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January 2020
People of the U: Ophelia Spencer01/02/2020
People of the U: Patrick O'Brien01/06/2020
In 2020, learn to be happy for years to come01/06/2020
People of the U: Dr. Saurabh Bhardwaj01/08/2020
Taking care of yourself? That can be messy for millennials01/09/2020
If obstructive sleep apnea makes rest elusive, a new device can help01/09/2020
Sanderson Farms Championship host breaks record with $1.3M gift to help Children’s Hospital01/09/2020
New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists01/13/2020
State’s 2020 CMNH Champion keeps the beat with a mended heart01/16/2020
People of the U: Shauna-Kay Spencer01/17/2020
AirCare embarks on collaborative program with new aviation partner01/21/2020
People of the U: Jenny Herron01/22/2020
Patient’s mysterious neurological disease no match for UMMC specialist01/23/2020
Managing your weight: UMMC program offers individualized approach01/27/2020
Biobank builds up new leadership, research efforts01/27/2020
After 42 years, Imogene Clark still loyal dental school patient01/30/2020
New UMMC Grenada, Holmes County CEO focuses on quality health care01/30/2020
At 5, Tupelo pediatric specialty clinic shows steady growth01/30/2020
People of the U: Jim Miller01/31/2020
UMMC salutes Barksdales for diversity, inclusion contributions01/31/2020
February 2020
Nursing alum receives national award for diabetic peds work02/03/2020
People of the U: Caroline Compretta02/05/2020
People of the U: James White02/05/2020
Eye care providers can often spot the unexpected during routine exams02/06/2020
SOD faculty, students' weeklong mission: Offer free care to more than 1,00002/06/2020
Mississippi museum brings the arts to adult cancer patients at UMMC02/06/2020
Keeton Chair represents professional pinnacle for pediatric urology chief02/10/2020
Photos: 340 JPS students receive free dental care during Give Kids a Smile02/10/2020
2020 Dental Alumna of the Year passionate about dentistry, community02/13/2020
AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health02/13/2020
SOPH executive in residence shares population health expertise02/17/2020
M.D./Ph.D. students promote representation with physician scientist event02/17/2020
People of the U: Mary Geneva Lindsey02/19/2020
Task force targets opioid crisis with information barrage02/20/2020
With state-of-the-art anesthesia machine, everyone’s sleeping better02/20/2020
COVID-19: UMMC experts explain what you need to know about novel coronavirus02/20/2020
Winter illness 101: fever can be key to diagnosis02/24/2020
New adult hospitals CEO continuing UMMC journey to excellence02/24/2020
People of the U: Lacie Matherne02/24/2020
School of Medicine makes good on PROMISE to foster more diversity02/27/2020
Clinical trial partnership unique to state gives Huntington’s patients hope02/27/2020
People of the U: Jose Lucar Lloveras02/28/2020
COVID-19: Risk in Mississippi low, but experts predict rise in U.S. cases02/28/2020
March 2020
Children’s of Mississippi patients take to airwaves during radiothon03/02/2020
At last, Jazmyn Shaw is on home ground03/02/2020
People of the U: Michelle Crawford03/04/2020
People of the U: Etoile Patrick03/04/2020
People of the U: Leah Ross03/04/2020
Mississippi Thrive!: Most young children need developmental health care03/05/2020
UMMC nurses reflect on nursing's rank as most trusted profession03/05/2020
UMMC leaders, infectious disease experts answer COVID-19 questions03/05/2020
Breaking story: For orthopaedic surgery chair, it all falls into place03/09/2020
In ob-gyn chair’s life and career, it’s always something – worthwhile03/09/2020
Photos: MS Miracles Radiothon raises $441,057 one donation at a time03/09/2020
COVID-19 infection prevention: Employee questions answered03/12/2020
New name reflects ongoing mission for pediatric hem-onc center03/12/2020
As reported COVID-19 cases increase, UMMC stands ready for action03/16/2020
eCV adopts temporary weekly publishing schedule03/16/2020
UMMC leaders detail preparations for care of COVID-19 patients03/18/2020
Medical Center experts offer advice on dealing with COVID-19 stressors03/19/2020
Telehealth app, drive-through collection to speed up COVID-19 testing03/20/2020
Photos: Pictures tell story of COVID-19's impact03/23/2020
COVID-19 and pregnancy: What you should know03/24/2020
MSDH, UMMC organize mobile testing sites for one day only03/26/2020
UMMC begins in-house testing for COVID-1903/27/2020
UMMC, MSDH to open one-day drive-through COVID-19 testing sites03/28/2020
Community donors bolster Medical Center during COVID-19 response03/29/2020
UMMC students volunteer for ‘army’ fighting novel coronavirus03/30/2020
UMMC, MSDH to open one-day drive-through COVID-19 testing sites in Lauderdale, Adams, Pearl River and Tippah counties03/31/2020
April 2020
UMMC pandemic expert: Social distancing now will save lives, lessen COVID-19 spread04/01/2020
UMMC experts offer coping tips for children, parents04/01/2020
UMMC calls on community members to help protect health care heroes04/05/2020
Telehealth virtual 'house call' for UMMC patients during pandemic04/06/2020
Emotions come home to roost as Mississippians shelter in place04/06/2020
Medical Center deploys UMMC Reserves to aid in COVID-19 battle04/06/2020
Cities in Smith, Webster and Tunica counties set for one-day mobile COVID-19 testing04/06/2020
UMMC builds ventilators for COVID-19 pandemic response04/07/2020
Mobile field clinic established for patients with non-emergency respiratory illness04/08/2020
Stay home to keep children with medical conditions healthy, experts say04/11/2020
Photos: One mission, one family - UMMC takes on COVID-1904/13/2020
Telehealth technology 'linchpin' of Medical Center’s COVID-19 response04/13/2020
Are random acts of kindness part of your story?04/13/2020
Statewide COVID-19 testing proves instrumental to 'flattening the curve'04/13/2020
People of the U: Nathalie Jones04/13/2020
UMMC begins COVID-19 clinical trials04/15/2020
Field clinic for respiratory illness opens to public, provider referrals04/15/2020
Self-care crucial while caring for loved ones with dementia04/20/2020
Regions matches donations to UMMC COVID-19 relief up to $50K04/20/2020
In midst of pandemic, UMMC continues taking care of patients04/20/2020
Those at higher COVID-19 complication risk should note these tips04/20/2020
Infectious diseases, prevention team keeps COVID-19 on the run04/24/2020
SEC Faculty Achievement Award recognizes Jones' accomplishments04/27/2020
Life during COVID-19: It's your story to tell04/27/2020
Medical Center teams' focus: Staying connected while apart04/27/2020
May 2020
Medical Center credits students’ COVID-19 response – in due course05/04/2020
Leading the charge: Jones, Wilson help steer COVID-19 command team05/04/2020
COVID-19 isolation good for public health, worrisome for mental health05/04/2020
COVID-19 impacts black communities more heavily, study shows05/07/2020
New facility improves emergency response, communication05/11/2020
Humanism chapter receives reward for its golden touch05/11/2020
#UMMCGrad2020: Bailey relies on family, fortitude to prevail05/11/2020
VIDEO: Honoring UMMC's health care heroes, today and always05/11/2020
#UMMCGrad2020: UMMC employee graduates with long-awaited degree05/18/2020
Pilot project becomes mental health CHAMP during pandemic05/18/2020
Health System keeps ship steady despite COVID-19's uncharted waters05/18/2020
#UMMCGrad2020: Health Sciences duo proud to be UMMC’s first C2C grads05/22/2020
#UMMCGrad2020: New SOPH grad to tackle social health disparities05/22/2020
#UMMCGrad2020: Pharmacy grads Fizer, Washington got start at Murrah05/22/2020
#UMMCGrad2020: SGSHS graduate motivates herself, others05/22/2020
Obstacles can't keep UMMC's Class of 2020 from crossing the finish line05/22/2020
#UMMCGrad2020: SOD grad, leader, advocate steps up during crisis05/22/2020
Biomedical Materials Science chair earns top educator honor05/26/2020
UMMC tests 15,000 for COVID-19, expands testing to other groups05/26/2020
Heart failure admissions plummet – is the pandemic to blame?05/26/2020
Robinson to lead CCRI clinical trials program05/28/2020
June 2020
These heart rhythm experts don’t miss a beat06/01/2020
As COVID-19 numbers grow, so does creative patient placement06/01/2020
SON's evidence-based practice group achieves international affiliation06/01/2020
People of the U: Kaleigh Reynolds06/08/2020
SOD grant to help remove dental barriers to life-saving care06/08/2020
Nursing students benefit from Mississippi Board of Nursing scholarships06/08/2020
FCC grant gives boost to Center for Telehealth's COVID-19 care06/08/2020
People of the U: Caroline Murray06/08/2020
Stemming COVID-19: ‘What we are doing now is not working’06/09/2020
Clinical trial tests plasma as possible COVID-19 treatment06/12/2020
Tick, tick, tick – time is short when these arachnids attack06/15/2020
Most cancer drug trials need better design, study shows06/15/2020
People of the U: Corinne Sampson and Alyssa Bradford06/17/2020
People of the U: Katie Smith06/17/2020
Antibodies and COVID-19: What you should know06/20/2020
Bancroft Fund gifts $1 million to create Bird Discharge Lobby06/22/2020
UMMC places Oxford SON students in Jackson amid pandemic06/22/2020
OCH Regional Medical Center, UMMC open OCH Cardiology with University Heart06/22/2020
Caring for COVID-19 patients: Teamwork, time make difference06/22/2020
University Dentists resumes practice with safety in mind06/29/2020
AirCare, Anderson Regional Medical Center enhance affiliation06/30/2020
July 2020
People of the U: Richard Waite07/01/2020
Skin Cancer Center offers expert care for common cancers07/06/2020
Patient goes from NICU to pageant winner07/07/2020
Children's experts: Don’t miss peds visits during pandemic07/13/2020
As Mississippians with HIV age, their health risks increase07/13/2020
People of the U: Val McClora07/15/2020
COVID-19-burdened UMMC braces for tacked-on crises07/20/2020
Caring for COVID-19-positive moms a labor of love07/20/2020
SON's school-based clinics expand behavioral health care07/20/2020
People of the U: Kim Horn07/22/2020
From STEM to stern, research lab is all-female, all-diverse, all the time07/27/2020
Procedure to ease prostate obstruction improves patients’ quality of life07/27/2020
World-class surgical care helps Hunter Lindsay grasp his potential07/27/2020
People of the U: Casey Spell07/29/2020
August 2020
Praise be: Matemavi’s journey fired with passion, purpose08/03/2020
Breathe easier over one less barrier to lung cancer screening08/03/2020
Trustmark contributes $500K for new pediatric expansion08/03/2020
People of the U: Caleb Zumbro08/05/2020
Children’s of Mississippi: Safety you can rely on08/07/2020
Pandemic sparks classroom flexibility, staff creativity for fall semester08/10/2020
For sickest patients with COVID, struggle for recovery begins with emergency care08/10/2020
Kids are special. Children’s hospitals are, too.08/10/2020
Agreement paves way for BCBS MS patients’ AirCare coverage08/17/2020
Few positives mean good news for antibody study08/17/2020
Critical care expertise, experience define the 'C' in ICU08/24/2020
New Interventional Radiology Suite offers state-of-the-art care08/25/2020
Epic’s Healthy Planet helps caregivers fill patient care gaps08/31/2020
September 2020
People of the U: Kayla Taylor09/02/2020
People of the U: Rosalind Williams09/02/2020
People of the U: Dr. Dave and Dr. Laura Vearrier09/02/2020
People of the U: Dan Coleman09/03/2020
Children’s of Mississippi names expansion after Sandersons09/04/2020
New telehealth chief uses expertise to address health issues09/08/2020
Research enterprise reaches new grant, award heights09/08/2020
Patient has energy to play, thanks to Ebeid's world-class skills09/14/2020
Masks foil lipreading for those with hearing loss; you can help09/14/2020
People of the U: Lucy Varela-Quintero09/16/2020
Written in stone: UMMC to commemorate pandemic experience09/21/2020
Hearing never sounded so good for Jackson preteen09/21/2020
Jackson Heart Study marks 20 years with virtual conference09/21/2020
Community Bank gift boosts CAY’s ASD program09/22/2020
People of the U: Josh Warren09/23/2020
This year's tournament may be different, but Sanderson Farms Championship’s mission remains unchanged09/28/2020
When seconds count, AirCare brings blood to critically ill patients09/28/2020
UMMC receives $1.6 million for COVID-19 community study09/28/2020
October 2020
Father-son duo update world’s most important physiology book10/05/2020
Inhale, then exhale: New lung procedure makes it all possible10/05/2020
Hero Awards augment annual research excellence honors10/05/2020
Ribbon to be cut tomorrow on Sanderson Tower10/12/2020
UMMC begins NIH study on COVID-19, community engagement10/12/2020
CODA study examines appendicitis treatment options10/12/2020
Ribbon cut on Kathy And Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s Of Mississippi10/13/2020
Sanderson Tower readies for November ‘Go Live’10/19/2020
Therapists restore movement, quality of life to patients with COVID-1910/19/2020
Eat, pray, love: McMullan’s life, career 'crash course' in sharing10/19/2020
Regions Bank makes $225k donation to Sanderson Tower10/22/2020
Jackson Free Clinic patients 'get the picture' with ultrasounds10/26/2020
Medical Center’s 1,000th hospitalized patient with COVID-19 safely discharged home10/26/2020
November 2020
Rural renewal: Small-town medicine delivers for Indianola doc11/02/2020
Patient care begins today in Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower11/02/2020
Photos: Halloween events are treats for Children’s patients11/02/2020
Private pediatric intensive care rooms open at Sanderson Tower11/03/2020
People of the U: Miranda Magee11/04/2020
Private neonatal intensive care rooms open in Sanderson Tower11/04/2020
A wish come true: Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower opens11/09/2020
Consummate 'nurse's nurse' reflects on her retirement11/09/2020
Meredith Aldridge named new leader of Medical Center’s Office of Development11/11/2020
Xavier’s heart, hands mended by Children’s of Mississippi11/16/2020
Children’s of Mississippi holiday toy drives go virtual this year11/16/2020
People of the U: Laron Trigg11/18/2020
UMMC staff support HCQ COVID-19 ineffectiveness findings11/23/2020
Justice Dept. grants $6M to confront opioid abuse, save lives11/23/2020
Is your home COVID-19 ready? If you're unsure, use these tips11/23/2020
New office 'ultimate resource' for UMMC policy management11/30/2020
New dementia caregiver course meets growing need11/30/2020
Madison teen athlete's new team huddles at UMMC11/30/2020
December 2020
Stealth VoIP conversion enhances employee productivity12/07/2020
UMMC offers Greenville-area newborns best quality NICU care12/07/2020
Think the rules on COVID-19 keep changing? Here's why12/07/2020
UMMC's top nurse leader sets stellar patient care example12/07/2020
Pediatric CBD drug trial at UMMC gets two-year extension12/14/2020
Center for Telehealth lends expertise to cybersecurity manual12/14/2020
UMMC receives COVID-19 vaccine12/14/2020
UMMC begins vaccinating frontline employees for COVID-1912/16/2020
UMMC-led study: Children should avoid gatherings, not school12/21/2020
EversCare fights increased food insecurity during pandemic12/21/2020
Photos: UMMC staff partake in safe holiday celebrations12/21/2020
Vaccinations raise hopes, brighten smiles of UMMC employees12/21/2020
Doubly perfect: NIH bestows highest marks to UMMC Research12/28/2020
With new name, public school venerates Shirleys' memory12/28/2020
Good oral hygiene can factor in successful surgical outcomes12/28/2020