Congratulations to Dr. Licy Yanes Cardozo on celebrating 20 years at UMMC! Dr. Cardozo is a physician-scientist in both the Departments of Medicine and Molecular and Cell Biology and serves as the Director of Resident Research for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
The Department of Medicine Scholarship Day was held on April 19, 2022 in the Student Union. Congratulations to all presenters and to the winners in the abstract competition!
Dr. Sarah Glover, Professor and Division Director of Digestive Diseases, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health Research Project (R01) Grant to study the innate and adaptive immune responses of the nasal and gingival epithelium in SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination.
Drs. Pegah Hosseini-Carroll and Michael McMullan are both serving as Medical Student Research Program mentors. They both began as summer research mentors to rising M2 medical students, but have each taken on the responsibility of mentoring an M2 student on a biomedical research project through the remainder of their medical school career.
Congratulations to the many trainees and faculty who presented or presided at the Southern Regional Meeting and Southern Society of General Internal Medicine meetings last month in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. Yoshitsugu Obi has been awarded as a Clinical and Translational Research Scholar by the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research (MCCTR).
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. Javed Butler, Chair of Medicine, would like to announce a new fund to be used solely to support research expenses for trainees in the Department. Please consider making a year-end gift to the University of Mississippi Department of Medicine to our unrestricted fund.
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!
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.
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.