CenterView: October 24, 2011
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Janet Harris and Dr. Kim Hoover
When Janet Harris wanted a bit of advice for a research course she took last year, she realized she could call on the help of the University of Mississippi Medical Center's "resident expert" in nursing research.
Floyd Young, Jr., 2, was having way too much fun to be at the dentist's office. Just a week earlier, the toddler tripped while playing in his Meridian home and injured his two front teeth on the rim of a toilet bowl. But you wouldn't guess that as Floyd gleefully hammed it up with his dentist during a recent visit to the Pediatric Dental Clinic at Batson Children's Hospital.
Dr. Christopher Lahr, associate professor of surgery, is the first and only colorectal surgeon in Mississippi to offer an implantable neurostimulator as a treatment option for patients who have not found relief of chronic fecal incontinence through more conservative treatment options.
UMMCares, the University of Mississippi Medical Center's annual service organization donor drive, is getting a makeover.
With a packed audience, a witty presentation by two Murrah High School seniors, finger sandwiches and green punch, more than 150 students, parents and faculty celebrated the 20th anniversary of Base Pair, a program between UMMC and Murrah that's brought more than 170 high school students into campus labs for hands-on research.
University of Mississippi Medical Center employees and students looking to transition from diesel fuel-burning vehicles now have another reason to go electric.