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.
Dr. Maria Gonzalez Suarez, Assistant Professor in Nephrology, discusses her recent article in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, her newly-awarded grant by the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research, and her take on balancing a career and family.
Dr. Juan Medaura, Assistant Professor of Nephrology, has been named a “Healthcare Hero” by the Mississippi Business Journal. The publication annually honors outstanding professionals in
What is your professional background? I graduated from medical school in India and moved to the US for further training. I completed internal medicine residency
Dr. Raman Palabindala was awarded the Faculty Education Award by the Associated Student Body. This award recognizes those UMMC faculty members who demonstrate a talent
Dr. Shirley Schlessinger retired after 34 years of service to UMMC in June 2019. Dr. Schlessinger held many key leadership roles within the university, including
Congratulations to the Department of Medicine award winners for the 2018-2019 academic year! Mentoring Award – Dr. Wisit Cheungpasitporn (Nephrology) This award is for
Neville R. Dossabhoy, MD, FACP, FASN, has joined the UMMC Department of Medicine as the Clinical Director, Division of Nephrology, as well as the Nephrology
Save the Date: Internal Medicine Board Review Course July 10-13, 2019 in the UMMC Student Union. This course will provide fast-paced, high yield medical knowledge
Dr. Tariq Shafi, MBBS, MHS has joined the department as the Division Director and Bower Chair of Nephrology. Dr. Shafi comes to UMMC with a
UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted the 2018 ACP Abstract Day on October 25th in the Norman C. Nelson Student
Congratulations to Dr. Prakrati Acharya for being selected as the 2017-2018 Research Fellow of the Year. Learn more about Prakrati here: Fellowship: Nephrology Where are