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News Archive from UMMC News in 2018

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January 2018‹ go back
Supply chain flexibility reaps financial benefits01/04/2018
UMMC's top stories from 201701/04/2018
People of the U: Dr. Thomas Helling01/04/2018
The Summit of success: Moore rises to department chair01/08/2018
Even in city’s water crisis, UMMC patients come first01/08/2018
Save a life; donate blood during campus drive Jan. 1701/11/2018
'A healthier Mississippi' goal of new residency program01/11/2018
ASB shows love to Campus Police, security, staff01/11/2018
Cancer survivor urges others to get breast, cervical cancer screenings01/11/2018
News Articles01/11/2018
For NSICU, DAISY Award represents team effort01/17/2018
Newest transplant surgeons women with a mission01/18/2018
Pillars event honors leaders in diversity efforts01/18/2018
Century Club Charities sets record with gift to Friends of Children's Hospital01/19/2018
Transplant team player: Seawright shines on national level01/22/2018
Video: Century Club Charities sets record with gift to Friends of Children's Hospital01/22/2018
Newsman anchored in attitude, not cancer01/25/2018
New UMMC clinic enhances access to free HIV testing01/25/2018
Alex Mullen's memory, again, holds all the cards01/25/2018
U-turn at the lectern01/29/2018
Taking tech transfer to the next level01/29/2018
Photos: Free screenings offer chance to catch, halt cancer01/29/2018
February 2018‹ go back
People of the U: Clint McHann02/01/2018
Otolaryngology team's protocol earns national award02/01/2018
Video: Fields rises to top as CMN Champion02/01/2018
Fields rises to top as Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Champion02/01/2018
UMMC to manage Gulfport's Memorial Hospital NICU02/05/2018
Genomics core an invaluable resource for Mississippi scientists02/05/2018
UMMC Epic Connect links Medical Center, Health Department02/08/2018
Photos: Record number of patients receive free dental care02/12/2018
SOD Board selects ADA Delegate Dental Alumnus of the Year02/12/2018
Video: Smiles abound during Dental Mission Week02/12/2018
Faculty member bears witness, scars from voting rights crusades02/15/2018
Symposium empowers teens to live healthy lives02/15/2018
Revised bus routes, parking 'zones' streamline morning commute02/16/2018
UMMC physicians creating opioid use alternatives model02/19/2018
New pathology chair values lessons learned from medicine, law, family02/19/2018
Town hall to connect heart researchers, public02/22/2018
Revamped menu, mindful choices give cafeteria patrons healthy options02/22/2018
Novel procedure restores ability to eat, quality of life02/22/2018
UMMC and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce affiliation agreement02/26/2018
Fuqua's passion for nursing inspires endowed scholarship gift02/26/2018
Payne appointed to national certification committee02/26/2018
March 2018‹ go back
SOM alum shines as military battlefield surgeon03/01/2018
New library nook for mothers only03/01/2018
Mississippi Miracles Radiothon raising funds, awareness for Children's03/01/2018
Sun-setting Lawson: UMMC to embark on new enterprise03/04/2018
Video: 2018 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon03/05/2018
Use of electronic records at UMMC to get smarter, faster, more Epic03/08/2018
Guild’s skeet shoot targets transplant patient needs03/08/2018
UMMC experts weigh in on popular common sense eating plan03/08/2018
QM certification solidifies commitment to online excellence03/11/2018
Jim Hill students help classmates, community stay healthy03/12/2018
Child's prayer leads to $1.5M Children's of Mississippi expansion gift03/15/2018
Ole Miss softball team's visit a 'home run' with Batson patients03/15/2018
New access center improves patients' scheduling experiences03/15/2018
Asylum Hill Project: 'What a great story this is'03/19/2018
Photos: Match Day 201803/19/2018
133 on a match: Medical students discover their next destinations03/19/2018
Memorial Hospital, UMMC announce pediatric collaboration03/19/2018
UMMC medical education building formally named in honor of Gov. Phil Bryant03/21/2018
Nursing alum champions high-reliability health care03/22/2018
Bryant helps realize dream of building that now bears his name03/22/2018
UMMC researcher asks colleagues to heed screening call03/22/2018
Medicine gains ‘Grade A mentor, human being’ as new department chair03/22/2018
SON staff, students vote with dollars to determine who'll go 'Over the Edge'03/26/2018
New innovation center HITs ground running03/26/2018
South side challenge: Children's expansion leads to short-term navigation hassles03/26/2018
Real-time interpreters break down patients’ language barriers03/29/2018
Reckelhoff earns SEC Faculty Achievement Award03/29/2018
Video: Donation of little cars big boost for Batson patients03/29/2018
April 2018‹ go back
New HR chief listening, learning, looking for positive change04/02/2018
Have a 'berry' good time at UMMC's Farmer's Market04/02/2018
Mandatory active shooter training to instruct how to avoid, deny, defend04/02/2018
Photos: UMMC hits the pavement for National Walking Day04/05/2018
Children's of MS economic impact nears $349M04/05/2018
Dual-campus Research Day fosters collaborative science04/05/2018
State’s youngest heart recipient 'looking better and better' one year later04/09/2018
Population health expert to talk Mississippi moon shots, diabetes04/09/2018
Board names Delta physical therapist SHRP Alumnus of the Year04/12/2018
Medicine chair urges DOM researchers to support clinical trials04/12/2018
Photos: Ballet troupe's Batson visit is en pointe04/12/2018
Students, staff can 'scrub in' on Amnesty Day04/12/2018
Oral cancer patient fights to earn 'Survivor' title04/16/2018
New treatment collaborative pinpoints pre-diabetics early04/16/2018
Heartfelt reunion: Organ recipient, donor's daughter finally meet04/16/2018
Photos: Annual Legacy Lap celebrates donors, donor families04/16/2018
At 90, UMMC's 100th TAVR patient is 'on the go'04/19/2018
Ridgeland firefighter, 5K race support Alzheimer's awareness04/19/2018
Children's expertise now closer to home for south Mississippi families04/23/2018
A touch of class: Far-reaching conference instructs the instructors04/23/2018
Photos: Fundraisers go 'Over The Edge' for Friends04/23/2018
Frontline team effort spurs improved patient safety scores04/26/2018
Removing hurdles: With common goals, institutions agree to be ‘friends’04/26/2018
Children’s of Mississippi cochlear implant patient among youngest in world04/26/2018
Lifestyle management, chronic diseases go hand in hand04/30/2018
Hands-on learning with Discovery U04/30/2018
Photos: SHRP Research Day04/30/2018
May 2018‹ go back
UMMC seeking new contract with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi05/02/2018
New fracture clinic helps patients avoid one break leading to another05/03/2018
New process shortens time to breast reconstruction05/03/2018
Life-altering condition gives dentist insight into empathy05/03/2018
Professor emeritus establishes endowment to advance metals research05/07/2018
Food, fun and friendly competitions await UMMC family during tribute week05/07/2018
New CEO joins team at UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County05/07/2018
Telehealth leader named nursing Alumnus of the Year05/10/2018
He didn’t know if he could teach. Look at him now05/10/2018
Smooth Operators claim checkered flag at 2018 Gurney Races05/10/2018
Annual nursing salute calls out best of the best05/14/2018
3D printed models save time, money in operating room05/14/2018
Friendship brought Harmon's career back to where it started05/14/2018
#UMMCGrad18: SHRP graduate overcomes rare genetic disorder to earn PT degree05/16/2018
Forum a HIT for UMMC's innovation efforts05/16/2018
#UMMCGrad18: For future ophthalmologist, the big picture is clear05/17/2018
Surgeon General: Agency cooperation, use of opioid-reversal drug can stem epidemic05/17/2018
#UMMCGrad18: Adventure beckons School of Nursing graduate05/21/2018
#UMMCGrad18: As technician, pharmacy graduate learns profession first05/21/2018
CI leader participates in cancer discussion at Vatican05/21/2018
#UMMCGrad18: Pharmacology graduate values science, service05/24/2018
Stroke study researches clot-buster recipients05/24/2018
#UMMCGrad18: Dental student defies language barrier to become scholar05/24/2018
UMMC confers 930 degrees in health sciences professions05/25/2018
UMMC employee donates stem cells to perhaps save a life05/31/2018
Video: UMMC's 2018 Commencement confers 930 degrees05/31/2018
Class of 2018 is family friendly05/31/2018
June 2018‹ go back
UMMC cardiologist supports scientists’ findings to increase life expectancy06/01/2018
UMMC focuses on higher quality, increased efficiency at lower cost06/01/2018
Seconds, minutes, days, weeks: Timely trauma care saves Madison man06/04/2018
Colorectal cancer experts embrace ACS call for earlier screening06/04/2018
Safety, quality central to Joint Commission chief's visit06/11/2018
North Mississippi golf tournament drives $100K gift to Children's06/11/2018
Create action plan to de-escalate thoughts of suicide06/11/2018
'Dr. Rick' signs off 'Southern Remedy' after 13-year run06/11/2018
MIND Center to detail Alzheimer’s research; salute patients, caregivers06/18/2018
Video: Miss Mississippi hopefuls sing, paint with Batson patients06/18/2018
Inaugural Pediatric Research Day spotlights potential advances in care06/18/2018
How much patient harm is acceptable? Zero, safety leaders say06/25/2018
Minimally invasive heart surgery helps 3-year-old to heal06/25/2018
Dental school's longest serving employee to retire06/25/2018
OCH Regional Medical Center, UMMC announce affiliation06/26/2018
Gross anatomy course brings D.O.T.s, D.P.T.s together06/28/2018
July 2018‹ go back
Video: Miss Mississippi 2018 visits Children's Hospital07/02/2018
Employees can make their voices heard in annual engagement survey07/02/2018
Newest affiliation brings UMMC's resources to Oktibbeha County07/02/2018
Campaign: Be more than an electronic health record users - beEpic!07/06/2018
People of the U: William Salaun07/09/2018
Cyndi Lauper headlines concert to support MIND Center07/09/2018
Children's Cancer Center sees growth, anticipates changes07/09/2018
Brunson’s newest role: Ensuring state’s physicians keep patients safe07/13/2018
AirCare, blood clotting drug save man from death by donkey bite07/13/2018
Forging students into physicians: The residency reality07/13/2018
New chair of pediatric dentistry settles into southern hospitality07/16/2018
Mississippi State coach, players cheer on Batson patients07/23/2018
UMMC's new Grenada, Holmes Co. leader aims to enhance patient experience07/23/2018
Batson clinical quality results rank among best children’s hospitals07/23/2018
Researchers gather to explore solutions to Delta health disparities07/23/2018
Video: Saddle up! SHRP students' activities bolster horse trail therapy07/23/2018
UMMC Grenada offers first-time inpatient substance abuse detox program07/30/2018
Nursing faculty focus on bringing best practices to bedside07/30/2018
August 2018‹ go back
Sim Center drills residents, others, on values of communication08/06/2018
Mohs surgery leaves few signs of melanoma08/06/2018
Spero Awards reflect UMMC, UMMC Grenada's transplant excellence08/06/2018
Young adults with disabilities SEARCH for just the right job at UMMC08/06/2018
New Emergency Services home to enhance disaster response08/09/2018
Morton physician, community stalwart continues service at 9108/13/2018
It's a new day for emergency services, preparedness in Mississippi08/13/2018
Photos: Medical school in a day08/13/2018
If it’s fall in Mississippi, it’s the season for sports-related injuries08/15/2018
Dr. Laura Newman treats young hematology, oncology patients at alma mater08/16/2018
Clinical trial explores physical therapy for sports-related concussion, leg injury prevention08/20/2018
Spine surgeon leads international musculoskeletal foundation08/20/2018
Video: All's fair during student welcome08/20/2018
'Fingerprints' lead to $1M Children's expansion campaign donation08/23/2018
Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs08/23/2018
As good as it gets: Hall of Fame Alumni Award immortalizes storied careers08/27/2018
More physician residencies mean more access for state's rural patients08/27/2018
New system helps lead Rowland users on electronic path to 'Discovery'08/27/2018
Researchers seq-ing for answers in the genome08/30/2018
Photos: Sanderson Farms Championship winner tees up at Batson08/30/2018
Lacking concussion system, Mississippi athletes in contact sports at risk08/30/2018
September 2018‹ go back
NHLBI renews landmark Jackson Heart Study for six more years09/05/2018
Freshman Early Entry relieves stress for nursing hopefuls09/06/2018
UMMC's supply chain lifeblood flows from 20,000-square-foot pump09/10/2018
UMMC PT in the pros: Sports resident delivers care at Saints camp09/10/2018
Family medicine difference makers' lives bridge barriers of distance, time09/10/2018
New degree helps clinicians master population health management09/13/2018
When is an antibiotic the right medicine? New team giving advice09/13/2018
A class apart: Medical school breaks admissions record09/17/2018
STEMI receiving center ensures swift care for heart attack patients09/17/2018
Pediatric Fast Track to pair right level of care with each patient09/17/2018
Women gain more acceptance as medical students, physicians09/19/2018
People of the U: JoJo Dodd and Joe Pongetti09/20/2018
ICU tower shifts to team-building, quality, safety culture09/20/2018
American Cancer Society honors Ruckdeschel with St. George Award09/21/2018
Graduate School showcase aims to recruit future scientists09/24/2018
New chief of pediatric cardiology: Children’s of Mississippi ‘total package’09/24/2018
Newest JPS school-based clinic helps keep grade-schoolers well09/24/2018
Morgan joins lung, GI cancer teams09/26/2018
The Guytons: Offspring remember life with legendary parents09/26/2018
At brink of 20th anniversary, community matters to Jackson Heart Study09/27/2018
Early heart surgery relieves pressure for little drummer girl09/27/2018
October 2018‹ go back
Employees speak in annual engagement survey10/01/2018
Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders10/01/2018
AAMC survey measures advances from UMMC faculty's Standpoint10/01/2018
Ambulance gift allows Lanier students to learn medical transport skills10/03/2018
New specialists add to record PICU care team numbers10/04/2018
Video: Lanier students get hands-on transport training in AMR ambulance10/04/2018
HAWK walk: Traffic signal helps pedestrians navigate State Street10/04/2018
Allaying pain, affirming life: Palliative care team meets patients in their 'sacred place'10/08/2018
Video: Ole Miss band spells out support for Batson10/08/2018
Addiction psychiatrist expanding treatment for opioid use disorder10/11/2018
Children's of Mississippi expansion progressing each day10/11/2018
Opioid task force seeks solutions to prescribing concerns10/15/2018
Clinical trial explores managing hypertension from home10/15/2018
Mental health access hotline gets $2.3M HRSA grant10/18/2018
School works to fill Mississippi's dental gap10/18/2018
UMMC experts: Raising recommended HPV vaccine age range could save lives10/18/2018
Patient and parent, Welch knows value of Children’s Hospital10/22/2018
Care team communication breakdowns aren’t healthy, happy10/22/2018
Photos: Sanderson Farms brings tournament highlights to Batson10/25/2018
Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements10/25/2018
Donation helps SHRP shrink state's histotechnologist shortage10/25/2018
Lauper shows “True Colors” during concert supporting MIND Center10/29/2018
Grad school names clinical pharmacist Alumnus of the Year10/29/2018
Video: Sanderson Farms Championship, UMMC make winning combination10/29/2018
November 2018‹ go back
Flashing is good for your health – fit flashing, that is!11/01/2018
Volunteer Services selects future physician, nurse for annual honor11/01/2018
Photos: No tricks, all treats at Children’s Halloween celebration11/01/2018
Sickle cell, health crisis couldn’t stop ‘Miracle Kid’11/05/2018
A “beRi” good project wins Hackathon prize11/05/2018
People of the U: Tim Lewis11/05/2018
Clinical trial for marijuana-derived drug under way at UMMC11/08/2018
Clinical trial for marijuana-derived epilepsy drug underway11/08/2018
Microbiology meeting embraces more disciplines, young scientists11/08/2018
‘The shoulders of those who came before us:’ SON turns 7011/08/2018
Photos: School of Nursing celebrates 70th anniversary with tours, alumni panel11/12/2018
Anatomy of a survey: As ‘Grey’s’ turns 15, medicos dissect TV shows11/12/2018
Increasing capacity central to UMMC's ongoing construction plans11/12/2018
Wellness at UMMC needs a champion - and it could be you11/15/2018
#WomenWhoCurie highlights female radiation oncologists11/19/2018
School of Dentistry dean receives career honor; ascends to board presidency11/19/2018
Heroes in life, death: Organ donors give ultimate gift11/19/2018
Entergy's $500K donation helps power Children’s campaign11/26/2018
Dos, don'ts of Children's holiday giving11/26/2018
Toys and more on Children’s of Mississippi holiday wish list11/26/2018
Dr. Blair E. Batson, first pediatrics chair at UMMC, dies at age 9811/27/2018
Medical Center's disaster relief efforts reach beyond Mississippi11/29/2018
Photos: Test-laden med students lighten mood with Hawaiian shirt contest11/29/2018
Limits on e-cigarette sales to teens aid nicotine addiction battle11/29/2018
Ruckdeschel named to Lung Roundtable11/30/2018
Gibert joins UMMC Cancer Institute11/30/2018
December 2018‹ go back
One year after groundbreaking, UMMC pediatric expansion structure rises12/01/2018
Parental guidance required to keep holidays safe for children12/01/2018
Heart-liver transplant one for UMMC history books12/03/2018
School of Population Health dispenses research expertise for charity medication network12/03/2018
Hoover calls SON dean role ‘greatest privilege of my life’12/06/2018
Averting HIV infection can depend on how well MSMs PrEP12/06/2018
Video: Children's Hospital holiday season starts with Light-A-Light12/06/2018
Surgery offers new outlook for children facing head, face deformities12/10/2018
Poise in the wilderness: Students scout out rescue, life-saving skills12/10/2018
Mobile clinic provides much-needed, convenient care for young and old12/10/2018
Photos: Hoopsters, Santa help brighten season at Children's Hospital12/13/2018
Two frames of mind: State Hall of Fame dedicates Guyton, Hardy portraits12/13/2018
Medical Center does deep dive into data12/13/2018
New committee’s goal: Improve cancer care through communication12/17/2018
Primary defection: Young adults choose convenience over commitment12/17/2018
Video: Children with Down syndrome make strides with PT faculty's grant12/17/2018
New program teaches kids to stop, think before making risky decisions12/20/2018
Rural opioid disorder patients benefit from in-person, telehealth visit combo12/20/2018
Firsts, records dot UMMC’s 2018 top stories list12/27/2018
Sepsis study’s design “future” of clinical trials12/27/2018
Carr driven to take dental hygiene chair post12/27/2018
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