CenterView: November 22, 2010
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UMMC nocturnal dialysis patient Regina Hobbs of Jackson
Most days, Jackson resident Johnny Smith doesn't feel like he's living with kidney failure.
Neuroscientists at Yale University and the University of Mississippi Medical Center comparing post-mortem brain samples from depressed and normal people have spotlighted a gene that appears instrumental in the disease, giving scientists a new target for drugs and therapies.
Long before Electronic Health Records (EHR) became a nationwide mandate from the federal government, patient records in the Adult Emergency Department at the University of Mississippi Medical Center had been generated and maintained on computers.
They came from the land of Leo Tolstoy to the land of William Faulkner, but they were more interested in health care and health-care delivery than literature.
Dr. Ronald Caloss likes to think of oral and maxillofacial surgery as a bridge between the dentistry profession and the medical world. If that's an accurate description, then the OMS residency program's new dual-degree track is sure to make that bridge quite a bit shorter.
Dr. Duane Haines credits engaging and illuminating professors with planting the seeds for his own teaching techniques at the very outset of his heading a classroom.