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Woodward eyes accrediting post

Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is on track to direct the organization setting medical education standards across the United States and Canada. On July 1, she will become chair-elect of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for 12 months before taking over ...

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UMMC: Clinical trial reveals pterostilbene reduces blood pressure in adults

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A form of pterostilbene, a compound found naturally in blueberries, reduces blood pressure in adults, according to results of a clinical trial presented Thursday (Sept. 20) at the American Heart Association’s 2012 Scientific Sessions on High Blood Pressure Research in Washington, D.C. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted by University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and ...

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WCU osteopathic class ready for orientation

First-of-its-kind school of medicine in state shows William Carey’s vision Mississippi will soon have its second school of medicine when the College of Osteopathic Medicine opens at William Carey University in Hattiesburg.  “This is not only a great addition to William Carey’s curriculum and campus, but it is a great addition to our state,” said Barbara Hamilton, executive assistant to ...

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