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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Gabrielle Smith became UMMC’s youngest patient to undergo a heart transplant less than a month after a tragic house fire claimed the lives of her parents and one of her sisters. Now a year old, she’s thriving thanks to the care of the Children’s Heart Center and her great aunt and guardian, Cindy Thompson of Bassfield. Read More
Thursday, January 10, 2019
If you’ve ever feared that leftover food from Medical Center cafeterias always goes to waste, you may be interested to learn that, because of one student’s initiative, tons of it is now going to some of the people who need it most. Read More
Robotic surgery isn’t a new procedure, but advances in the technology are allowing surgeons to expand its use. Medical Center surgeons not only use the more minimally invasive procedure to give patients a quicker recovery and fewer complications, but they’re also preparing the next generation of surgeons to use it through hands-on experience and simulation training.
Published on Monday, January 7, 2019
When Kimberly Cooley found out that her liver was diseased, her UMMC caregivers helped her get healthy enough for a transplant. She received her new organ Dec. 8, but not without some bumps along the way. Today, the independent public relations adviser is quickly recovering and getting back to her energetic self.
Published on Thursday, January 3, 2019
UMMC's Department of Emergency Medicine led a national study to test a new treatment for septic shock. The results were published in JAMA Network Open on Dec. 21. The clinical trial is among the first to use an adaptive design, a new strategy endorsed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Published on Thursday, December 27, 2018
Dr. Kate Fouquier, director of the Lanier High School Teen Wellness Clinic, has developed a program to help students receive decision-making services. Members of the inaugural class at Lanier share what they learned from STICking to the course.
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