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News Archive from UMMC News in 2011

Welcome to the UMMC News Archive. Past news articles can be found according to their publication year in the list below.

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January 2011‹ go back
UMMC'S advanced PET/CT system provides clearer picture of abnormalities01/24/2011
UMMC fetal medicine center gives infants best chance at life01/27/2011
February 2011‹ go back
University neurosciences-stroke care earns AHA bronze award02/08/2011
UMMC's original aircare crew celebrates 15 years of service02/09/2011
More than 1,000 students to receive dental exams for Give Kids a Smile Day02/09/2011
Hope on the horizon panel to discuss latest Alzheimer's research02/17/2011
UMMC sports medicine physician inducted into academy02/23/2011
Children's Hospital names new chief nursing officer02/24/2011
UMMC teams with Magnolia Speech School to boost language development02/28/2011
March 2011‹ go back
Tenth annual radiothon benefits Children's Hospital03/01/2011
Starkville infant undergoes rare Norwood procedure for heart defect at UMMC03/03/2011
UMMC nurses receive recognition at Nightingale awards ceremony03/10/2011
UMMC cardiologist implants heart valve without open-heart surgery03/22/2011
April 2011‹ go back
UMMC professor, grad school dean, takes helm at American Physiological Society04/06/2011
Natchez native joins UMMC's congenital heart surgery team04/18/2011
Spine surgeon joins University of Mississippi Health Care04/25/2011
UMMC'S Wiser Hospital offers free childbirth classes04/28/2011
University Physicians offers seminar on hypertension04/28/2011
May 2011‹ go back
University Physicians-Grants Ferry hosts free health fair05/03/2011
UMMC physician named president of 53,000-member group05/04/2011
MIGMH awarded $2.1 million, multi-year federal grant for STD/HIV regional educational center05/10/2011
University Sports Medicine, Medicomp sponsor "challenge and combine" for high school players05/11/2011
Anti-cancer drug discovery partnership formed05/17/2011
UMMC, community colleges join forces to boost baccalaureate degrees05/18/2011
University Physicians offers June heart screenings in honor of fathers05/24/2011
UMMC part of study finding sickle cell treatment safe for young children05/25/2011
More than 600 receive degrees at UMMC's 55th commencement05/27/2011
June 2011‹ go back
Holmes county hospital awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission06/02/2011
Barr tabbed to lead pediatrics department at UMMC06/15/2011
Mississippi charity horse show gives $35,000 donation to Children's Hospital06/21/2011
UMHC offers Cardiac MR for children with congenital heart defects06/22/2011
UMMC residency helps first-year nurses manage frontline trials by fire06/23/2011
UMMC responds to filing by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine06/23/2011
Ridgway joins University of Mississippi Medical Center06/24/2011
July 2011‹ go back
Jones joins University of Mississippi Medical Center07/01/2011
Behavioral treatment for migraines a cost-effective alternative to meds, study finds07/01/2011
Jones joins University of Mississippi Medical Center07/01/2011
Awareness, cost, availability of care, all hurdles to colon cancer treatment in Mississippi07/05/2011
UMMC neurology chair elected to academic association07/06/2011
UMHC ranks nationally in three specialties in U.S. News' Best Hospital Report07/19/2011
UMMC School of Nursing wins $450,000 grant to provide health-care services to delta schools07/19/2011
Genetic map, including 5,000 Mississippians, to aid study of diseases, human evolution07/20/2011
Jaw-extension procedure resolves toddler's obstructed breathing07/21/2011
University Women's care offers one-day childbirth class07/25/2011
Children's Hospital introduces Adopt-A-Floor program07/30/2011
August 2011‹ go back
Mississippi cancer patients, families to benefit from ACS Patient Navigator Program at UMMC08/24/2011
Kidney, liver transplant surgeon joins UMMC08/25/2011
Incoming medical students receive white coats, prep to meet academic challenges08/26/2011
September 2011‹ go back
University of Mississippi Medical Center welcomes IVF specialist09/06/2011
University of Mississippi Medical Center welcomes IVF specialist09/06/2011
Bone cancer specialist joins UMMC09/13/2011
With donation from Warren Foundation, UMMC researchers better equipped to study cancer09/15/2011
UMMC graduate elected to the board of National Family Physicians Group09/20/2011
UMHC administrator named a 2011 'Up and Comer' in national health-care magazine09/21/2011
UMMC performs first pediatric heart transplant in eight years09/22/2011
UMHC receives national recognition for leadership in supplier diversity09/27/2011
Mississippi Hospital Association honors UMMC employee09/28/2011
October 2011‹ go back
Research, sponsored projects funding at UMMC hits $85 million all-time high10/06/2011
UMHC cancer surgeon earns certification in breast ultrasound10/20/2011
Mississippi, Alabama telecommunications group donates to Batson Children's Hospital10/24/2011
In developing rats, antidepressants exposure linked to brain, behavioral abnormalities10/24/2011
November 2011‹ go back
University Women's Care offers childbirth classes in November11/02/2011
University Women's Care offers childbirth classes in November11/02/2011
UMHC stroke education team wins national award11/11/2011
Batson Children's Hospital pediatric emergency department, trauma unit triples in size11/15/2011
UMMC, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Mississippi sponsors adult cystic fibrosis education day11/21/2011
December 2011‹ go back
UMMC, Health Management explore possible affiliation12/01/2011
UMMC, MSDH inform patients of personal health information breach12/20/2011
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