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Biobank participant recruiter Hailey Spillers, left, talks with certified phlebotomists Myesha Scott, center, Ashford Smith and Tiffany Thomas about the All of US research program during Employee Appreciation Week in May.

Study aims to improve health for All of Us

Monday, June 20, 2022

UMMC’s participation in the National Institutes of Health-led All of Us Research Program will help the study create one of the largest databases of health information, allowing scientists to find ways to prevent, treat and cure diseases both common and rare. Read More

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New assignment for last ‘Flying Quartet’ member: retirement

Monday, June 20, 2022

Bert “Bo” Sullivan rolled together his experiences as a flight nurse in the Mississippi Air National Guard and as a registered nurse in the Medical Center’s Adult Emergency Department and took them to AirCare, UMMC’s medical helicopter transport. That was more than a quarter-century ago. Sullivan has earned his second retirement, the first from the Guard, but leaves a rich legacy with AirCare and emergency services statewide. Read More

Take precautions when temps are too hot to handle

With temperatures setting the stage for sweltering, Mississippians can find themselves in danger of suffering heat illnesses. A Medical Center emergency medicine expert says taking steps to protect yourself through keeping hydrated and taking rest breaks will help keep you out of the emergency room.

Published on Monday, June 20, 2022

Rarely used procedure promising tool for patients with abdominal cancer

When Darrell Freeman needed specialty care to help with his abdominal cancer fight, a Medical Center surgeon had an innovative solution: HIPEC, or hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. What makes it different is that the cancer is attacked by flooding the patient’s abdominal cavity with a heated saline and chemotherapy solution – a treatment much more powerful than traditional chemo.

Published on Monday, June 13, 2022

Photos: Philanthropists celebrate historic achievement

A check presentation, news conference and gathering of donors and steering committee members made June 7 memorable for Children’s of Mississippi and its supporters.

Published on Monday, June 13, 2022

Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi surpasses $100M goal with Gertrude C. Ford Foundation gift

The philanthropic drive to help pay for a multi-story expansion of the state’s only children’s hospital not only met but surpassed its $100 million goal thanks in large part to a $2.5 million gift from the Gertrude C. Ford Foundation.

Published on Tuesday, June 7, 2022

People of the U: Karla Dukes

Published on Monday, June 6, 2022

Healthy habits help preserve brain health, despite genetics

Published on Monday, June 6, 2022

Custom-fitted 3D stent gives patients route to easier breathing

Published on Monday, June 6, 2022

Sanderson Tower’s Mississippi mosaic made from thousands of drawings

Published on Monday, June 6, 2022

SHRP Dean retires to accept dream job: full-time grandmother of six

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

People of the U: Kimberlee King

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Formula supply expected to increase, UMMC experts say

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Photo Gallery: Graduates smile after reaching educational milestone

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

UMMC celebrates 959 May 2022 graduates across six health sciences schools

Published on Friday, May 27, 2022

‘Life-changing’ MSN courses begin May 31 for UMMC Bower scholars

Published on Monday, May 23, 2022

Employee engagement survey launches today to measure satisfaction, create initiatives

Published on Monday, May 23, 2022

UMMCGrad2022: SOPH’s first PhD recipients shine

Published on Monday, May 23, 2022

SEARCH-ing for the perfect job – and landing it

Published on Monday, May 23, 2022

UMMC nurses, orthopaedic surgery resident reap honors

Published on Monday, May 23, 2022

#UMMCGrad2022: Boosting patients’ health literacy goal of School of Pharmacy graduate

Published on Monday, May 16, 2022

Officers picked for pilot behavioral intervention program named Top Cops

Published on Monday, May 16, 2022

Brown catches 2022 Regions TEACH Prize

Published on Monday, May 16, 2022

For ‘heart babies,’ care from Children’s of Mississippi begins in the womb

Published on Monday, May 16, 2022

SON alums shine as change leaders, health care innovators

Published on Monday, May 16, 2022