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News Archive from UMMC News in 2014

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January 2014‹ go back
UMMC nurse educator earns coveted leadership training slot01/13/2014
New telehealth program assists diabetes patients in Delta01/23/2014
February 2014‹ go back
Putt to lead UMMC's hospitals in Grenada, Lexington02/05/2014
Warm blanket, new heart for Port Gibson woman02/06/2014
Give Kids A Smile Day 201402/07/2014
UMMC Grenada welcomed into medical center family during ceremony02/07/2014
Odds of four: "incalculable"02/14/2014
Medical Center's Taste of the U party to support patient needs with food, fun and costumes02/19/2014
Statement on Mr. Walter Williams02/28/2014
March 2014‹ go back
Emergency Medicine Report Card scores Mississippi as best in Southeast03/03/2014
UMMC cardiologist leads only heart program of its kind in Mississippi03/04/2014
One year later, Mississippi baby remains free of HIV03/04/2014
HIV specialist Gay pleased Mississippi Baby case raised physician awareness03/05/2014
USDA, ARC select UMMC for telehealth grant to serve Appalachian counties03/06/2014
More than 38 Groups Benefit from SON Students’ 3,200 Hours of Service03/07/2014
NMMC, Batson Children's Hospital Collaboration Brings Pediatric Subspecialist to Tupelo03/19/2014
Jackson Prep seniors donate Pounding the Pavement race proceeds for cancer research at UMMC03/20/2014
Subaru “Shares the Love” with Friends of Children's Hospital03/21/2014
UMMC med students learn their future on residency Match Day03/21/2014
New SHRP program looks to increase minority interest03/28/2014
April 2014‹ go back
Pinwheels, virtual and visual, promote child abuse prevention04/01/2014
UMMC to offer free oral cancer screenings April 2304/02/2014
Grad school to bring fun science to kids during Discovery U DAY at Mississippi Children's Museum04/03/2014
With Homerun Project, it’s a brand-new ballgame for science teachers04/03/2014
Groundbreaking partnership to transform Children's Behavioral Health04/07/2014
As Fugate quadruplets grow, three enjoying first bottles04/07/2014
Groundbreaking partnership transforms children's behavioral and mental health04/08/2014
New procedure at UMMC a boon for lung cancer detection04/09/2014
New procedure at UMMC a boon for lung cancer detection04/09/2014
Just for women: Heart clinic a place for support, understanding04/11/2014
IHL approves affiliation between UMMC, Methodist Rehabilitation04/24/2014
Morning Update, Louisville MS storm response04/29/2014
Dr. John Hall named SEC Professor of the Year04/30/2014
Existing leukemia drug brings new hope for fighting aggressive breast cancer04/30/2014
May 2014‹ go back
Stroke Awareness Month event on Tuesday to help educate public on signs, symptoms, prevention05/02/2014
Emergency teams aid in tornadoes' aftermath05/05/2014
New procedure at UMMC repairs heart without opening children’s chests05/06/2014
Jackson Surgeon named to Leadership Position05/07/2014
Two Fugate Quads Go Home Today05/14/2014
Technology, tenacity key on dance floor and in life, says UMMC prosthetics expert05/15/2014
Regions Bank recognizes UMMC neuroscientist with second annual TEACH prize05/15/2014
Private development to bring apartments, offices, retail to UMMC property on Lakeland Drive05/16/2014
Brother's courage inspires UMMC senior dentistry student05/19/2014
UMMC students help local elementary children ‘discover’ nursing05/20/2014
Friends of Children's Hospital receives $50,000 donation from 1st Franklin Financial05/20/2014
Revitalized bariatric surgery program already notching success stories05/20/2014
At UMMC's 58th annual commencement largest class ever receives degrees05/22/2014
In largest commencement ever, UMMC confers 846 degrees to health-care and science professionals05/23/2014
UMMC dentist's reaction to staged burglary to be broadcast nationally05/23/2014
Veg out for health at farmer's markets, UMMC experts say05/29/2014
Veg out for health at farmer's markets, UMMC experts say05/29/2014
June 2014‹ go back
UMMC senior leader announces transition plans06/02/2014
AirCare's critical care paramedics to offer advanced life-saving care06/06/2014
Statement on the availability of cannabidiol oil06/09/2014
Pump gives heart failure patients quality of life, hope for future06/10/2014
Myrlie Evers-Williams lends name to UMMC institute bolstering health equality06/13/2014
Voluntary HIV testing at Hinds County Jail part of UMMC's prevention strategy06/24/2014
HPV immunization given to preteens provides best cancer protection06/30/2014
July 2014‹ go back
UMMC leads the way in palliative care with newly accredited fellowship07/02/2014
Youth leader bikes to support Batson Hospital07/03/2014
UMMC promotions and tenure07/07/2014
Children’s Safety Program says new report underscores importance of buckling up07/09/2014
Top nursing officer named for UMMC adult hospitals07/09/2014
Statement on “Mississippi Baby” from Dr. Hannah Gay, professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center07/10/2014
UMMC among "most wired" health-care facilities07/14/2014
Cure for prostate cancer focus of HBCU students’ research07/15/2014
Cure for prostate cancer focus of HBCU students’ research07/15/2014
Mannings embrace partnership with UMMC to tackle health challenges in Mississippi07/23/2014
Children’s hospital patient Grant Wilcher announced as BankPlus’ Orlando dream giveaway winner07/31/2014
August 2014‹ go back
UMMC stands ready to care for victims of Ebola and other communicable diseases08/07/2014
Friends of Children's Hospital plans for BankPlus presents, Enchanted Evening08/11/2014
Celebrity chef Cat Cora, eight select Jackson-area chefs to participate in culinary event to benefit nursing scholarships at UMMC08/18/2014
UMMC Cancer Symposium shares major advances in prevention, treatment08/20/2014
ALS explained: UMMC experts put patients' quality of life first08/21/2014
Will Rogers Institute, Variety Children's Charity award $25,000 to UMMC's NICU08/25/2014
September 2014‹ go back
New University Heart facility offers wide scope of care and efficiency under one roof09/04/2014
UMMC experts share advice on hydration during exercise-intensive sports09/11/2014
Run for the Ribbons raises awareness of gynecologic cancers09/12/2014
October 2014‹ go back
Mayo Clinic, University of Mississippi Medical Center expand relationship with formal collaboration agreement10/01/2014
$1M donation lifts UMMC's MIND Center above fund-raising goal10/02/2014
Ebola ruled out in patient at UMMC10/06/2014
UMMC's ACT Center helps patients kick tobacco, make homes smoke-free10/07/2014
Introducing (drum roll, please) eCV!10/13/2014
Despite cutbacks, discovery enterprise nearly doubles last year’s funding10/13/2014
Top nursing officer named at Batson Children’s Hospital10/13/2014
UMMC staff receive service recognition10/13/2014
Guest presentations highlight UMMC calendar10/13/2014
Diabetic no more: Patient gets state's first isolated pancreas transplant10/14/2014
Waist size tops BMI as obesity measure, experts say10/20/2014
New 'ears' for hearing-impaired son give Brandon family a jump-start10/20/2014
Colorectal cancer prevention earns UMMC accolades10/23/2014
Ebola at UMMC: risk low, readiness high10/23/2014
Stories of Hope: Breast cancer patients share their journeys10/27/2014
Campus Police makeover makes UMMC's finest stand out10/27/2014
For April Mann, new alumni director, UMMC feels more like home10/29/2014
2014 Volunteers of the Year put focus on UMMC patients, families10/30/2014
Dzielak is Graduate School top alumnus10/30/2014
November 2014‹ go back
Out of the Darkness, into the light of suicide awareness11/02/2014
Under new management: University Physicians11/02/2014
Critical-care designation sets AirCare paramedics apart11/05/2014
Flattening the flu bug: Shot campaign meeting goals11/06/2014
Liver allocation proposal could weaken UMMC transplant program11/09/2014
Looking after grieving family a priority for PICU staff11/10/2014
Batson Children’s Day signals new partnership with Jackson11/13/2014
UMMC’s new head chaplain directs comfort, caring11/13/2014
Contact lens care matters – better safe than sorry11/17/2014
More funding needed to ‘turn the tide’ of Alzheimer’s, leader says11/17/2014
Vacant UMMC rehab facility to be repurposed as Ebola unit11/17/2014
The missing link: Research weighs obesity for dementia risks11/19/2014
Rare pediatric heart procedure debuts at UMMC11/20/2014
UMMC Delta-based health educator is Rural Health Champion11/20/2014
Alzheimer’s care offered via UMMC’s telehealth program11/24/2014
Be grateful for your blessings – and your health will thank you11/24/2014
Researchers uncover clues to memory performance in international genetic study11/25/2014
Statement from Dr. James E. Keeton, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine on the passing of Dr. Aaron Shirley:11/26/2014
December 2014‹ go back
Art donation is one for the books12/01/2014
Cancer-drug delivery patent could lead to shorter chemotherapy treatments12/01/2014
Dr. Aaron Shirley: Champion of health care and social justice12/01/2014
Diabetes Telehealth Network sees early success in Mississippi12/03/2014
Cutting-edge heart valve repair keeps patients active12/04/2014
Governor, FCC Commissioner commend UMMC, partners on telehealth12/04/2014
Recovering from flu: Slow down, watch for danger signs12/08/2014
SON service surpasses $200K milestone in less than one year12/08/2014
UMMC, BankPlus partnership brings telehealth to workplace12/09/2014
Blood drive seeks to reverse alarming trend at UMMC12/11/2014
Researchers recognized for ‘excellence’ in procuring support12/11/2014
BankPlus CEO a fan of Corporate Telehealth12/11/2014
New partnership provides powerful model for neuroscience innovation in Mississippi12/15/2014
REACHing Mississippi’s future scientists12/15/2014
Dr. Hayden Perkins: ‘He’s an inspiration’12/15/2014
Cancer patients, families get new Hope12/18/2014
Graduate School leaders look to future12/18/2014
Black physicians’ struggle: They ‘risked life and limb’12/22/2014
Serving up service for the holidays12/22/2014
Chief financial officer to lead UMMC's hospitals, health system12/22/2014
Courthouse fitness centers to bolster UMMC's vision of a healthier future12/23/2014
New CI lab looks for ‘core’ of disease development12/29/2014
Psychiatry and Human Behavior under new leadership12/29/2014
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