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5/22/2015Class of 2015’s new focus: A healthier Mississippi
Many, like nursing graduate Faith Sherman and School of Medicine graduate Sarah Kerut, will care for patients at the University of Mississippi...

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5/21/2015When it comes to skin cancer, prevention is key
At 37, Amanda Gentry is taking precautions to avoid skin cancer. She was among 121 people who took advantage of a free skin cancer screening offered...
5/21/2015UMMC clinicians, researchers tackle preeclampsia
Mississippi's health rankings commonly are among the worst in the nation, including percentages of children born prematurely and with low...

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5/21/2015#UMMCGrad15: SON grad gives props to Plum
Faith Sherman is about to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing magna cum laude, which is .02 shy of her goal of summa cum laude. Her motivation...
5/21/2015#UMMCGrad15: Grad researcher nets catfish study
From corn to catfish Dr. Erin Taylor always has indulged her natural curiosity and dove head-first into research. The Germantown, Tennessee native...
5/21/2015#UMMCGrad15: From drug rep to D.M.D.
After carving out a thick slice of the American Dream, Olivia Cook decided to punch the reset button.  A pharmaceutical sales representative with a...
5/18/2015#UMMCGrad15: SOM quintet is pitch perfect
They call themselves 4 Hearts, 1 Beat, a double-edged name that cuts to the chase: A love of medicine brought them together, and a love of music has...
5/18/2015#UMMCGrad15: Steele stays SHRP
As a young child, Jalyssa Steele remembers, she wanted to be a sonographer. "I knew radiology was the way to go," she said. But, her health...
5/18/2015#UMMCGrad15: SOP's Gross sisters
For seven years, Brittany and Whitney Gross have worked hard to earn degrees from the University of Mississippi's School of Pharmacy, beginning on...
5/14/2015Celebrating UMMC’s 15 years with Holmes County
Fifteen years have transformed University of Mississippi Medical Center Holmes County from a small rural hospital into a significant critical access...
5/14/2015Medical Center's preeminent TEACHer earns singular honor
Dr. Rob Rockhold was the keeper of a wonderful secret when he ran into the last person in the world he needed to see last Friday night.Rockhold,...
5/14/2015Family learns to live with food allergy
On Easter weekend in 2014, mom Suzie Veillette made a small concession for her kids that would change all of their lives forever. The bit of...

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