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Monday, September 14, 2020
International expertise at Children’s of Mississippi brought a better quality of life to Levi D’Anjou II. Dr. Makram Ebeid, director of pediatric interventional cardiology and the pediatric catheterization lab at UMMC and a pediatric cardiologist, worked to get an FDA waiver for a device used in Europe that would increase the amount of oxygen in the 9-year-old’s blood, giving him more energy. Read More
Many people who have hearing loss rely on reading lips to communicate with others, but that doesn’t work so well when they’re conversing with someone wearing a mask. Dropping facial coverings isn’t a good idea in the midst of a global pandemic, but there are ways to hinder miscommunication and COVID-19 at the same time. Read More
UMMC received a record 347 extramural grants and awards in the last fiscal year, demonstrating a diverse research portfolio that will help power the Medical Center for years to come. The $82 million funding haul is also the second-largest in UMMC's history.
Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020
When New York City-area residents by the thousands were infected with COVID-19, Dr. Saurabh Chandra was a front line innovator in harnessing telehealth to help care for the crush of patients. In this defining time, the critical care physician now offers his expertise to the Medical Center as the Center for Telehealth's new leader.
The Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi more than doubles the square footage devoted to pediatric care at UMMC. The tower, a complement to the Blair E. Batson Tower, includes private intensive care rooms for newborns and children, a dozen state-of-the-art surgical suites, a pediatric imaging center and an outpatient specialty clinic for follow-up care.
Published on Friday, September 4, 2020
Navigating life as a new medical student, let alone a fourth-year, can be just as tough as a final exam.
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