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Josiah Collins, left, of Grenada and Noah Sasser of Harrisville are among this December's Accelerated BSN graduating class. Both have plans to work at UMMC.

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

Monday, December 5, 2022

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. Read More

Senior dental hygiene student Mary Breland Cross, left, treats patient Zhenguo Xu at the Jackson Free Clinic as junior Morgan Leach assists.

Dental hygiene at UMMC turns 50

Monday, December 5, 2022

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. Read More

Q1 awards and grants reach nearly $30 million

During the first quarter of the academic year, UMMC researchers were awarded nearly $30 million in sponsored programs funding from federal, state, external university, private foundation and industry sponsors.

Published on Monday, December 5, 2022

Photos: Winter Wonderland enchants Children’s of Mississippi patients

A kick-off for the holiday season, BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland included an Ace Hardware Tree Farm where hospital inpatients could choose mini Christmas trees to decorate in their hospital rooms.

Published on Monday, December 5, 2022

New living space at UMMC Grenada a boon to medical students on rotation

Students going through clinical rotations at UMMC Grenada faced driving to and from Jackson every day because living in a hotel for four or five weeks was cost-prohibitive. But thanks to renovations to unused patient rooms and creation of both a student lounge and technology and learning room made possible by a federal grant award, rotating students can have comfortable and free quarters.

Published on Thursday, December 1, 2022

Medical Center faculty honored by state, national organizations

Medical Center faculty and staff often are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally for their academic or medical achievements. These accolades place UMMC among health science centers worldwide.

Published on Monday, November 28, 2022

LaMarca transforms pharmacology department through teambuilding, collaboration

Published on Monday, November 28, 2022

Holiday giving week at Children’s of Mississippi is Dec. 12-16 at Sanderson Tower

Published on Monday, November 28, 2022

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

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

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

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

Photos: Thanksgiving Parade brings smiles to Children’s of Mississippi patients

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

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

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

Mindful eating based on awareness of what your body needs

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

Screen time: Health checks meant for those ‘who need it the most’

Published on Monday, November 14, 2022

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

Published on Monday, November 14, 2022

SPRINT participants fail to sustain long-term reductions in high blood pressure post study

Published on Monday, November 14, 2022

College World Series-winning Ole Miss baseball team a hit with Children’s of Mississippi patients

Published on Thursday, November 10, 2022

UMMC staff earn kudos

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

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

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

UMMC Wellness: Attitude of Gratitude

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

Significant renovations coming for Children’s of Mississippi’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2022

IORT surgery: Eliminate cancer, spare healthy tissue

Published on Monday, October 31, 2022

UMMC faculty, staff reap kudos

Published on Monday, October 31, 2022