Posts Tagged ‘National Institutes of Health’

Findings of study on health of oil spill cleanup workers to be released

GULF OF MEXICO — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons of spew that would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history. Like so many Gulf Coast residents who pitched in […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Donaldson wins award

Mississippi State University faculty member Janet R. Donaldson is earning a prestigious award for her work with food-borne illness-causing bacteria. The Charles C. Randall Lectureship Award is given annually to an outstanding young faculty member by the South Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology. Donaldson, an assistant professor of biological sciences, earlier this […] [...]

USM faculty in the news

Evelyn Edwards, vice president of community reinvestment for BancorpSouth, has been named the 2011 Housing Initiative Partner of the Year by the University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS). The award is presented annually to an individual or agency participating on the IDS Housing Advisory Council who has worked in the housing, disability […] [...]

NIH taps Clark for membership

by MBJ Staff Published: October 12,2009

Tags: Alice Clark, National Institutes of Health, University of Mississippi

Alice Clark, vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs at the University of Mississippi, has served the National Institutes of Health for almost 20 years. Recently, she was chosen for membership on the NIH Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review. Clark previously chaired the Drug Discovery […] [...]

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