UMMC is starting eight clinical trials in the next days and weeks related to COVID-19. Drs. Gailen Marshall and Jason Parham both are serving as principal investigators in several trials with many other faculty members also involved as co-investigators. Read more to learn about the trials that are underway and set to start soon.
Gabriel Hernandez, MD FACC recently published the article “Heart transplantation and in‐hospital outcomes in adult congenital heart disease patients with Fontan: A decade nationwide analysis from 2004 to 2014” in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Hernandez tells us about the paper, its findings and potential impact on adult congenital heart disease patients.
Dr. Adrienne Tin recently joined the MIND Center and Division of Nephrology as an Associate Professor. She obtained her doctoral and post-doctoral training in epidemiology with a concentration in genetics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Then she joined the faculty of the Department of Epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health prior to coming to UMMC.
Donald “Trey” Clark, MD, MPH recently published the article “Population Attributable Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Associated with Hypertension in Black Adults” in JAMA Cardiology. Dr. Clark tells us about the paper, its findings and potential impact on healthcare in Mississippi.
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.
Congratulations to many members of the Department who were recognized at the Pillars’ Awards ceremony earlier this month. The Pillars’ Recognition of Service and Inclusive
Trey Clark, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in Cardiology, has been named Medical Director of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) at UMMC’s Center for Telehealth. In this role, he will work with the telehealth team to revamp the RPM program.
Dr. Javed Butler, Chair of Medicine at UMMC, served as lead author on a White Paper published in Circulation that explored to what extent persuasive treatment effects on nonprimary end points can be used to support FDA regulatory claims and guideline recommendations.
The 2019 Abstract Day, hosted by UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP), was held on October 30th, 2019. Congratulations to the
Keep reading to learn more about Dr. Shou-Ching Tang, MD, PhD, FACP. What is your professional background? I am originally from China and earned my
The 2019 Excellence in Research Awards ceremony were held on October 25, 2019. There are four award levels based on the total amount of eligible
In this month’s Research Corner, I would like to share some thoughts about ways for more members of our department (faculty and trainees) to become