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Dr. Makram Ebeid talks with Levi D'Anjou II and his father, Levi D'Anjou.

Patient has energy to play, thanks to Ebeid's world-class skills

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

Dr. Catherine Sassano fits Lorenzo Valdez with a hearing aid. Valdez says people at home had been telling him to turn the TV down. Untreated, even a mild hearing loss can hinder comprehension.

Masks foil lipreading for those with hearing loss; you can help

Monday, September 14, 2020

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

Research enterprise reaches new grant, award heights

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

New telehealth chief uses expertise to address health issues

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.

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Children’s of Mississippi names expansion after Sandersons

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

People of the U: Dan Coleman

Navigating life as a new medical student, let alone a fourth-year, can be just as tough as a final exam.

Published on Thursday, September 3, 2020

People of the U: Kayla Taylor

Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Epic’s Healthy Planet helps caregivers fill patient care gaps

Published on Monday, August 31, 2020

New Interventional Radiology Suite offers state-of-the-art care

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Critical care expertise, experience define the 'C' in ICU

Published on Monday, August 24, 2020

Agreement paves way for BCBS MS patients’ AirCare coverage

Published on Monday, August 17, 2020

Few positives mean good news for antibody study

Published on Monday, August 17, 2020

Pandemic sparks classroom flexibility, staff creativity for fall semester

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

For sickest patients with COVID, struggle for recovery begins with emergency care

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

Kids are special. Children’s hospitals are, too.

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

Children’s of Mississippi: Safety you can rely on

Published on Friday, August 7, 2020

People of the U: Caleb Zumbro

Published on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Praise be: Matemavi’s journey fired with passion, purpose

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

Breathe easier over one less barrier to lung cancer screening

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

Trustmark contributes $500K for new pediatric expansion

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

People of the U: Casey Spell

Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

World-class surgical care helps Hunter Lindsay grasp his potential

Published on Monday, July 27, 2020

From STEM to stern, research lab is all-female, all-diverse, all the time

Published on Monday, July 27, 2020

Procedure to ease prostate obstruction improves patients’ quality of life

Published on Monday, July 27, 2020

People of the U: Kim Horn

Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2020