2012

News Archive from UMMC in 2012

January 2012
UMMC reducing staffing by 115 employees01/04/2012
Glen Campbell to perform benefit concert for the MIND Center01/06/2012
Dr. A. Wallace Conerly, former Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at UMMC, dies01/10/2012
Medical Center's annual fundraiser event promises to be largest ever01/13/2012
UMHC head, neck cancer surgeons use robotic surgery to treat tumors01/23/2012
February 2012
Remembrance provides support for pregnancy loss, early infant death02/08/2012
Clay joins UMHC as chief of plastic surgery02/10/2012
Preparations to begin for improvements to UMMC campus02/14/2012
UMMC medical team provides multidisciplinary approach to sleep apnea02/15/2012
Quon named UMMC's School of Dentistry alumnus of the year02/15/2012
UMMC medical team provides multidisciplinary approach to sleep apnea02/15/2012
Quon named UMMC's School of Dentistry alumnus of the year02/15/2012
School of Pharmacy debuts new education facility at UMMC02/23/2012
School of Pharmacy debuts new education facility at UMMC02/23/2012
Eleventh annual radiothon benefits Children's Hospital02/28/2012
Eleventh annual radiothon benefits Children's Hospital02/28/2012
March 2012
Eleventh annual radiothon raises $381,239 for Children's Hospital03/06/2012
UMMC offers breakthrough drug to better diagnose Parkinson's disease03/27/2012
Jackson Preparatory School donates books03/27/2012
UMMC professor co-chairs national Medicaid/CHIP advisory group03/28/2012
April 2012
Dr. Myrna Alexander Nickens joins UMMC04/16/2012
UMMC infertility specialist hosts informational seminar04/18/2012
Multi-state research consortium convenes at UMMC to fight cancer04/23/2012
UMMC's congenital heart surgery team bests national averages in two years04/23/2012
Free oral cancer screening set for Friday04/24/2012
May 2012
Update On Pearl Police Officers Shooting05/01/2012
Batson Hospital names 2012 Children's Miracle Network "Champion"05/07/2012
Major donation by health management associates to aid Jackson Free Clinic05/10/2012
Update on Terry High School student Kaddarius Bullie05/10/2012
Self-harm study of Miss. youth finds highest rate in African-American males05/14/2012
New Research tower to boost biomedical study at UMMC, private startups05/17/2012
Reeves appointed School of Dentistry Dean05/18/2012
June 2012
Jones elected to leadership position in emergency medicine society06/01/2012
UMMC Stroke Center receives recognition for stroke care06/04/2012
UMMC Faculty, Students Selected to Participate in First GE National Medical Fellowships06/15/2012
Rodriguez Joins UMMC Faculty in Pediatric Allergy, Immunology06/15/2012
Chen joins UMMC Faculty in Stroke, Neurocritical Care06/22/2012
Free HIV screening event offers chance to 'Take the test, take control'06/25/2012
Mississippi Marrow Donor Program Seeks Perfect Match for Patients06/27/2012
Stem-cell clinical trial at UMMC tests new therapy for stroke06/27/2012
Scotus ruling statement from the UMMC Vice Chancellor Dr. James Keeton06/28/2012
July 2012
UMMC names Lehman Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Chair07/02/2012
UMMC appoints new Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair07/02/2012
UMMC Names new Chief for the Division of Dermatology07/09/2012
Brandon resident elected to National Board of Medical Honor Society07/13/2012
School of Medicine earns accreditation for eight years07/16/2012
UMMC Physician and Researcher with Jackson Heart Study Receives U.S. Presidential Career Award07/25/2012
Study Enrolls Children, Grandchildren of Jackson Heart Study Participants for Obesity Research07/25/2012
UMMC Recognized in Three Specialties in U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Report07/25/2012
UMMC Epilepsy Center Director Seeks to Educate Public About Largely Misunderstood Disorder07/31/2012
August 2012
UMMC Names New Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology08/02/2012
UMMC Assistant Professor Elected to National Register Board08/02/2012
Ole Miss Undergrads Gain Biomedical Research Experience in Summer Program at UMMC08/10/2012
Marshall receives first endowed chair in allergy, immunology at UMMC08/15/2012
Friends of Children's Hospital pledges $2 million to new Children's Heart Center08/20/2012
September 2012
Contract with UMMC for local portion of National Children's Study to end, research to continue09/12/2012
UMMC Aims to Raise Awareness on Alzheimer's Action Day09/17/2012
UMMC study in children considers how temperament can influence anxiety disorders09/20/2012
Clinical trial reveals pterostilbene lowers blood pressure in adults09/20/2012
UMMC Student Enrichment Program Partners with City of Jackson09/21/2012
October 2012
Cystic Fibrosis Education Day to Update Patients, Families, Health-Care Professionals10/31/2012
November 2012
Kohl’s Donates to Children’s Hospital Safety initiatives11/08/2012
UMMC faculty member picked to lead two otolaryngology groups11/26/2012
December 2012
UMMC lab offers new concussion test for young athletes12/04/2012
Sleep Study in African-Americans seeks connections to heart disease, stroke12/19/2012
Making Strides in 2012, MIND Center Adds Researchers, Technology in Quest Against Alzheimer's12/21/2012