UMMC Receives Healthiest Workplace Award for Focus on Employee Well-Being

UMMC Receives Healthiest Workplace Award for Focus on Employee Well-Being

JACKSON, Miss. – UMMC is the first-place winner in the 2019 Healthiest Workplaces in Mississippi competition sponsored by the Mississippi Business Journal. “We are the leading health institution in the state and the only academic medical center,” said Dr. Josh Mann, professor and chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and director of the medical center’s Office of Well-being. “If we are going to lead on health for the state, we Read more »
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September 23, 2019
St Dominic’s Ranked in Top 100 Nationally for Consumer Loyalty

St Dominic’s Ranked in Top 100 Nationally for Consumer Loyalty

JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital has been ranked among the top 100 hospitals nationwide in the 2019 NRC Health Top 100 Consumer Loyalty List. This award recognizes hospitals across the country that garner extraordinary loyalty from their patients. St. Dominic’s is the only hospital in Mississippi to be named to the list. “It is an honor to be recognized by our patients and families for our daily commitment to providing Read more »
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September 23, 2019
Cannabidiol Drug Trial at UMMC Gets One-Year Extension

Cannabidiol Drug Trial at UMMC Gets One-Year Extension

University of MS School of Pharmacy’s National Center for Natural Products Research. JACKSON, Miss. – Results from a clinical trial of a new marijuana-derived drug to treat seizures in children prompted approval of a one-year extension to the study. The clinically tested investigational drug product is an oral cannabidiol, CBD for short, derived from marijuana grown at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy’s National Center for Natural Products Research. To Read more »
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September 23, 2019
Collaborative Seeks to Strengthen College Tobacco-Free Policies

Collaborative Seeks to Strengthen College Tobacco-Free Policies

This August, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation hosted the University and College Tobacco-Free Campus Collaborative. Top levels of leadership from all eight of Mississippi’s publicly-funded universities and thirteen community colleges engaged with healthcare and education experts about improving the health and well-being of students and personnel through the strengthening of campus tobacco-free policies. “The goals of the Collaborative were two-fold,” said Dr. Thomas C. Fenter, Foundation Board Read more »
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September 23, 2019
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in the news Cannabidiol Drug Trial at UMMC Gets One-Year Extension
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 10:00PM

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Collaborative Seeks to Strengthen College Tobacco-Free Policies
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:54PM

This August, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation hosted the University and College Tobacco-Free Campus Collaborative. Top read more »

Newk’s Cares Kicks off 6th Year of Promoting Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:49PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Newk's Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk's Eatery, will observe Ovarian Cancer read more »

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