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Dr. Jay Garner stands outside the School of Health Related Professions.

Garner ready to pitch perfect programs as new SHRP dean

Monday, July 3, 2023

Dr. John C. “Jay” Garner won accolades on the baseball diamond years ago and was guided by life events to an accomplished career in sports science and academic administration. He’s on the mound now for the School of Health Related Professions as its fifth dean, eager to keep its diversity of programs a major selling point for students. Read More

Master of biomedical sciences graduate Cara Irby spots a loved one in the crowd and cheers as her mother, Melanie Irby, prepares to enter the coliseum for commencement.

Photos: Capturing memories of the Class of 2023

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Parents, friends and other family members gathered at the Mississippi Coliseum on May 26 to cheer on the special students in their lives who make up the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Class of 2023. About 740 of the 911 graduates walked across the stage to accept their diplomas. Read More

#UMMCGrad2023: ‘Dynamic duo’ in PT caps off busy semester with wedding in June

When studying, he prefers pin drops to her bass drops. She’ll tell the world about it as he simply takes it all in. Together, they’ll make a great team after graduation.

Published on Monday, April 10, 2023

SHRP Dean retires to accept dream job: full-time grandmother of six

After nine years, Dr. Jessica Bailey, the first woman to serve as SHRP dean, retires, leaving a legacy of advocacy, transformative leadership and excellence.

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Photo Gallery: Graduates smile after reaching educational milestone

Family and friends were on hand to cheer on UMMC’s 2022 graduates for earning degrees ranging from baccalaureate to doctorates. Ceremonies Friday at Mississippi Coliseum were the first to include six health sciences schools since 2019.

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

UMMC celebrates 959 May 2022 graduates across six health sciences schools

Hundreds of UMMC graduates earned degrees in the health sciences Friday during a ceremony at Mississippi Coliseum. The number of degrees conferred this year showed an increase of 97 from 2021, reflecting the Medical Center’s efforts to meet the state’s health care needs.

Published on Friday, May 27, 2022

#UMMCGrad2022: Former attorney leaves staff position to pursue love of science

Published on Monday, May 9, 2022

SHRP recognizes Alumnus of the Year, Early Career Achievement

Published on Monday, April 11, 2022

The size is right: Campus enrollment climbs

Published on Monday, November 15, 2021

Seven schools and six ways from Sunday: Students, faculty brazen out COVID surge

Published on Monday, August 16, 2021

Sky’s the limit for SHRP’s first OTD graduates

Published on Monday, June 28, 2021

From visitor to student to faculty, SHRP alum comes full circle

Published on Monday, June 14, 2021

#UMMCGrad2021: Record-keeper to tassel-turner: Registrar secures DHA in hand

Published on Monday, May 24, 2021

Scholars program uncovers mystery behind MLS profession

Published on Monday, January 4, 2021

#UMMCGrad2020: Health Sciences duo proud to be UMMC’s first C2C grads

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

Medical scribe program strives to deliver the write fit

Published on Monday, December 30, 2019

SHRP gift: Former nursing coordinator's family gives ergonomic donation

Published on Friday, August 23, 2019

Illness keeps rad sciences student from Commencement, not graduation

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: MHS Program bolsters flight nurse’s career opportunities

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

SHRP Alumnus of Year uses D.H.A. skills to lead Children’s of Mississippi

Published on Monday, February 18, 2019

Video: Children with Down syndrome make strides with PT faculty's grant

Published on Monday, December 17, 2018

UMMC PT in the pros: Sports resident delivers care at Saints camp

Published on Monday, September 10, 2018

Video: Saddle up! SHRP students' activities bolster horse trail therapy

Published on Monday, July 23, 2018

#UMMCGrad18: SHRP graduate overcomes rare genetic disorder to earn PT degree

Published on Wednesday, May 16, 2018