Posts Tagged ‘UMMC’

Taste of the U celebrates 20th anniversary

The extras are often the first to go in a struggling economy but, it’s the extras which often make the biggest difference. Just ask Matt Gatlin, an intensive care nurse at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. “My home is in Hattiesburg, my family is there and my girls go to school there,” said Gatlin. […] [...]

UMC park to be boon for area

by Laura Smith Published: February 14,2010

Tags: Jackson Farmers' Market, research park, UMMC

One benefit is it will house researchers developing devices, ideas to be licensed to biotech companies The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMC) is developing plans for a research park on 25 acres on the site of the old Jackson Farmers’ Market. Funding has been secured to begin the project, which will include a 75,000-square-foot […] [...]

O’Neill’s benefit to area med facilities is priceless

by For the MBJ Published: February 14,2010

Tags: Duane O'Neill, health care, Katrina, UMMC

Editor, The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership (GJCP) serves the entire region in the very vital role of economic development. As one of the largest economic engines in the State of Mississippi, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) needs this partnership to grow and meet the health care needs of Mississippi, now and in the […] [...]

Cleland named chief medical officer

by MBJ Staff Published: December 21,2009

Tags: David Putt, UMMC, University of Mississippi Medical Center, William Cleland

Effective Jan. 1, Dr. William Cleland, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), will become chief medical officer for University Hospitals and Health System. In this new position, Cleland will work with David Putt, UHHS interim CEO, to facilitate hospital initiatives and serve as a liaison to the […] [...]

UMMC adds to staff roster

Dr. Barbara Bruce, a pediatric neurologist, has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) as an assistant professor of pediatrics. She will see patients through University of Mississippi Health Care. An Illinois native, Bruce earned the B.S. at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1995 and the M.S. in applied physiology at the […] [...]

Keeton replaces Jones on board

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: Jackson Medical Mall Foundation, James E. Keeton, UMMC, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. James E. Keeton, recently appointed interim vice chancellor for health affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), is the newest member of the board of directors for the Jackson Medical Mall Foundation. Keeton replaces Dr. Daniel Jones, who was appointed to chancellor of the University of Mississippi. In addition to serving as […] [...]

Physicians added to UMMC staff

Dr. John Cross, assistant professor of medicine, and Dr. Barry Berch, assistant professor of surgery, have joined University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). They will see patients through University Physicians, part of University of Mississippi Health Care. Cross, whose father, Maj. Gen. Harold Cross, is adjutant general of Mississippi, received the B.S. cum laude from […] [...]

UMMC, UnitedHealthcare ink deal

by MBJ Newswires Published: July 27,2009

Tags: JACKSON, UMMC, UnitedHealthcare, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson — The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and UnitedHealthcare have signed an agreement giving UnitedHealthcare commercial health plan customers with in-network access to inpatient and outpatient services available through University Hospitals and Health Systems, including Holmes County Hospital and Clinics in Lexington. The agreement also includes University Physicians. Scott Stringer, M.D., associate vice […] [...]

Q&A: Dr. Daniel Jones, vice chancellor for health affairs at UMMC

by MBJ Staff Published: June 29,2009

Tags: Daniel Jones, UMMC, University of Mississippi

From UMMC to UM Dr. Dan Jones discusses his advancement to chancellor. After working for years in a leadership capacity at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Daniel Jones has been selected as the new chancellor of the University of Mississippi, replacing the popular Dr. Robert Khayat.  With these large shoes to fill, the […] [...]

Fifty years of growth

by Clay Chandler Published: May 25,2009

Tags: UMMC

UMMC prepares for the next half century The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has experienced a large amount of growth the past two decades. Now, senior officials there have started the process of formulating a master plan to govern the next 50 years of growth and expansion at the facility in Jackson. Initiated May […] [...]

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