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Monday, April 22, 2019
To better reflect its roles in providing cancer care to patients; researching better ways to detect, deter and defeat cancer; and educating Mississippi oncology professionals in providing state-of-the-art cancer therapies, the UMMC Cancer Institute has changed its name to the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute. Read More
School of Nursing alumna Vicki Randle Bee’s love of children and nursing are being memorialized with a gift from her husband, Alon Bee, Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi Steering Committee member, and their children, which will help create space for the state’s smallest and most critically ill babies and their families. Read More
R136, located in the original School of Medicine, has a new name: the J. Lincoln Arceneaux Conference Room, to which its namesake added his personal touch during his distinguished Medical Center career. A ceremony marking the christening was held on a storm-tossed Thursday – a day in perfect contrast to the self-possessed man being honored.
Published on Monday, April 22, 2019
When someone suffers a deep wound, he or she could die from blood loss in less than five minutes. But a bystander to a disaster or accident can step in and save the bleeding victim's life. A group of UMMC medical students is educating the public on using standard or makeshift tourniquets as part of the national 'Stop the Bleed' initiative.
Published on Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Department of Medicine’s annual Research Day event featured the Barksdale Memorial Lecture given by Dr. Harlan Krumholz of the Yale School of Medicine. Krumholz encouraged faculty and trainees to think about advances in data science as a tool for progress, but to also remember the human aspect of medicine.
UMMC and Murrah High School’s Base Pair program has been sparking scientific interest in students for 27 years. Last week, the University of Mississippi recognized the research mentorship program as one of its best partnerships by honoring Base Pair with an Excellence in Community Engagement Award.
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