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Dr. Sydney Murphy, new dean of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, is inspired by her ‘training pedigree.’

Murphy takes the reins as dean of Graduate School

Monday, August 14, 2023

It was fate and a mix-up that led Dr. Sydney Murphy to a major in biochemistry, redirecting her path to the research field, and now SGSHS dean. Read More

UMEEDD interns Austen Breland and Maggie Phillips, MSU seniors, have spent their summer researching ways to build a model that identifies when a chest tube can be successfully removed.

MSU interns work with mentors to design biomedical solutions

Monday, July 24, 2023

A first-year collaboration with Mississippi State University paired biomedical engineering students with Medical Center mentors to design a model that identifies when a chest tube can be removed after a lung collapse. The long-range goal of the program is to drive development of more state-based jobs and industry related to medical/biomedical innovation. Read More

Griggs recognized for decades of dental materials research

If not for dental materials, anyone with defects or disease in their teeth might be in a world of hurt. Dr. Jason Griggs has devoted his career to advancing dental health by researching how mixing together separate components can produce user-friendly substances needed for dental care. He’s been recognized by an international association with the highest honor in his field.

Published on Monday, June 26, 2023

Granger retires after 33 years at UMMC

The associate vice chancellor for research and School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences dean, who also leads three programs, is one of the Medical Center’s most accomplished researchers, having garnered more than $50 million in extramural funding and published 300-plus manuscripts.

Published on Monday, June 26, 2023

Summer school for these kids means lessons in dentistry

The Medical Center’s School of Dentistry is providing an experience for young scholars who may have never had the chance to speak with dental professionals and see first-hand what the job entails. S.M.I.L.E. U is giving kids in grades 5-8 that opportunity through hands-on, fun activities designed to spark an interest in oral health.

Published on Monday, June 12, 2023

Photos: Capturing memories of the Class of 2023

Parents, friends and other family members gathered at the Mississippi Coliseum on May 26 to cheer on the special students in their lives who make up the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Class of 2023. About 740 of the 911 graduates walked across the stage to accept their diplomas.

Published on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

‘Science mom,’ ‘superb mentor,’ Alexander secures ace educator award

Published on Monday, May 22, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023 Maria Jones-Muhammad: Homegrown neuroscientist in training

Published on Monday, April 17, 2023

Graduate student REACHes back, pays it forward by teaching

Published on Monday, March 27, 2023

People of the U: Dr. Elliot Varney

Published on Monday, March 20, 2023

People of the U: Hanna Broome

Published on Monday, February 20, 2023

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

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

Students find out if they’re SURE about research careers

Published on Monday, July 18, 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

#UMMCGrad2022: Double-doctor has heart for science, medicine, service

Published on Monday, April 25, 2022

The size is right: Campus enrollment climbs

Published on Monday, November 15, 2021

Seven schools and six ways from Sunday: Students, faculty brazen out COVID surge

Published on Monday, August 16, 2021

#UMMCGrad2021: Innovation abounds for SGSHS graduate

Published on Monday, May 24, 2021

#UMMCGrad2020: SGSHS graduate motivates herself, others

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

Distinguished alumna recounts mentors' roles at SGSHS Research Day

Published on Monday, November 4, 2019

Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Lab coats symbolize pride, professionalism in SGSHS

Published on Monday, August 19, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019