CenterView: April 15, 2013
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First-year OT students Ebony Fears, front, and Kayla Willoughby lend a hand to Healthcare Build 2013.
Michelle Owens’ new home in Jackson is loaded with the standard features of a typical Habitat house – one of at least 556 built since the founding of Habitat for Humanity/Metro Jackson in 1986.
Zero to 60 in three seconds.
That phrase usually applies only to the fastest cars in the world. But it also fits the warp-speed growth and success of Batson Children’s Hospital’s congenital heart surgery program.
The School of Dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will all but close down later this month when all of its 140 students and many faculty and staff members swap the school’s classrooms and clinics for a chance to provide free services to thousands of Mississippians who are living in pain from untreated dental conditions.
A study in Jackson-area African-Americans found a correlation between weight and chronic kidney disease in obese men but not in the same category of women.
Personal advice from a three-time Grammy Award winner has helped Dr. Bettina M. Beech keep a healthy perspective on one of Mississippi’s most difficult challenges.
Dr. LouAnn Woodward, associate vice chancellor for health affairs and vice dean of the School of Medicine, has been appointed to the nationally recognized accrediting body for U. S. and Canadian medical schools.
Dr. Robert (Bob) Dye Sloan, first chairman and head professor of the Department of Radiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, died April 3 in Medford, Ore. He was 95.
The University Transplant Guild will host its fourth annual “Day at the Derby” fund-raiser to benefit University transplant patients from 4-10 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Cotton Market Venue. Tickets cost $75 each and include food and drink.