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Dr. Saurabh Shukla tests Michael Jordan's reflexes and leg strength.

Patient’s mysterious neurological disease no match for UMMC specialist

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Two years ago, Greenwood resident Michael Jordan slowly began to lose the ability to breathe and to swallow. Doctor after doctor couldn’t diagnose his mystery disease, and he spent his 40th birthday in the ICU. On a ventilator at Methodist Specialty Care Center, Jordan was finally diagnosed by Dr. Saurabh Shukla, a UMMC neurologist, and the rest, as they say, is history. Read More

Jenny C. Herron, director of physician and community relations at UMMC Grenada stands before the hospital's main entrance.

People of the U: Jenny Herron

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Helping provide care for her family and friends is one force that drives Jenny Herron, director of physician and community relations at UMMC Grenada. Read More

AirCare embarks on collaborative program with new aviation partner

UMMC’s AirCare, the state’s most advanced medical helicopter transport program, is enhancing its clinical, research and education expertise through a new collaboration with Med-Trans. That company will focus on the business side, including providing three of four helicopters, pilots, equipment and maintenance services for AirCare, which flies to all corners of the state.

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2020

People of the U: Shauna-Kay Spencer

Shauna-Kay Spencer is a University of Mississippi Medical Center nursing student in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by day and a self-described “rat surgeon” by night.

Published on Friday, January 17, 2020

State’s 2020 CMNH Champion keeps the beat with a mended heart

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.

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020

New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

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.

Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

If obstructive sleep apnea makes rest elusive, a new device can help

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2020

Taking care of yourself? That can be messy for millennials

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2020

Sanderson Farms Championship host breaks record with $1.3M gift to help Children’s Hospital

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2020

People of the U: Dr. Saurabh Bhardwaj

Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2020

People of the U: Patrick O'Brien

Published on Monday, January 6, 2020

In 2020, learn to be happy for years to come

Published on Monday, January 6, 2020

People of the U: Ophelia Spencer

Published on Thursday, January 2, 2020

Growth, improved services highlight CCRI year

Published on Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Medical scribe program strives to deliver the write fit

Published on Monday, December 30, 2019

Collaborations, national recognitions highlight UMMC's 2019 events

Published on Monday, December 30, 2019

People of the U: Bailey Stanford

Published on Friday, December 27, 2019

UMMC scientist's research may help future Moon, Mars missions

Published on Monday, December 23, 2019

Photos: Bryants, Clauses wrap up holiday with surprise Children's visit

Published on Monday, December 23, 2019

Child travels from Cambodia to undergo complex plastic surgery

Published on Thursday, December 19, 2019

UMMC, CCRI provide custom wigs, makeovers to cancer patients

Published on Thursday, December 19, 2019

As holidays approach, de-stress by 'keeping it real'

Published on Thursday, December 19, 2019

Photos: Holiday gingerbread houses help usher in Christmas season

Published on Monday, December 16, 2019

Dentistry alumnus to sponsor school’s effort to treat children during Give Kids a Smile

Published on Monday, December 16, 2019

People of the U: Lillie Bledsoe

Published on Monday, December 16, 2019