Posts Tagged ‘cardiology’

Improving health care in state is goal of new UMMC school of medicine chair

The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson announced Aug. 6 that Dr. William C. Little, a nationally recognized cardiologist and researcher, would be replacing Dr. Shirley Schlessinger as chair of the university’s School of Medicine. Little earned his B.A. in physics at Oberlin College in Ohio, and his M.D. from Ohio State University College […] [...]

Calhoun joins governors

by MBJ Staff Published: April 12,2013

Tags: cardiology, Cardiology Associates of Mississippi, William Calhoun

  William B. “Bo” Calhoun, MD, FACC, a cardiologist with Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi in Tupelo, has joined the Board of Governors of the American College of Cardiology (as the governor of the Mississippi chapter. Calhoun’s term will run until 2013-2016, and he will concurrently serve as the president of the ACC’s Mississippi chapter. […] [...]

A game-changer in the game of life

Mississippi is once again at the forefront of cardiovascular medicine with the significant milestone of the country’s first drug eluting bioabsorbable vascular scaffold placed in the heart artery of a patient at the North Mississippi Medical Center Heart Institute in late December 2012. The device for opening blocked arteries to restore blood flow to the […] [...]

White House chooses Fox

by MBJ Staff Published: August 6,2012

Tags: cardiology, Ervin Fox, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. Ervin Fox, a University of Mississippi Medical Center professor of cardiology and Jackson Heart Study researcher, has received a Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Fox, a University of Mississippi […] [...]

Cardiology Services expands into Bay Springs

by For the MBJ Published: June 28,2011

Tags: cardiology, clinic, expansions, healthcare, hospitals, medicine

BAY SPRINGS — Cardiology Services, a joint venture of Hattiesburg Clinic Cardiology and Forrest General Hospital, recently opened Cardiology Bay Springs, a service created to provide cardiac care for Bay Springs residents. Cardiology Bay Springs is staffed by Hattiesburg Clinic cardiologists Joseph A. Proli, M.D.; Wassim E. Mouannes, M.D.; and Bassam K. Mechleb, M.D. The […] [...]

Chang practicing at Baptist

by MBJ Staff Published: March 28,2010

Tags: Baptist Memorial Hospital, cardiology, Golden Triangle, Joon Chang

Joon Chang, M.D., an interventional cardiologist, has joined the staff at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Chang is a 1984 graduate of State University of New York at Albany where he received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He is a 1988 graduate of New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. He completed his residency in internal […] [...]

Forrest General opens new clinic

by Wally Northway Published: February 22,2010

Tags: cardiology, healthcare, hospital

HATTIESBURG — Forrest General Hospital has opened an outpatient heart failure clinic, located at Forrest General’s LiveWell Center. Forrest General’s Heart Failure Clinic, which opened Feb. 18, is designed for patients who have been diagnosed with heart failure, but may or may not have a physician that they visit regularly. Forrest General’s Heart Failure Clinic […] [...]

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