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Monday, August 12, 2019
Genetic testing is becoming a force in health care, promising to reveal exactly who is at risk of certain inherited diseases, enabling earlier, life-saving diagnoses and treatment, and more. At UMMC, its impact, now and for the future, has been acknowledged with the creation of the Division of Medical Genetics and Precision Medicine under the direction of Dr. Joe Maher. Read More
Monday, August 5, 2019
After reviewing data from 885 cancer treatment centers nationwide, U.S. News and World Report placed the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute’s patient program among the top 10 percent in the nation. Read More
New ways of training residents – physicians learning their specialties – are part of the brainchild of the American Medical Association, which funded eight projects to better prepare physicians for the realities of medical practice and the health care system. UMMC is one of the institutions charged with changing the face of residency training.
Published on Monday, July 22, 2019
Dr. Jason Parham and his antimicrobial stewardship team are educating providers on optimizing the use of antibiotics driven by the right diagnosis, the right drug, the right dose, the right route of delivery and the right duration. The group's tireless efforts have been recognized by a national society as among the best of those with a Center of Excellence designation.
Published on Monday, July 15, 2019
UMMC has joined 15 other universities in a six-year, $21.4 million study aimed at understanding why people in rural areas of the southern U.S. have a higher risk of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders. Sponsored by the NIH, the study will eventually recruit participants from two northern Mississippi counties.
Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019
In many ways, Dr. Manisha Sethi’s family shaped the way she practices medicine today. From her parents and sister, she learned to value service to others, to persist in the pursuit of excellence and to put the phrase “that’s impossible” in its place.
Published on Monday, March 4, 2019