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Thursday, August 29, 2019
The national Women’s Interagency HIV Study, which has had a site in Jackson since 2013, will combine with the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study to form a new study. The research will focus on the impact of HIV and its long-term treatment on other chronic health conditions. Read More
Friday, May 24, 2019
The University of Mississippi Medical Center on Friday conferred degrees to 853 students who are beginning their careers in the health sciences, or entering into a new chapter of an existing one in this state and beyond. Read More
Olubusola Hall has overcome challenge after challenge to achieve her dream of becoming a pediatric nurse practitioner and eventually providing medical services to children in her home country of Nigeria, where affordable care for many children is not available.
Published on Monday, May 20, 2019
Women in Mississippi have more than triple the risk of dying from cervical cancer compared to women living in Vermont, according to the CDC. The mortality rate is even higher for black women. The School of Nursing and the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute are partnering to reduce the number of cervical cancer deaths in Mississippi, and hopefully everywhere.
Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019
The School of Nursing and the South Delta School District received a 2019 Governor’s Award for the work being done in the district's school-based clinics. In an area with no pediatrician and few health professionals, the care from SON nurse practitioners and nurses may be the only quality medical care some children receive.
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019
Beginning in March, the G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a dedicated education unit for accelerated students in the School of Nursing. Seven SON students will each work alongside a nurse in the VA’s ICU unit to gain real-world knowledge and add to the variety of clinical experiences in the program.
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