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Monday, January 4, 2021
When high school students think of careers in the medical field, they generally consider becoming doctors, nurses or dentists. But there’s a whole other spectrum of opportunities for them in the allied health professions. Read how a medical laboratory science faculty member is turning youngsters’ heads with a program that could impact Mississippi’s health care future. Read More
Friday, May 22, 2020
Life circumstances caused Margaret McGaugh and Katheryn McCardle to each set aside their academic ambitions to pursue respected careers in health care. Thanks to the Complete to Compete Program offered by the School of Health Related Professions, the health sciences students were both able to pick up the scholarly baton and earn degrees that will enhance their professional futures. Read More
At the Medical Center, the duties of a medical scribe – recording a patient’s symptoms, writing patient visit summaries and more – are, mostly, performed by people with other careers, or by students on their way to those careers. But a new program in the School of Health Related Professions will supply graduates dedicated to that profession alone and, it’s hoped, provide physicians greater satisfaction with their own.
Published on Monday, December 30, 2019
The son and niece of a former nursing program coordinator at UMMC have ensured a lasting legacy for their loved one by helping outfit the School of Health Related Professions computer laboratory with chairs and monitor arms. The donation will enhance SHRP students' experience in the relocated lab - and teach a lesson or two in ergonomics, to boot.
Published on Friday, August 23, 2019
When Sarah Herrington found herself in a hospital bed with no hope of discharge days before graduation, she was devastated to learn that she wouldn’t be able to walk across the Commencement stage with the rest of her class. What the radiologic sciences student didn't know: UMMC faculty had a plan to bring graduation to her.
Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019
The University of Mississippi Medical Center on Friday conferred degrees to 853 students who are beginning their careers in the health sciences, or entering into a new chapter of an existing one in this state and beyond.
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