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News Archive from UMMC News in 2015

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January 2015‹ go back
Top UMMC stories in 201401/05/2015
Fit-ting for all: Courthouse agreement ushers in medically related wellness01/05/2015
2015 brings New Year, new baby01/05/2015
Tournament hits a hole in $1M for Mississippi's children01/08/2015
Growing UMMC’s current, future leaders01/08/2015
Research as a career? Teens try it on for size01/12/2015
Physician, family discuss Helena White’s ‘remarkable’ recovery01/12/2015
2020 Vision: New strategic plan emphasizes mission integration, individual performance01/12/2015
Nursing alum's real estate gift secures endowment, seals legacy01/12/2015
MLK’s legacy honored as exemplar for care givers01/15/2015
Elton John AIDS Foundation renews grant with UMMC physician01/15/2015
Tupelo pediatric clinic offers subspecialty care near home01/22/2015
Two finalists named for vice chancellor post01/22/2015
Canvas, yes; Blackboard, no: Software switch looms01/26/2015
Faculty network gives postdoctoral fellows needed support01/26/2015
Community screening program spreads gospel of healthy habits01/29/2015
Students stage surprise for ‘surrogate mom’01/29/2015
February 2015‹ go back
Dr. Charles O’Mara: Relationship-builder on, off campus02/02/2015
Low-dose CT screen better pinpoints lung cancer02/02/2015
Researchers prove rodent brains can be rewired to treat autism-like symptoms02/02/2015
VC finalists give vision for Medical Center02/02/2015
Boot-scootin’ on a new leg: Patients travel far for prosthetic expertise02/05/2015
All aboard! Gladys Knight to play Jackson concert to benefit MIND Center02/09/2015
Bidding Adieu to Taste of the U02/09/2015
UMMC dons red for heart disease awareness02/09/2015
UMMC, researcher awarded U.S. patent for eye treatment02/12/2015
Give Kids A Smile puts grins on JPS students’ faces02/16/2015
American Physiological Society elects 9th president with UMMC ties02/16/2015
Mississippi native chosen to lead Medical Center02/18/2015
Not ready for retirement? Here's how to get on track02/19/2015
Taste milestone marked by miracles, healing02/19/2015
Not ready for retirement? Here's how to get on track02/19/2015
Woodward, in driver’s seat, plans to step on the gas02/19/2015
Patient falls: First predict, then prevent02/23/2015
Brunson tapped for IHL diversity educator award02/23/2015
Planned Jackson technology center to include new home for UMMC telehealth02/24/2015
Hospital expansion will 'transform' health care for Mississippi's children02/26/2015
Endowed psychiatry fund supports lectureship, residents02/26/2015
March 2015‹ go back
Class Act: Standardized patients sharpen students’ clinical skills03/02/2015
Health-care company invests in Jackson to fight HIV epidemic03/02/2015
Turning up the volume: Patient numbers reaching all-time highs03/05/2015
What a Night(ingale) – UMMC nurses achieve statewide stardom03/05/2015
Patient safety: It’s a family affair03/09/2015
Uniform connections: Military ranks high in these staffers’ lives03/09/2015
50 or older? Get screened and join the 70X2020 Initiative03/09/2015
SHRP: One for all, all for one03/12/2015
UMMC physician honored for visionary work with women03/16/2015
Today's dental students, tomorrow's policy makers03/16/2015
Array of specialty care, all under one roof03/16/2015
Clinics tackle children's growing problem03/19/2015
Hip digs to be a hop from UMMC, Fondren shopping scene03/19/2015
On Match Day, suspense reigns as med students reveal residency fates03/23/2015
MIND Center has fantastic Knight!03/23/2015
Sequel to Marston Symposium set, registration announced03/26/2015
Take a break to donate during next week's blood drive03/26/2015
UM, UMMC schools engage elementary students at Delta career fair03/26/2015
UMMC, Millsaps volunteers give students a piece of their minds03/26/2015
BankPlus check card raises $627,195 for Friends of Children's Hospital03/27/2015
Interprofessional learning focus of ASB sessions03/30/2015
April 2015‹ go back
Friends of Children's Hospital celebrates 25 years of giving04/01/2015
Research Day shines light on UMMC faculty, students04/02/2015
SRT nurses poised to provide world-class care for catastrophe victims04/03/2015
Veterinarian takes leadership role in laboratory animal care group04/06/2015
Numerous “spice” overdoses put health officials on high alert04/06/2015
‘CRITTers’ initiative bridges breach between town and gown04/09/2015
New law addresses HIV exposure uncertainty04/09/2015
Senator gets a glimpse at life-saving telecommunications04/09/2015
More patients treated at UMMC for ‘spice’ overdose04/09/2015
New CMO: A leader in patient quality outcomes04/13/2015
The day the residents resigned still resonates at Medical Center04/13/2015
UM, UMMC Research Day showcases best of scientific studies04/13/2015
Health-care innovator Joyce Caracci squeezes most from life, careers04/16/2015
Medical students are happy to 'Be The Match'04/16/2015
No falling down on the job: Patient care team garners safety award04/16/2015
Study finds gene affecting thinking skills04/16/2015
CSI: UMMC - Toxicologists ID'ing over-spiced drug compounds04/16/2015
Organ donation leaves lasting legacy04/20/2015
Hughes’ gift to MIND Center may help ‘save the next generation’04/23/2015
To care for whole patient, look at whole picture04/23/2015
Listeria bacteria? It’s bigger than Blue Bell04/23/2015
Center focuses on overlooked population04/23/2015
Researcher: Hyperactive movements help ADHD children learn04/27/2015
Batson Children’s Hospital patient surprised by former Ole Miss quarterback04/27/2015
Fifty livers in two years: UMMC transplant program thriving04/30/2015
UMMC grad returns to give distinguished lecture04/30/2015
Newborn screening for heart defects becomes mandatory04/30/2015
May 2015‹ go back
TeleMIND brings specialty health care to rural clinic05/01/2015
Braves game, food trucks, employee meal highlight Hospital Week05/04/2015
People of the U: Dr. Nina Washington05/07/2015
Mother’s milk remains key to child’s future health05/07/2015
To test, or not to test?05/11/2015
New peds chair celebrates honoree, recipient’s dedication to children05/11/2015
Family learns to live with food allergy05/14/2015
Medical Center's preeminent TEACHer earns singular honor05/14/2015
Celebrating UMMC’s 15 years with Holmes County05/14/2015
#UMMCGrad15: SOP's Gross sisters05/18/2015
#UMMCGrad15: Steele stays SHRP05/18/2015
#UMMCGrad15: SOM quintet is pitch perfect05/18/2015
Heart-health study highlights risks for African-Americans05/18/2015
#UMMCGrad15: SOP's Gross sisters05/18/2015
#UMMCGrad15: From drug rep to D.M.D.05/21/2015
#UMMCGrad15: Grad researcher nets catfish study05/21/2015
#UMMCGrad15: SON grad gives props to Plum05/21/2015
UMMC clinicians, researchers tackle preeclampsia05/21/2015
When it comes to skin cancer, prevention is key05/21/2015
Class of 2015’s new focus: A healthier Mississippi05/22/2015
June 2015‹ go back
Dan Jones will join UMMC to help lead obesity research efforts06/04/2015
People of the U: Dean "Miranda" James06/08/2015
UMMC Holmes County receives needed update06/15/2015
Hop on the quarterly blood drive's Road to Life06/15/2015
Snagging a real fixer-upper06/15/2015
Reluctance to see doctor among key men’s health issues06/15/2015
Thanks to Chen, patients see the light06/22/2015
UMMC honors distinguished faculty06/22/2015
People of the U: Alexander Soloveichik06/29/2015
Research, relationships road to reducing health disparities06/29/2015
Predicting a patient’s health path06/29/2015
July 2015‹ go back
Bang from fireworks just as dangerous as potential for burns, experts say07/01/2015
For students of psychiatry, it’s drive time07/06/2015
Hearing today can be gone tomorrow07/06/2015
People of the U: Troy Bunn07/06/2015
Five-year milestone at UMMC Grants Ferry07/10/2015
SHRP's online programs show Quality Matters07/13/2015
Typically disregarded brain lesions may warn of heightened stroke risk07/13/2015
People of the U: Marcus Blanton07/20/2015
Teacher's pets: Dogs help therapists mend bodies, hearts07/20/2015
Integrative medicine: body, mind and soul07/27/2015
People of the U: Dr. Larry Creswell07/27/2015
August 2015‹ go back
Collaborative brings state's clinicians together for mothers, babies08/03/2015
Specialty headache care gives patients hope08/03/2015
Lessons in leadership08/10/2015
UMMC clinics are patients’ home base for care08/10/2015
Hearin grants help UMMC keep ‘best, brightest’ SOD, SHRP scholars08/17/2015
New mental health clinic extends care, compassion to LGBT community08/17/2015
People of the U: Alex Mullen08/17/2015
Giving patient safety a voice08/20/2015
Medical Center celebrates distinguished alum, Hall of Famers08/20/2015
Research yields possible new cancer therapy08/20/2015
Female surgeons making a cut on the bias08/24/2015
Mosley tells Alzheimer’s conference what we know, what we need to know08/24/2015
New teeth, new jawbone – all in a day08/24/2015
Mann of the hour revives Department of Preventive Medicine08/27/2015
People of the U: Kelli Irby08/27/2015
Rooming-in option keeps baby by mom’s side08/27/2015
‘Country girl,’ city doctor08/31/2015
‘Golden Grads’ marvel at alma mater’s evolution08/31/2015
September 2015‹ go back
New grant to create one-stop shops for mental and physical health needs09/02/2015
Crowder shapes vision for ophthalmology09/03/2015
Suzan Thames surprised by tribute from Friends09/03/2015
A decade after the devastation, UMMC’s response still resonates09/09/2015
Ketogenic diet can bring success when epilepsy medications fail09/10/2015
Schwartz Center honors Boyte for compassionate care09/10/2015
People of the U: Keith Armstrong09/14/2015
Blood pressure: How low should you go?09/17/2015
Hand hygiene: every time, all the time!09/17/2015
Children’s Palliative Care Team brings home international award09/17/2015
Adolescent medicine experts ease teen transition to adulthood09/21/2015
Edelman lecturer explains nation’s deeper pockets, shorter lives09/21/2015
UMMC researcher: CT texture may improve melanoma survival predictions09/21/2015
UMMC Holmes County wound care program thriving09/24/2015
White House AIDS czar crusades for universal prevention, care09/28/2015
October 2015‹ go back
Jackson-Williams guides new/old Office of Medical Education10/01/2015
Junior League mamas keep on rockin’ in the NICU10/01/2015
Revised, streamlined announcements address risks, decrease confusion10/02/2015
Campaign helps employees contribute to UMMC's missions10/05/2015
Just when is it time for an antibiotic?10/08/2015
SurviveMiss aims to help young breast cancer survivors thrive10/08/2015
Saving a life in nonclinical areas now within reach10/08/2015
Mass-casualty drill tests mettle of emergency responders10/12/2015
Centers’ focus shifting to medically integrated wellness, fitness10/12/2015
Teen clinic promotes healthy choices, healthy futures10/13/2015
Clinical Intranet gives providers another tool to deliver quality care10/15/2015
People of the U: Dr. Fred Rushton10/15/2015
Heart is center of 'family' reunion10/19/2015
Addressing frailty enhances transplant success10/19/2015
Quality care, quality performance means better outcomes10/22/2015
School of Dentistry search down to two10/22/2015
New physical therapy program helps improve breast cancer patients’ outcomes10/26/2015
Students and post-docs in spotlight at Grad School Research Day10/26/2015
Unlocking the secrets of sepsis10/29/2015
Rural communities benefiting from UMMC clinics10/29/2015
Students teach students the importance of hand hygiene10/29/2015
Vitter pledges his support for UMMC, medical research10/29/2015
Cruse, Lewis, Corbett retire after a combined 100-plus years of service10/30/2015
November 2015‹ go back
First-time hospital collaboration puts patients ahead of competition11/02/2015
Not just donors, but families, make gift of life possible11/02/2015
Former first twin visits, reads to Batson patients11/03/2015
Front-line caregivers keep patients safe11/05/2015
State’s reduction in preterm births garners national March of Dimes award11/05/2015
Faculty, staff recognized for research excellence11/09/2015
Physiology still matters, says Mayo Clinic’s Joyner11/09/2015
UMMC family to get first crack at Meridian apartments11/09/2015
Promise of 3-D printing looms – in duplicate11/09/2015
Don’t let the flu shot deadline fly by11/12/2015
Ringing the bell: a celebration of life, family and beating cancer11/12/2015
SOD dean candidate's focus: collaborative leadership, dentistry's future11/16/2015
Departure lounge new amenity for discharged patients11/16/2015
Extra staff, efficiency make for shorter ED waits11/16/2015
Heart for service + love of people = volunteers of the year11/16/2015
Frankie sticks with the job – for 50 years11/19/2015
Pursuing the goal of zero harm11/19/2015
Dean candidate outlines strategy for moving SOD forward11/19/2015
Boyte named Schwartz Center National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year11/19/2015
Delta doctor is champion of rural health care11/23/2015
JPS students entertain a career in health care11/23/2015
SPRINT leads to new blood pressure guidelines11/23/2015
Future of alumni relations written in the STARS11/30/2015
People of the U: Dr. Mark Reed11/30/2015
Researchers, molecules team up to fight kidney disease11/30/2015
December 2015‹ go back
Electronic cigarettes: harmless hobby or gateway drug?12/03/2015
Felton chosen to be new dean of School of Dentistry12/03/2015
Study examines weight-loss surgery's potential effects on offspring12/07/2015
Grenada, Biloxi transplant clinics enhance access to care12/07/2015
People of the U: Miriam Shufelt12/10/2015
Recruitment day confronts drop in black male medical students12/10/2015
ED, rehab services updates give UMMC Holmes County patients a boost12/14/2015
Vitter: UM, UMMC collaboration promotes growth, success12/14/2015
Up in Farms Food Hub brings farm to table12/14/2015
New endowment to attract, retain dental hygiene students12/17/2015
People of the U: Dr. Mitzi Norris12/17/2015
UMMC education offerings grow by a few degrees12/17/2015
Memory serves M2 Alex Mullen, new world mental athlete champion12/18/2015
Elderly often haunted by ghosts of holidays past and present12/21/2015
UMMC security guard Mattie Amos remembered with gifts for babies12/21/2015
Batson Children’s Hospital to tighten security in 201612/28/2015
Santa, Gov. Bryant, entourage of elves bring Christmas to Batson patients12/28/2015
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