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Monday, November 30, 2020
Keeping up to date with various policies, procedures and guidelines at an academic medical center can be a real challenge - especially at an institution the size of UMMC. Riding to the rescue is Amanda Gentry, who leads the newly created Office of Policy. Read More
Those who care for patients or loved ones with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, have new, free sources of information and help – the faculty of Caregiver University at UMMC. CGU, which debuted in October, will soon offer even more classes for anyone who wants a clearer understanding of what it’s like to live in the baffling world of dementia. Read More
A football season ago, Jack Houston, a Madison Central High School tight end, inexplicably collapsed during practice. Since then, he's learned to live with an inherited heart ailment that almost killed him that day. Thanks to his Medical Center team, including those who diagnosed his condition and gave him critical care, Jack is thriving.
Published on Monday, November 30, 2020
UMMC clinician-scientists played a significant role in a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute study that concluded hydroxychloroquine does not significantly improve clinical outcomes for COVID-19 patients. The published findings are valuable because they will allow clinicians to make evidence-based best choices for the treatment of those with the novel coronavirus.
Published on Monday, November 23, 2020
A multi-million-dollar award from the U.S. Department of Justice will go a long way toward helping UMMC and the Mississippi State Department of Health counter the threat of substance abuse and, in the words of one UMMC professor, “turn things around.”
If you or a family member contracts or has symptoms of COVID-19, do you have enough supplies and food at the ready? Medical Center experts advocate making a plan now for what you'll need to do in the event you or a household member needs to isolate, or if you need to provide care for yourself or someone else in your home with the novel coronavirus.
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