STARKVILLE, Miss.- Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi Medical Center began a new partnership on Monday to address the state’s health care challenges.
The universities have worked together before and believe this partnership will only strengthen their impact on problems facing health care.
They are focusing on areas such as obesity, diabetes, and disparities in health care access.
The Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute of Elimination of Health Disparities will be joining the schools as well.
They kicked things off with an event in Starkville on Monday.