La’Kitha Hughes, PhD

Grant Accounting Manager

Dr. La’Kitha Hughes' works closely with the UMMC Telehealth Center of Excellence as a Grants Accounting Manager to support the grants team, TCOE budgets, projects, project implementation, and Principal Investigators (PIs,). Prior to joining the UMMC Team in 2021, La’Kitha served as the associate director of Facilities and Construction Management for sixteen years at another Mississippi Institution for Higher Learning with extensive project management experience and an extensive budgetary and finance background. La’Kitha recently received her PhD in Educational Leadership, Higher Education, has a MS in Technology from Mississippi State University, and a BS in Business Administration (Management).

LaKitha Huges