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August
8/31/2015‘Golden Grads’ marvel at alma mater’s evolution
At Friday's medical school alumni reunion, Dr. Milt Roby carefully studied the Class of 1965's group portrait, trying to reconcile the present with...
8/31/2015‘Country girl,’ city doctor
Maybe it was because of that story she heard about her dad, the ambulance-riding dairy farmer of Webster County.Maybe it was knowing that her father...
8/27/2015Rooming-in option keeps baby by mom’s side
When Iris Iliana Hartford was born August 19 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center's Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants, she immediately...

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8/27/2015People of the U: Kelli Irby
Crystal, Cujo, Charles and Twin.Of the hundreds of homeless people cared for by Kelli Irby through the Jackson Street Ministry, they are just four...
8/27/2015Mann of the hour revives Department of Preventive Medicine
As a boy, Dr. Joshua Mann was fascinated by numbers, particularly, 1, 51 and 22 - those worn by, respectively, Ozzie Smith, Willie McGee and Jack...
8/24/2015New teeth, new jawbone – all in a day
When the benign tumor in Luther Hunter's right jaw in April 2014 began to take over a sizable portion of his lower right jawbone and its teeth, his...

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8/24/2015Mosley tells Alzheimer’s conference what we know, what we need to know
When it comes to preventing or curing Alzheimer's disease, the promise of recent research is "like seeing a light on a distant shore," Dr. Thomas...
8/24/2015Female surgeons making a cut on the bias
Since its beginnings, surgery - like soldiering, car repair, sports and carpentry - was considered a male domain - a "boys' club," as one UMMC...
8/20/2015Research yields possible new cancer therapy
Dr. Wael ElShamy's quest to cure cancer now includes a patent.The patent covers a method to diagnose and treat several types and subtypes of cancer....

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8/20/2015Medical Center celebrates distinguished alum, Hall of Famers
Dr. Claude Brunson, senior advisor for external affairs to the vice chancellor for health affairs, was saluted Saturday as the sixth recipient of...
8/20/2015Giving patient safety a voice
Several years ago, registered nurse Kaye Nations spoke up when she thought a patient's vital signs didn't look quite right just minutes before he...
8/17/2015People of the U: Alex Mullen
If you've ever misplaced your car keys - or your car - if you can't recall your bank PIN -  or where you put your ink pen - if you don't remember...