August 28, 2023

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New faculty join UMMC academic ranks

Published on Monday, August 28, 2023

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff. 

Dr. Elizabeth I. Adeyemi-Huben

Elizabeth Adeyemi

Dr. Elizabeth I. Adeyemi-Huben, recently a pediatrics resident at Children’s of Mississippi at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine. 

Adeyemi-Huben earned her medical degree at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine in Dothan in 2020. At Children’s of Mississippi, she serves as the pediatric chief resident. 

Her research experience includes stints at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York; University of South Florida Pediatric Epidemiology Center in Tampa; National Institutes of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland; Spelman College in Atlanta; Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York; and several more. 

The winner of several research and academic honors, she is the co-author of various professional publications. Her research has been presented at a number of international conferences and workshops including those in Paris, France; Geneva, Switzerland; and Montreal, Canada.  

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Dr. John Nathan Freeman

Nathan Freeman

Dr. John Nathan Freeman, recently a pediatric emergency medicine fellow at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine. 

He received his medical degree from the UMMC School of Medicine in 2016 before completing his residency in pediatrics at the Medical Center, where he was chief resident. As a resident and as a teacher at UMMC, he earned several awards for his achievements.  

Freeman has served as a preceptor, facilitator or guest speaker for a variety of education events or activities and has an extensive record of committee service at UMMC.  

Board-certified, he is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is the co-author of publications in professional journals and has made several presentations at regional and national meetings or conferences. 

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Dr. Rosalynn May

Rosalynn May

Dr. Rosalynn May, recently a pediatrics resident at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics-neonatology, in the School of Medicine. 

May, who received her medical degree in 2020 from the School of Medicine at UMMC, has been recognized for her scholarship and leadership. Her leadership roles have included membership on the Residency Review Subcommittee and acting as a mentor for upcoming medical students.  

She has served on medical missions and has extensive experience as a volunteer in the community, as a participant in health care initiatives and as a community health advocate. 

Her research experience covers the role of leptin in diabetes mellitus type 2, as well as quality improvement projects focused on antibiotic stewardship in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia and improvement of resident continuity clinic. 

A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, May is certified in pediatric advanced life support and in basic life support.