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Using a medical manikin, Dr. Demondes Haynes, left, discusses some finer points of patient care with, from left, medical students Frances Lancaster and Donaldo Martinez in the School of Medicine Simulation Lab.

Applications to schools amount to a ‘small miracle’

Monday, October 11, 2021

The outbreak of COVID-19 may have brought this country to a standstill, especially in the beginning, but for many future nurses and doctors, their dreams remained alive. Not only did the ravages of the pandemic fail to stop many from applying to the Medical Center’s schools of nursing and medicine, some students say the sight of suffering patients motivated them, more than ever, to stick with it. Read More

Nursing students, from left, Lillie Jones, Ismaeel Baig and Kierra Brown chat as they leave the School of Nursing at UMMC.

School of Nursing graduate Patricia Dyre Kimble gives back by planning $1M gift

Monday, September 27, 2021

A member of the School of Nursing’s Class of 1965, Kimble is funding an endowed chair, the second in the school. Kimble has a history of giving back to where her nursing career began. She and her late husband Rees “Skip” Kimble, had endowed the Patricia Dyre Kimble School of Nursing Scholarship in 2009. Read More

Seven schools and six ways from Sunday: Students, faculty brazen out COVID surge

Those who learn, teach and lead among the Medical Center’s rollcall of schools are, of course, also up against the pandemic’s growing list of deficits and demands – in the clinic and the classroom. At UMMC, COVID-19 has already had a profound impact on education, most certainly for all time.

Published on Monday, August 16, 2021

Lanier clinic, School of Nursing win 2021 Governor’s Awards

The Lanier Teen Wellness Clinic, operated by the School of Nursing at the University of Mississippi Medical Center since its 2015 opening, offers health care, wellness physicals, help for anxiety and depression and even washer and dryer for students and parents to use. School leaders say the clinic keeps students healthy and ready to learn.

Published on Monday, August 9, 2021

SON Alum of the Year: Nurses called to meet challenges of tomorrow

Chuck Stokes, School of Nursing Alumnus of the Year who retired as president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System in 2019, calls on today’s nurses to be part of the solution to health care challenges, including workforce shortages, chronic diseases and an aging population.

Published on Monday, June 7, 2021

#UMMCGrad2021: Critical care at heart for SON graduate

Makenzie Byrd will go from being a School of Nursing student on the UMMC campus to working in the Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. The Sebastopol native is already considered a nursing leader among her peers for serving as president of the Nursing Student Body and marshal for the School of Nursing Class of 2021.

Published on Monday, May 17, 2021

Bower Foundation grant funds UMMC-trained nurse educators

Published on Monday, April 19, 2021

Allison Foundation gift nurtures nurses, patients' resilience

Published on Monday, April 5, 2021

Homeless patient care focus of UMMC students' lesson

Published on Monday, March 29, 2021

UMMC's largest Accelerated BSN class answers nursing's call

Published on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Pandemic sparks classroom flexibility, staff creativity for fall semester

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

SON's school-based clinics expand behavioral health care

Published on Monday, July 20, 2020

UMMC places Oxford SON students in Jackson amid pandemic

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

Nursing students benefit from Mississippi Board of Nursing scholarships

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020

SON's evidence-based practice group achieves international affiliation

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: UMMC employee graduates with long-awaited degree

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

Leading the charge: Jones, Wilson help steer COVID-19 command team

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020

Nursing alum receives national award for diabetic peds work

Published on Monday, February 3, 2020

Nursing boom: Accelerated B.S.N. enrollment to increase 133 percent

Published on Thursday, December 5, 2019

Northington brings nursing experience to national leadership role

Published on Thursday, November 14, 2019

After accident, Ole Miss senior back in school, thanks to SON students

Published on Thursday, November 7, 2019

School of Nursing in Oxford celebrates new home, expanded class size

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019

New SON dean's goal: Prepare school for huge shift in nursing education

Published on Thursday, October 3, 2019

Sanderson Farms first: SON staffs first aid tent

Published on Monday, September 23, 2019

UMMC to expand HIV research

Published on Thursday, August 29, 2019