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Marilyn Triplett, left, a multiple myeloma patient, talks to Dr. Stephanie Elkins, professor of hematology and oncology and head of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the UMMC CCRI.

UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute boasts new name, strong goals

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

As a Campaign for Children's of Mississippi Steering Committee member, Alon Bee regularly visits UMMC facilities, including the NICU.

Alon Bee to honor wife’s memory with naming of private NICU room

Monday, April 22, 2019

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

UMMC renames room for beloved SOM educator, father figure

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 seconds count, 'Stop the Bleed' can save a life

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

DOM, Barksdale Lecturer: Data-driven medicine speeds progress

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.

Published on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Base Pair earns community engagement kudos from Ole Miss

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.

Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

In grief, despite tragedy, families generously give gift of life

Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

Patients, families' committee service helps shape care, experience at UMMC

Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

SON, NIH team up to reduce cervical cancer in Mississippi

Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019

Integrative Health gives quality of life to patients with chronic diseases

Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019

Medical school dream no longer haunts ground-breaking student

Published on Monday, April 8, 2019

Population Health lecture addresses sickness, wellness in U.S.

Published on Monday, April 8, 2019

Adult congenital heart program receives coveted national accolade

Published on Thursday, April 4, 2019

Photos: UMMC celebrates Public Health Week

Published on Thursday, April 4, 2019

Children’s Heart growth, leadership attract second pediatric heart surgeon

Published on Monday, April 1, 2019

Hope Lodge goal: Patients more focused on their cancer fight

Published on Thursday, March 28, 2019

Talent Development Series helps UMMC employees Prepare for Success

Published on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Maihle joins UMMC Cancer Institute

Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

You Be the Chemist: SOD hosts middle school chemistry competition

Published on Monday, March 25, 2019

Touching base daily by telehealth helps BMT patients recover more quickly

Published on Monday, March 25, 2019

New collaboration will give first responders technology tools to save lives

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

SON recognized for outstanding work in medically underserved Delta school district

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

UMMC researcher’s pioneering work gives rise to new severe depression drug

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Video: Med students meet their Match on one of 'best days of the year’

Published on Monday, March 18, 2019

Be-HIP focuses on mental health services for high-risk infants, preschoolers

Published on Monday, March 18, 2019