2013

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News Archive from UMMC in 2013

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January 2013
Gov. Phil Bryant, UM Chancellor Dan Jones break ground for new school of medicine building01/07/2013
BankPlus and Nickelodeon star present check to Friends of Children's Hospital01/08/2013
UMMC telecasts live heart-repair procedures to international conference01/22/2013
Members Exchange Credit Union donates to Children's Hospital01/25/2013
February 2013
AAEM selects Jones for Young Physicians Board02/01/2013
Kidney transplants hit UMMC record in 2012, liver service to restart this year02/12/2013
Taste of the U to draw hundreds of revelers, dozens of competitors and one, 7-foot celebrity chef02/19/2013
March 2013
Researchers describe first 'functional HIV cure' in an infant03/03/2013
The Band Perry to perform benefit concert for The MIND Center03/13/2013
Insurance company presents $23,000 to Friends of Children's Hospital03/13/2013
UMMC Transplant team completes first liver case in 22 years03/14/2013
UMMC Administration notifies patients of breach of protected health and personal information03/21/2013
April 2013
Mississippi native returns home to take over rural physicians scholarship program04/04/2013
66 graves uncovered at UMMC linked to asylum04/09/2013
Woodward appointed to national school accrediting body04/12/2013
UMMC Pediatrician Hannah Gay named to Time Magazine's Time 10004/18/2013
Free oral cancer screening det for Monday, Tuesday04/19/2013
UMMC to host annual meeting of Society of Black Academic Surgeons04/24/2013
Children's Hospital Heart Surgery Program celebrates milestone 1,000 procedure04/25/2013
May 2013
The Band Perry Concert raises funds, awareness for Alzheimer's research at UMMC's Mind Center05/08/2013
Mississippi's First-Ever Medical-Legal Partnership to empower people living with HIV/AIDS05/09/2013
UMMC a big part of Mission of Mercy 201305/13/2013
Local students among record number of graduates at UMMC's 57th Commencement05/24/2013
Neuroscientist researcher and educator recognized with UMMC's first Regions Bank TEACH Prize05/27/2013
June 2013
UMMC professor elected to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists06/05/2013
UMMC promotions and tenure06/10/2013
UMMC marks 50th anniversary of world's first lung transplant06/10/2013
Obesity research expert discusses AMA's recognition of condition as a disease06/20/2013
July 2013
UMMC urges fireworks safety this fourth of July07/02/2013
UMMC to continue seeing all patients as negotiations over reimbursement continue with insurer07/17/2013
UMMC named to "Most Wired" health-care list07/18/2013
August 2013
With agreement signed, UMMC patients with Blue Cross Insurance remain in network08/05/2013
Newly appointed chair of medicine at UMMC brings depth of experience08/06/2013
UMMC Graduate School's summer-research programs link local undergraduates with lab science08/06/2013
UMMC taps new CEO for adult hospitals08/09/2013
UMMC to enter lease agreement for Grenada Lake Medical Center08/15/2013
Mississippi's physician workforce director brings 'Passion, Vision' to new role08/23/2013
Statement on Aug. 21 Data Breach08/23/2013
September 2013
MIND Center director to discuss findings on brain aging09/24/2013
UMMC appoints new associate vice chancellor of research09/25/2013
UMMC names new chair of Emergency Medicine09/25/2013
October 2013
Chicken nugget autopsy finds meat, bone, connective tissue, fat, and poor health implications10/02/2013
Child born with HIV still in remission after 18 months off treatment, experts report10/23/2013
November 2013
Dr. Aaron Shirley to receive national medical school award for diversity efforts11/01/2013
Dodge-Khatami joins UMMC Children's Heart Center11/12/2013
Mullen Family Foundation presents $25,000 check to Friends of Children's Hospital11/12/2013
UMMC establishes planned giving program11/13/2013
After 15 years, Jackson Heart Study leader to step away11/13/2013
New collaboration expanding research in world-renowned heart studies11/17/2013
December 2013
UMMC joins international research effort to prevent Type 1 Diabetes12/03/2013
Radiation oncologist named as UMMC Cancer Institute director12/04/2013
Children's Hospital System receives Quality Award12/05/2013
Doctors at UMMC complete state's first pancreas transplant12/11/2013