We continue to grow! The Department is excited to announce the following new faculty that will be starting over the next several months. Read more to see who will be joining the UMMC family.

The Department of Medicine considers teaching excellence an important mission. Congratulations to our many faculty and residents who have recently been selected for various teaching awards throughout the campus. Read more for full listing, including Trailblazer Awards, Nelson C. Order of Teaching Excellence, AOA awards, and Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Dr. Savannah Duckworth, Assistant Professor in General Medicine and Hypertension, was accepted into the Society of General Internal Medicine’s prestigious TEACH (Teaching Educators Across the Continuum of Healthcare) program.

  What is your professional background? I graduated from Dhaka Medical College in Bangladesh. I also have a Master’s in Public Health from the University

Announcing new appointments in the Department of Medicine:  Dr. Vikas Majthia, Professor of Medicine and Division Director for the Rheumatology Division, has been appointed Vice

Several new faculty have joined the department this month. A few are highlighted here. Welcome Drs. Fryoux, Majors, and McManus! Dr. Jordan Fryoux  Hometown: Gonzales,

Dr. Savannah Duckworth, Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Hypertension, was voted as the faculty recipient of the Leonard Tow award

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