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  • Madison Dixon - (601) 984-5114
  • General surgery, acute care surgery, VA surgery, breast surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric congenital heart surgery, pediatric surgery, transplant surgery, trauma surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery
  • Dress: Clean UMMC scrubs in the OR

Internal Medicine

  • Jennifer Chappell - (601) 984-5532
  • General internal medicine, cardiology, nephrology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, allergy and immunology, hematology and oncology, endocrinology, geriatrics, infectious diseases, rheumatology, hospital medicine
  • Dress: Scrubs and white coat for inpatient, and professional dress and white coat for outpatient/clinics


  • Angela Bates - (601) 815-7103
  • General pediatrics, adolescent medicine, cardiology, rehabilitation, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, neonatology, neurology, palliative medicine, pulmonology, rheumatology, urology, allergy and immunology, critical care, emergency medicine, forensic medicine, hematology and oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology
  • Dress: Scrubs and a white coat for inpatient, and professional dress and white coat for outpatient/clinics

Family Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Yvonne Stephenson - (601) 984-5341
  • Labor and delivery, urogynecology, general Ob/Gyn, gynecologic oncology, fertility medicine
  • Dress: UMMC scrubs for the OR, and professional dress with white coat for outpatient/clinics

Emergency Medicine

  • Sherry Ford - (601) 984-5584
  • Dress: Scrubs and a jacket if you tend to be cold; best to leave the white coat at home


  • Dana Fisher - (601) 984-2695
  • Body imaging, cardiac, emergency, musculoskeletal, neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, pediatric radiology, interventional, mammography
  • Dress: Scrubs or professional dress in most divisions of radiology, except for Interventional Radiology and Mammography where clean UMMC scrubs are required.


  • (601) 815-3037
  • General ENT, pediatric ENT, facial reconstructive surgery, head and neck surgery
  • Dress: Professional dress in the clinic, and UMMC scrubs in the OR


  • Robin French - (601) 984-5705
  • Spine surgery, cranial surgery, pediatric neurosurgery
  • Dress: UMMC scrubs in surgery, and professional dress with white coat in the clinic


  • Abby Gomez - (601) 984-5501
  • Dress: Scrubs and white coat for inpatient/hospital, and professional dress and white coat for outpatient/clinic



  • (601) 815-1010
  • General anesthesia, obstetrics anesthesia, pain management
  • Dress: UMMC scrubs


  • Barbara Daniels - (601) 984-5865
  • General psychiatry, child and adolescent, sleep medicine, gender and sexuality, neurobiology and behavior
  • Dress: Professional dress and white coat

Preventive Medicine

  • Sondra Redmont - (601) 984-2705
  • The Department of Preventive medicine can set up clinical opportunities with the MS State Department of Health and research opportunities with the Department of Biostatistics.


  • Fay Beach - (601) 984-5023
  • Dress: UMMC scrubs for OR, and professional dress and white coat for outpatient/clinics

Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Tara Kelly - (601) 815-1637
  • Pediatric orthopaedics, trauma, spine, sports, foot and ankle, adult arthroplasty
  • Dress: Professional dress with white coat required when not in the OR


  • Carolyn Jimerson - (601) 984-1586
  • Anatomic pathology, clinical pathology
  • Dress: Scrubs and white coat

Radiation Oncology

  • Hope Kennedy Burton - (601) 815-6886
  • Radiation Oncology typically pairs medical students with residents.
  • Dress: Business casual unless scrubs are needed for a procedure