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Among leaders of the online MSN program at UMMC's School of Nursing are, from left, Dr. Derek Holt, assistant professor of nursing and director of the family nurse practitioner track, Dr. Jeanne Calcote, assistant professor of nursing and director of the nursing and health care administrator tracks, Dr. Kim Douglas, associate professor of nursing and director of the nurse educator track, and Dr. Carl Mangum, associate professor of nursing and director of the psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner tracks.

UMMC’s online MSN program rises to 33rd in the country in U.S. News & World Report list

Monday, January 30, 2023

The School of Nursing’s online MSN program holds the highest U.S. News & World Report ranking for any online MSN program in the state. This year’s ranking reflects a rise of five percentage points since 2022. Read More

Emily Davis, president of UMMC Cares and a second-year medical student, and Courtney Helfrich, director of the Children's Safe Center, carry in boxes and bags of toys.

Medical students turn Santa’s helpers for Children’s Safe Center

Monday, December 19, 2022

The School of Medicine child advocacy group UMMC CARES networked around the state and throughout the country to collect more than 800 toys for Children’s of Mississippi Safe Center patients. CARES, an acronym for Child Advocates Relentlessly Empowering Survivors, is working to raise awareness of the impact of adverse childhood experiences and the need for trauma-informed care. Read More

School of Nursing among 10 best for men, according to American Association for Men in Nursing

From a dozen male faculty members to the benefits of its location on the state’s academic medical center, faculty and male alumni discuss why the School of Nursing is among the best in the country for men in nursing. Nationally, 13 percent of registered nurses are men, up from 7 percent in 2008.

Published on Monday, December 5, 2022

Dental hygiene at UMMC turns 50

In 1972, the first graduating class of dental hygienists left the School of Health Related Professions with certificates in hand. A half-century later, these oral health practitioners earn their baccalaureate degrees at the School of Dentistry, learning alongside dental students who share their passion for patient-centered care.

Published on Monday, December 5, 2022

School of Nursing partners with Mississippi State for dual-degree program

UMMC and Mississippi State are working together to increase the number of nurses in the state through a new dual-degree program. Students completing the program will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from MSU and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UMMC.

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

Leading with Love: Psychologist finds kids at the heart of her calling

Dr. Gabrielle Banks knew, early in her studies, that she was going to become a psychologist; but she had no idea that she would become the kind of psychologist she is today. Encounters with a couple of young patients, including one who had lost part of his vision, helped her see her future.

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

‘An amazing day’: Pre-Med students flock to UMMC event at JSU

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

Serial numbers: Enrollment pattern is unbroken, thanks to another bounce

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

Dr. Kim Hoover: Graduate Studies Distinguished Alumna of the Year

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

UMMC nursing leaders collaborate for excellence in care, nursing education

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

New pediatric neurologists hail from Oak Grove, School of Medicine Class of 2015

Published on Monday, October 24, 2022

SOD pilot program a culture change for patient needs

Published on Monday, October 17, 2022

Dr. Leigh Holley protecting public through Accelerated BSN program

Published on Monday, October 10, 2022

‘He saw something in me’: NP shifts to MD in the making

Published on Monday, October 10, 2022

Violence research focus of $7.5M grants to School of Nursing

Published on Monday, October 10, 2022

Progress mounts on Asylum Hill

Published on Monday, October 3, 2022

School of Nursing tops Mississippi rankings by U.S. News & World Report

Published on Monday, September 26, 2022

Nursing white coat ceremony clinical education rite of passage

Published on Monday, September 19, 2022

UMMC faculty lauded for achievements

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022

‘Endless possibilities’: In academic affairs, Rodgers revels in new role

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022

A study in wax: SOD first-years get early lessons

Published on Monday, August 29, 2022

Photos: UMMC students one step closer to health sciences careers

Published on Monday, August 22, 2022

UMMC faculty members receive kudos

Published on Monday, August 22, 2022

Ever-inspiring and ‘never forgotten’: Physicians swell honor roll of Medical Center elite

Published on Monday, August 1, 2022

Center for Telehealth, School of Nursing team up for school-based telehealth training

Published on Monday, August 1, 2022