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Heidi Margulis, right, Humana advisor and John D. Bower School of Population Health executive in residence, speaks at a fireside chat facilitated by Dr. Michelle Owens, UMMC professor of obstetrics and gynecology.

SOPH executive in residence shares population health expertise

Monday, February 17, 2020

The John D. Bower School of Population Health welcomed Heidi Margulis, a long-time government and regulatory affairs professional at Humana, to campus as the school’s first executive in residence. She spent last week sharing her experience improving population health throughout the country with a “one size fits none” approach. Read More

Students in UMMC's M.D./Ph.D. Program include, front row from left, Ezekiel Gonzalez-Fernandez, Shelley Edwards, Meredith Cobb and Jacob Pruett, and back row from left, Talal Younes, Hannah Turbeville, Jason Engel and Jamarius Waller.

M.D./Ph.D. students promote representation with physician scientist event

Monday, February 17, 2020

To promote diversity in the biomedical sciences, UMMC’s M.D./Ph.D. Program is partnering with the American Physician Scientists Association to host a Physician Scientist Interest Day for underrepresented students on Feb. 29. Read More

2020 Dental Alumna of the Year passionate about dentistry, community

Dr. Barbara Mauldin has received many accolades for being an outstanding dentist, a valuable community member and even an accomplished ballroom dancer. But she says being named Dental Alumna of the Year is particularly special to her.

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health

A new AARP report explains why taking care of your heart can also protect your brain. Dr. Tom Mosley, one of 11 experts who helped produce the guidelines, discusses the connection between cardiovascular disease and dementia and how The MIND Center’s research contributed to the AARP's report.

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Photos: 340 JPS students receive free dental care during Give Kids a Smile

Smiles abounded in the School of Dentistry last Friday as hundreds of children from the Jackson Public Schools received free dental treatment from dental and dental hygiene faculty, students and other volunteers.

Published on Monday, February 10, 2020

Keeton Chair represents professional pinnacle for pediatric urology chief

Dr. Mark Barraza, chief of the Division of Pediatric Urology, has counted Dr. James Keeton as a close friend and mentor for more than 45 years. Barraza now holds the James E. Keeton, M.D. Chair of Pediatric Urology, which was awarded to him during a ceremony last Thursday at the Fairview Inn in Jackson.

Published on Monday, February 10, 2020

Eye care providers can often spot the unexpected during routine exams

Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020

SOD faculty, students' weeklong mission: Offer free care to more than 1,000

Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020

Mississippi museum brings the arts to adult cancer patients at UMMC

Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020

Nursing alum receives national award for diabetic peds work

Published on Friday, January 31, 2020

UMMC salutes Barksdales for diversity, inclusion contributions

Published on Friday, January 31, 2020

New UMMC Grenada, Holmes County CEO focuses on quality health care

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2020

After 42 years, Imogene Clark still loyal dental school patient

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2020

At 5, Tupelo pediatric specialty clinic shows steady growth

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2020

Managing your weight: UMMC program offers individualized approach

Published on Monday, January 27, 2020

Biobank builds up new leadership, research efforts

Published on Monday, January 27, 2020

Patient’s mysterious neurological disease no match for UMMC specialist

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020

AirCare embarks on collaborative program with new aviation partner

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2020

State’s 2020 CMNH Champion keeps the beat with a mended heart

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020

New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

If obstructive sleep apnea makes rest elusive, a new device can help

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2020

Taking care of yourself? That can be messy for millennials

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2020

Sanderson Farms Championship host breaks record with $1.3M gift to help Children’s Hospital

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2020

People of the U: Patrick O'Brien

Published on Monday, January 6, 2020

In 2020, learn to be happy for years to come

Published on Monday, January 6, 2020