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Physician Jimmy Stewart Speaks at Mississippi College

Dr. Jimmy Stewart, Jr.
Dr. Jimmy Stewart, Jr.

Radio listeners may know Dr. Jimmy Stewart, Jr. as the well-informed host who takes calls on Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s “Southern Remedy” show.

Presented by MPB and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the radio program allows the UMMC doctor to sit in a studio and field questions from listeners statewide.

The MPB show airs 11 a.m. Wednesday. On November 6, Dr. Stewart will lecture at his
alma mater, Mississippi College.

On his statewide radio show, Dr. Stewart supplies tips on a variety of subjects from
Mississippians dealing with illness or trying to help a loved one. Other callers may want
to know about a healthy diet or how to get started with an exercise routine.

Questions may also be generated when Dr. Stewart addresses the Mississippi College
Medical and Dental Alumni Association in early November. Members of the audience
will include MC alumni, professors and current students desiring to become medical
professionals. He will lecture at 7 p.m. that Tuesday evening in Swor Auditorium.

Jimmy Stewart earned his bachelor’s degree at Mississippi College in 1992, and is a
1997 graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson. His board
certifications include internal medicine and pediatrics. He’s a specialist in clinical

A UMMC professor in the departments of medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Stewart has won
several awards during his career. They include UMMC clinical sciences professor of the
year in 2006 and 2005. He received the Leonard Tow Gold Humanism in Medicine
Award and earned another major honor from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation in 2017.

Dr. Stewart is a former president of the Mississippi chapter of the American Academy of
Pediatrics. He’s written numerous research articles in medical publications.
For more information about the MDAA Fall lecture series, contact biology professor
Nathan Tullos at 601-925-3495 or