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Benson Hill is information security and privacy officer for the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

People of the U: Benson Hill

Monday, September 25, 2023

With education and experience in health care, technology and law, Benson Hill is uniquely qualified to serve as UMMC’s information security and privacy officer. The Tupelo native joined the Medical Center’s team in August 2020. Read More

When Lauren Winters takes aim at a project, she's liable to succeed, whether it's at her job or out in the field, where she excels as a hunter.

People of the U: Lauren Winters

Monday, August 21, 2023

Lauren Winters, a project manager in the Office of Well-being, has found at least one sure-fire way to achieve her own well-being, far from her work at the Medical Center. But, in her approach to that personal pursuit – hunting – there are many parallels with the way she does her job. Read More

People of the U: Drashti Upadhyay

Drashti Upadhyay had already achieved her career goals in her native India, but an entire world of new experiences awaited. She aced a mountain of tests to earn a pharmacy license in the United States and learned a whole new culture in the process.

Published on Monday, August 14, 2023

People of the U: Austin Toler

Even as a child, Austin Toler liked working with his hands: Drawing. Building models. Woodcarving. A career in dentistry wasn’t on his radar until right before college graduation, and it definitely involves working with his hands. And, he’s using his woodworking skills to give patients a better experience.

Published on Monday, July 24, 2023

People of the U: Trenda McGinnis

Trenda McGinnis was such a good employee in pediatric pulmonology that her temporary job there turned into a permanent one. Six years later, she's still bringing her best to the U each day.

Published on Monday, July 17, 2023

People of the U: Corley Henderson

During her young life, Corley Henderson had already worked in several different careers. But it took a medical emergency to help her discover who she really is and what she wants to be.

Published on Monday, July 10, 2023

People of the U: Tommeka Mason

Published on Monday, July 3, 2023

People of the U: Vishal Balaji

Published on Friday, June 23, 2023

People of the U: Marci Craft

Published on Monday, June 19, 2023

People of the U: Shannon Strong

Published on Monday, June 12, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023: Late bloomer finds his way following three loves

Published on Monday, May 22, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023: Residency, then private practice in Casey Park’s future

Published on Monday, May 15, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023: She looked into her heart and saw a doctor’s life there

Published on Monday, May 8, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023: Intersection of pharmacy, policy focus of School of Pharmacy graduate

Published on Monday, May 1, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023: School of Nursing graduate’s career to start in familiar place

Published on Monday, April 24, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023 Maria Jones-Muhammad: Homegrown neuroscientist in training

Published on Monday, April 17, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023: ‘Dynamic duo’ in PT caps off busy semester with wedding in June

Published on Monday, April 10, 2023

People of the U: Kenya Woods

Published on Monday, March 27, 2023

People of the U: Dr. Elliot Varney

Published on Monday, March 20, 2023

People of the U: Tequila Bell

Published on Monday, February 27, 2023

People of the U: Hanna Broome

Published on Monday, February 20, 2023

People of the U: Dr. Kathleen Yee and Dr. Audra Schaefer

Published on Monday, February 6, 2023

Smith makes sure help’s on the way

Published on Tuesday, January 17, 2023

New Volunteer Services leader aims to meet patient, staff needs

Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2023

When accreditation’s on the line, Judy Flynt leads the charge

Published on Monday, December 19, 2022