Dr. Beverly “Gwen” Windham has been appointed to the Clinical Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review by the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Kimberly C. Tarver has been named Division Director of Geriatrics. Dr. Tarver obtained her BS in Chemistry from Millsaps College and then completed medical school, internal medicine residency, and geriatrics fellowship at UMMC. Dr. Tarver follows in the footsteps of Dr. Mark Meeks, a leader in the department who has served as Division Director of Geriatrics for 28 years.

Dr. Beverly “Gwen” Windham was selected as a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. The status of Fellow — the highest class of membership within the Society — is an acknowledgment of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology.

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 this year’s Trailblazer Awards and the Nelson C. Order of Teaching Excellence.

Congratulations to all who matched into the department’s fellowship programs this month! Thirteen fellowships matched 28 residents who will begin their fellowships in July 2021. Read more for the full listing.

Dr. Scott Gibson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and serves as the Program Director for the Geriatrics Fellowship. Here, Dr. Gibson shares his love for primary care, our aging population, and UMMC.

Mentoring: Dr Lillian Lien
Master Clinician: Dr. Mark Meeks
Outstanding Service by a Faculty Member: Dr. Bryan Barksdale
Outstanding Service by a Staff Member: Lorraine Findley, RN
Educator of the Year: Dr. Jessie Harvey

Continue reading for the full Department of Medicine 2019 Match list.

Matthew Elliot, MD
Fellowship: UMMC Allergy and Immunology

Charles Grogan, MD
Fellowship: UMMC Allergy and Immunology

Baker Boler, MD
Fellowship: UMMC Cardiology

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