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Monday, December 10, 2018
UNACARE mobile clinic staff take health care services to the Jackson patients who need them most - from Head Start centers to an apartment complex for the elderly. The clinic makes routine care convenient – and may have even helped save a life. Read More
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Dr. Kim Hoover, dean of the School of Nursing, will retire Dec. 17. The list of her accomplishments is long and varied: among them, she doubled enrollment in the school from 427 to 850 students and adding three nurse practitioner-managed clinics to underserved areas of Jackson and Sharkey and Issaquena counties. Read More
Current and former School of Nursing faculty and students gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Medical Center’s second-oldest school. The festivities included tours of the simulation lab; booths loaded with information about school-based clinics and other SON projects; and a panel of alumni representing each of the last seven decades.
Published on Monday, November 12, 2018
The Medical Center’s second-oldest school will celebrate its 70th anniversary on Friday with remarks from School of Nursing graduates, a reception and tours of the school. While the school has undergone many changes in the last 70 years, the work being done today was built “on the shoulders of those who came before us,” said Dr. Kim Hoover, SON dean.
Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018
Lanier High sophomores Jamecia McLaurin and Christopher Washington both take inspiration from a departed aunt in their quest to work in a health services career.
Published on Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The clinic at Johnson Elementary School, the School of Nursing’s oldest school-based clinic in the Jackson district, is turning 20 this year, while the SON’s newest clinic, at Galloway Elementary, opened last week. All told, more than 2,000 district students are getting easy access to primary care and education on wellness at three locations.
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