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Thursday, January 16, 2020
Sybil Cumberland of Preston, 7, a Children’s of Mississippi Children’s Heart Center patient, will represent more than 180,000 children who see UMMC specialists for pediatric care each year. She and her family have been strong supporters of the state’s only children’s hospital, leading toy drives and broadcasting their story during the Mississippi Miracles Radiothon. Read More
Monday, January 13, 2020
There’s a new degree in town – a Ph.D. in research for radiologists who set out on a biomedical imaging/bioengineering track. According to its advocates, the program reflects well - not just on the Department of Radiology, but also on the Medical Center as a whole. Read More
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea often can’t get a good night’s sleep, and no wonder. They may snore loudly and gasp for breath because their airway is blocked, making them sleepy the next day and sometimes causing cardiovascular problems. A new device implanted by a UMMC physician opens up those patients’ airways, giving some the first solid sleep they’ve had in years.
Published on Thursday, January 9, 2020
Getting enough rest, exercising, eating right and achieving a balance between work and play is a tall order for anyone. But for busy millennials, self-care might be even more elusive. Medical Center experts advise this population to be mindful and deliberate about self-care, planning it if they need to, and to not feel guilty about paying attention to their emotional and physical health.
Celebrating a sixth record-breaking year in philanthropy, Sanderson Farms Championship host Century Club Charities presented a $1.3 million donation to Friends of Children’s Hospital during a news conference today. Friends, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Children’s of Mississippi, has pledged $20 million toward UMMC’s seven-story pediatric expansion and is past the halfway point in reaching that goal, said board chair Melanie Morgan.
Several years ago, Patrick O’Brien left behind his classroom at Florence High School. The former English teacher is now a senior administrator in the School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Medical Education, but he still has many of his students on his mind and, as it turns out, in his life.
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