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Monday, August 16, 2021
Those who learn, teach and lead among the Medical Center’s rollcall of schools are, of course, also up against the pandemic’s growing list of deficits and demands – in the clinic and the classroom. At UMMC, COVID-19 has already had a profound impact on education, most certainly for all time.
Monday, June 28, 2021
When members of the first Doctor of Occupational Therapy class in the School for Health Related Professions graduated in May, they entered the workforce with a much deeper education than master’s level graduates. The OTD students delved into patient care, and also concepts related to leadership, management, specialty practice and scholarly activities, which armed them to explore both traditional and non-traditional OT settings. Read More
Dr. Penny Rogers vividly remembers coming to the Medical Center as a teenager to visit her brother, who was a patient in the old Children's Circle area long before Batson Children's Hospital had been built. The comforting interaction with the pediatric health care team drew her back to the Jackson campus to study occupational therapy. Now the newly minted professor of occupational therapy has been named the 2021 SHRP Alum of the Year.
Published on Monday, June 14, 2021
One of the highlights of Emily Cole’s job as UMMC’s registrar is to stand on the commencement stage and hand diploma covers to each school’s dean, who presents them to the freshly minted graduates. This year, after earning her DHA in the School of Health Related Professions. Cole will be on the receiving end of the annual graduation “hand-off.”
Published on Monday, May 24, 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.
Published on Monday, January 4, 2021
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.
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