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January 2019
The best things in life – liver transplants included - are worth the wait01/03/2019
SOD to offer free week of care during Dental Mission Week01/04/2019
Emergency campus blood drive to allow UMMC community to give back01/07/2019
UMMC growing its robotic surgery program and necessary expertise01/07/2019
Sanderson Farms Championship host sets record with $1.25 M gift to Friends of Children’s Hospital01/10/2019
Student-led food drive diverts surplus to soup kitchen01/10/2019
Batson legacy lives on in UMMC, statewide pediatric advancements01/14/2019
Refurbished newspaper machines get new lives as Children's little libraries01/14/2019
Thriving after heart transplant, tragic fire, Gabbi Smith turns 101/17/2019
Asylum Hill grant boosts mission to record descendants’ stories01/17/2019
Five years of health care progress: UMMC Grenada looks to the future01/24/2019
People of the U: Gary Reeves01/24/2019
SOD first to offer anesthesia training to hygiene students01/24/2019
CMNH selects ‘amazing’ Aubrey Armstrong Mississippi's Champion01/25/2019
Jackson Heart, tobacco study link smoking, peripheral artery disease01/28/2019
Hattiesburg Clinic, UMMC announce collaboration to boost quality care01/31/2019
Population Health invites UMMC Family to play BINGO01/31/2019
Nation’s top dentist addresses students at his alma mater01/31/2019
Wiser nurse earns Good Catch; Dermatology makes SKINPACT01/31/2019
February 2019
People of the U: Alana Bowman, Dr. Jason Griggs02/04/2019
A movable feast: Librarian returns artifacts found during lunchtime rambles02/04/2019
UMMC change managers inspire consistent delivery, excellent care02/04/2019
SPRINT study shows lowering BP may help memory, cognition02/07/2019
Video: SOD provides care for hundreds of JPS elementary students02/07/2019
EversCare food pantry partnership helps feed patients in need02/07/2019
As flu spikes in state, experts offer advice on treatment, prevention02/07/2019
Video: ENT students, staff give back to Mississippi Food Network02/11/2019
SOD alumni board names former MDA president Alumnus of the Year02/11/2019
School of Nursing moving, growing in Oxford02/11/2019
SOD serves more than 1,000 during third Dental Mission Week02/11/2019
Stem cell donation is start of Staursky’s overall plan02/12/2019
Video: Diversity, inclusion shine constant light on UMMC02/14/2019
More accessible research partnerships lead to greater medical progress02/18/2019
SHRP Alumnus of Year uses D.H.A. skills to lead Children’s of Mississippi02/18/2019
Community, training centers add to Jackson Heart Study's mission02/21/2019
Sharing the pain: Students from four disciplines simulate patient care02/21/2019
UMMC-Anderson collaboration brings specialty peds care closer to Meridian-area patients02/21/2019
Periodontics chair, D3 student, SON earn awards02/21/2019
MS Miracles Radiothon to broadcast from new location: Student Union02/25/2019
IHL names SGSHS student affairs head top diversity educator02/25/2019
SON students, VA nurses form unique partnership02/25/2019
Murmur of the heart: Editor’s zeal pumps life into student journal02/28/2019
Three decades a UMMC anesthesiologist, Brunson takes on new role02/28/2019
March 2019
A 'culture of care:' Pediatrician translates lessons from family to clinic03/04/2019
Mississippi Miracles Radiothon tops $500K for third consecutive year03/04/2019
Video: 4N staff promote washing hands every time03/07/2019
SGSHS REACHes elementary students for science education03/07/2019
After battling infections, Grenada boy 'back in the game'03/11/2019
Run-and-gun mentor: In academic medicine, Brodell runs full-court press03/11/2019
Jeopardy! competitor, UMMC experts lend perspective to host's diagnosis03/11/2019
Video: Med students meet their Match on one of 'best days of the year’03/18/2019
Be-HIP focuses on mental health services for high-risk infants, preschoolers03/18/2019
New collaboration will give first responders technology tools to save lives03/21/2019
SON recognized for outstanding work in medically underserved Delta school district03/21/2019
UMMC researcher’s pioneering work gives rise to new severe depression drug03/21/2019
You Be the Chemist: SOD hosts middle school chemistry competition03/25/2019
Touching base daily by telehealth helps BMT patients recover more quickly03/25/2019
Maihle joins UMMC Cancer Institute03/26/2019
Talent Development Series helps UMMC employees Prepare for Success03/27/2019
Hope Lodge goal: Patients more focused on their cancer fight03/28/2019
April 2019
Children’s Heart growth, leadership attract second pediatric heart surgeon04/01/2019
Adult congenital heart program receives coveted national accolade04/04/2019
Photos: UMMC celebrates Public Health Week04/04/2019
Medical school dream no longer haunts ground-breaking student04/08/2019
Population Health lecture addresses sickness, wellness in U.S.04/08/2019
SON, NIH team up to reduce cervical cancer in Mississippi04/11/2019
Integrative Health gives quality of life to patients with chronic diseases04/11/2019
Base Pair earns community engagement kudos from Ole Miss04/15/2019
In grief, despite tragedy, families generously give gift of life04/15/2019
Patients, families' committee service helps shape care, experience at UMMC04/15/2019
When seconds count, 'Stop the Bleed' can save a life04/18/2019
DOM, Barksdale Lecturer: Data-driven medicine speeds progress04/18/2019
UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute boasts new name, strong goals04/22/2019
Alon Bee to honor wife’s memory with naming of private NICU room04/22/2019
UMMC renames room for beloved SOM educator, father figure04/22/2019
Taking up residents: Projects pursue greater doctor relevance, well-being04/22/2019
Giving TWOsday doubles campaign donations through April 3004/25/2019
Service commemorates body donors' gifts to students, future patients04/25/2019
100-Day Workout gives voice – and action – to employee suggestions04/29/2019
SOPH academic life study, website fight faculty burnout04/29/2019
May 2019
Video: Healing Arts offer much-needed emotional, visual medicine05/02/2019
Say it with food and fun: UMMC appreciates its employees05/02/2019
ER tragedy poses life lesson for professor – and parent05/02/2019
New CNO brings hospital expansion experience to Children’s of Mississippi05/06/2019
New patient floor helps meet UMMC’s capacity needs05/06/2019
Graduate Medical Education's goal? Building residency relationships05/09/2019
Physiologist claims UMMC's top educator honor05/09/2019
Digital first: Online certificate programs expand graduate opportunities05/13/2019
#UMMCGrad19: SGSHS student says 'yes' to selfless excellence05/16/2019
#UMMCGrad19: Powell's resume includes CNN, GMA, ABC – and now, M.D.05/16/2019
Gold Humanism celebrates 'other half' of being a doctor05/16/2019
UMMC's patient safety efforts take big leap forward05/16/2019
Photos: Gurney racers gun for Golden Stethoscope05/20/2019
#UMMCGrad19: Nigeria-born SON graduate hopes to open pediatric clinic in home country05/20/2019
#UMMCGrad19: MHS Program bolsters flight nurse’s career opportunities05/20/2019
10 years and counting: AirCare2 celebrates anniversary in east-central Mississippi05/20/2019
New study at UMMC to explore disease risk factors in rural South05/21/2019
#UMMCGrad19: From cafeteria worker to dentist, Alper Coban stands out for work ethic and research experience05/23/2019
Project SEARCH grads ready to work at UMMC, in community05/23/2019
#UMMCGrad19: Pharmacy class president to PGY1, Elizabeth Hearn continues growth at UMMC05/23/2019
#UMMCGrad19: First SOPH grads dig into data05/23/2019
UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions05/24/2019
Illness keeps rad sciences student from Commencement, not graduation05/30/2019
Study seeks to understand RURAL residents' health challenges05/30/2019
#UMMCGrad19: Graduates to touch lives through healing arts05/30/2019
June 2019
New award celebrates UMMC employees’ excellence06/03/2019
New chaplain position helps SOM students develop holistic care approach06/03/2019
‘Before her time:’ Former interim CEO leaves lasting impact on UMMC06/03/2019
Visual management boards give frontline staff care solutions forum06/10/2019
Photos: Colorful sigs make patients, providers part of peds expansion06/10/2019
Capital Ortho to serve as UMMC resident training facility06/11/2019
Maternal Fetal Medicine brings care team together for mothers, babies06/17/2019
First tooth controls where and when the rest come in06/17/2019
Retiring facilities executive accentuates the positive during 47-year career06/24/2019
School of Dentistry opens state-of-the-art technology center for students06/24/2019
Descendants of asylum patients to share stories at archival event06/24/2019
CHAMPS, UMMC to launch new breastfeeding education modules06/24/2019
UMMC pediatric expansion grows to full seven-story height06/27/2019
Enterprise resource conversion represents dawn of new Workday06/28/2019
July 2019
Residents, welcome to your new life – beginning today07/01/2019
In unique collaboration, UMMC physicians to offer services at Merit Health Madison facility07/03/2019
Registrar redux: Westerfield reminiscently passes gavel07/08/2019
State’s only pediatric headache specialist eases young patients' pain07/15/2019
UMMC’s antimicrobial stewardship program receives national kudos07/15/2019
Support group offers solace, guidance to Alzheimer’s caregivers07/15/2019
HRSA bolsters Telehealth's mission: research, innovation, quality care07/22/2019
Think your hearing is just fine? Consider these study results07/22/2019
Spine surgeon’s life cycles through patient care, administrative duties, retirement07/29/2019
Six-month cannabidiol drug trial at UMMC gets one-year extension07/29/2019
Photos: Football players kick off fun for Children’s of Mississippi patients07/29/2019
August 2019
New initiative aims to educate providers about human trafficking08/05/2019
U.S. News lists UMMC's cancer program among tops in nation08/05/2019
Miss Mississippi pairs organ donation platform with UMMC transplant program visit08/08/2019
Video: Science is a SURE thing at UMMC08/12/2019
Well-being focus nets UMMC Healthiest Workplaces kudos08/12/2019
New division to expand genetic testing as a health care force08/12/2019
People of the U: Dr. Frank Han08/15/2019
Anatomy of change: Pull-schedule session starts peds tower transition08/15/2019
Office of Clinical Trials coordinates, optimizes research process08/15/2019
Leaders cut ribbon on Center for Advancement of Youth's new home08/16/2019
Video: Organ donation platform brings Miss Mississippi to UMMC08/19/2019
Lab coats symbolize pride, professionalism in SGSHS08/19/2019
Two studies link blood pressure, brain health08/22/2019
Doctors perform medical 'first' during facial tumor surgery08/22/2019
SHRP gift: Former nursing coordinator's family gives ergonomic donation08/23/2019
Video: Patient pups are best of friends in times of need08/26/2019
New 'Ride with MIND' car tag supports Alzheimer’s awareness, research08/26/2019
Implant recall leaves many with questions about their health, safety08/27/2019
Stefanek joins CCRI08/28/2019
More leading lights brighten Medical Alumni Chapter’s Hall of Fame08/29/2019
UMMC to expand HIV research08/29/2019
September 2019
National telehealth accreditation affirms quality of UMMC's patient care09/05/2019
New CRTU ushers in unprecedented clinical research for Mississippi09/05/2019
Patients living with HIV receive “Helping HAND” to conquer addictions09/09/2019
Robotic device gives surgeons more flexibility to treat head, neck cancers09/09/2019
Family Medicine tries new responsible opioid prescribing tools09/12/2019
Photos: UMMC dedicates 'Franny’s Hour' as time to heal09/12/2019
Population health management graduates apply skills to practice09/12/2019
Barksdales’ gifts help students keep ‘the main thing the main thing’09/16/2019
Grant funding boosts HIV care access throughout Southeast09/16/2019
Photos: Putts, pups and Sir Saint - SFC brings fun from the fairway09/19/2019
Small, large lesion pairing accelerates cognitive decline09/19/2019
Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC09/19/2019
Hilal joins CCRI hematology team09/19/2019
UMMC surgeons take on new roles09/19/2019
Patents, trademarks display UMMC’s innovation09/23/2019
Little hearts, many experts: Children’s Heart Center grows to meet needs09/23/2019
Sanderson Farms first: SON staffs first aid tent09/23/2019
SOM graduate is orthopaedic surgery trailblazer09/26/2019
‘My Favorite Doctor:’ Nine-year-old loves going to the dentist09/26/2019
What do we know about vaping? Not enough.09/26/2019
Benson Charitable Foundation makes $1M gift to Children’s Of Mississippi09/26/2019
Better experience at Merit Health Madison key for UMMC surgery patients09/30/2019
October 2019
Deadline to apply for free dental care Nov. 110/01/2019
News Articles10/01/2019
Medicine still mending from Jim Crow era10/03/2019
New SON dean's goal: Prepare school for huge shift in nursing education10/03/2019
Dynamic new intranet site to offer information portal to all things UMMC10/07/2019
From author’s dental pain comes promise of healing10/07/2019
Front and Center: Michelle Chambers10/07/2019
Front and Center: Parminder Vig10/07/2019
Front and Center: Tyler Sullivan10/09/2019
UMMC opens primary care clinic for LGBTQ patients10/10/2019
School of Nursing in Oxford celebrates new home, expanded class size10/10/2019
‘Colobundle’ of care keeps surgical site infections at bay10/14/2019
Children’s of Mississippi expansion to include state-of-the-art surgical suites10/17/2019
Experts plan to call the shots this flu season10/17/2019
Breast cancer screenings can save lives10/21/2019
In a tale of two departments, former classmates reunite as chairs10/21/2019
UMMC, C Spire collaborate on new health app10/24/2019
$1M Child Life endowment serves as memorial for Friends chair10/24/2019
Front and Center: Myrtle Tate10/24/2019
Front and Center: Cynthia Collins10/24/2019
Hepatitis C provider education ECHOes throughout Mississippi10/28/2019
Research excellence awards mark faculty, staff achievements10/28/2019
JHS findings link one-third of heart disease, stroke cases to HTN10/28/2019
It’s frightening how Halloween costume contact lenses can infect, damage eyes10/28/2019
Southwest Health System, UMMC announce health care affiliation10/29/2019
A kidney transplant wait can take years - but just months with a live donor10/31/2019
Photos: Halloween harvest happenings at Children’s of Mississippi10/31/2019
November 2019
During milestone year, UMMC's DAISY Awards extend recognition scope11/04/2019
Respiratory therapists PHIL vital role as medical professionals11/04/2019
Distinguished alumna recounts mentors' roles at SGSHS Research Day11/04/2019
Front and Center: James Purvis11/04/2019
After accident, Ole Miss senior back in school, thanks to SON students11/07/2019
SOPH moves into new home, affirms commitment to healthier state11/07/2019
Front and Center: Mary E. Thompson11/08/2019
From tragedy, life: Organ donors give ultimate gift11/11/2019
Cancer programs add cardio-oncology services for patients at risk11/11/2019
People of the U: Courtney Smith11/14/2019
Emerging leaders represent health equity program's true legacy11/14/2019
Northington brings nursing experience to national leadership role11/14/2019
Front and Center: Srinivasan Vijayakumar11/15/2019
Children’s lobby mural to be mosaic of individual masterpieces11/18/2019
Barriers to breastfeeding subject of three-year NICU study at UMMC11/18/2019
If work events leave caregivers traumatized, help is on the way11/18/2019
Front and Center: Kristy Boyd11/19/2019
UMMC Grenada opens outpatient cancer care clinic, infusion services11/20/2019
Women’s basketball visits score wins with children’s hospital patients11/21/2019
Inventors, innovations recognized during inaugural event11/21/2019
Woodward gets nod for national role in academic medicine11/21/2019
UMMC experts agree: Gratefulness, good health go hand in hand11/25/2019
AirCare's innovative model helps caregivers cope with 'compassion fatigue'11/25/2019
Dedication, compassion, purpose drive UMMC's Volunteers of the Year11/25/2019
Front and Center: Anna Jordan Butts11/26/2019
December 2019
CMNH selects Mississippi’s Children's Miracle Champion for national role12/02/2019
Front and Center: Jacqueline Williams12/03/2019
Photos: First Lady, Children's of MS patient set season aglow12/05/2019
Nursing boom: Accelerated B.S.N. enrollment to increase 133 percent12/05/2019
Efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening in MS yield positive results12/05/2019
Front and Center: Katelyn Armstrong12/05/2019
People of the U: Santa Claus12/09/2019
Half match, whole hope: state’s first pediatric haploidentical transplant patient free from sickle cell12/09/2019
UMMC breaks ground on state’s first children's skilled nursing facility12/10/2019
Front and Center: Justin Brown12/11/2019
Photos: Holiday sweater competition runs gamut from festive to tacky12/12/2019
Photos: Holiday gingerbread houses help usher in Christmas season12/16/2019
Dentistry alumnus to sponsor school’s effort to treat children during Give Kids a Smile12/16/2019
Front and Center: Lillie Bledsoe12/16/2019
UMMC, CCRI provide custom wigs, makeovers to cancer patients12/19/2019
Child travels from Cambodia to undergo complex plastic surgery12/19/2019
As holidays approach, de-stress by 'keeping it real'12/19/2019
UMMC scientist's research may help future Moon, Mars missions12/23/2019
Photos: Bryants, Clauses wrap up holiday with surprise Children's visit12/23/2019
Front and Center: Bailey Stanford12/27/2019
Collaborations, national recognitions highlight UMMC's 2019 events12/30/2019
Growth, improved services highlight CCRI year12/31/2019