Throughout her career, Dr. Juanyce Taylor has answered the call of improving diversity and inclusion in the education and health care landscapes of Mississippi. Now she wears the title. Taylor was appointed as the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s chief diversity and inclusion officer effective May 2.
How does a cardiology nurse from Toomsuba, only two weeks before his wedding day, find himself presenting a lecture “Telehealth and Nursing in the Rural Community” in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea?
Digging through the garbage usually doesn’t bring recognition or an award at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. It depends on what you retrieve and how important it is for patient care.
UMMC’s Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning was born from a conversation between Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, and Dr. Ralph Didlake, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and chief academic officer.
The Medical Center showcased its efforts and successes in the push towards the goal of “A Healthier Mississippi” to a group of diplomats representing Haiti, Indonesia, Greece, Turkey, Bahamas, Italy, Hong Kong, Taiwan and France on Monday.
Originallly published by UMMC on Monday, June 6, 2016 Ninety percent of cytotechnologists employed in Mississippi, and all of those employed at the Medical Center, received their training at the School for Health Related Professions. The positive impact they’ve had on the health of women in the state is undeniable.…
Originally published by UMMC on Monday, July 23, 2018 About 4.4 million acres of alluvial floodplains make up “The Most Southern Place on Earth,” the Mississippi Delta. Shared by Louisiana and Arkansas and reaching north to Memphis, Tennessee, the area is also known for its health disparities. Three of the…