Dr. Michael Hall, Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Division Director of Cardiovascular Diseases, has been appointed Interim Chair of Medicine effective March 1, 2022.
Dr. Gabriel Hernandez is a University Heart interventional cardiologist who specializes in advanced heart failure and transplant and serves as an associate program director for the cardiology fellowship program.
Dr. Zeb Henson has been appointed Chief of Medical Staff for the university. Henson, formerly the Associate Chief of Staff within the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and the Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program Director.
Announcing the Department of Medicine Impact Report, a comprehensive view of the department over the past few years. Inside, you’ll find examples of some of the wonderful work being done by our outstanding faculty and trainees, innovations in each realm of our tripartite mission, and metrics of growth in our clinical and research activities.
Dr. Neville Dossabhoy has joined the American Journal of Medicine Editorial Board. He currently serves as Clinical Director for the Division of Nephrology and as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director.
Maria Clarissa Tio, MD, MPH recently received the Junior Faculty Research Award at the Women in Nephrology Leadership Conference this fall. Congratulations Dr. Tio!
Let’s invest in diversity: an opinion piece by Richard Wells, MD
Welcome Hayley Hammon to the Department of Medicine! She recently joined the Department as the Associate Director of Administration and Finance.
UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted the 2021 ACP Abstract Day on October 28th. Ninety posters and six oral presentations were delivered by students, residents, and fellows from UMMC and statewide.
Welcome new faculty to the Department of Medicine!
Mohammad Atari, MD – Nephrology
Chloe Kilman, MD – Geriatrics
Sarah Glover and colleagues receive $2.99 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The project, entitled “A Global Pediatric Cell Atlas of Nasal and Oral Mucosa” seeks to understand the nasopharyngeal and oral mucosa in children living within globally representative communities.
Congratulations to Dr. Jason Parham on celebrating 20 years at UMMC! Dr. Parham is Division Director of Infectious Diseases, Executive Vice Chair for the Department of Medicine, and leads UMMC’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, which was awarded Center of Excellence Status by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.