Mary Moses Hitt completed her doctor of medicine degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) School of Medicine on May 8, 2020.
Hitt is the daughter of Yazoo natives Eddie and Tracy Hitt. She went to Manchester Academy for her fourteen years and was valedictorian, star student, student body president, and class president of her graduating class of 2012. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi with a double major in Biochemistry and Classics with honors emphasis from the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College.
While in medical school, Hitt was selected as one of twenty students to be inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. This past March, she matched into an Internal Medicine residency at UMMC which is a three year continuation of training. After residency, Hitt plans to specialize, having a few areas that she is interested in. The School of Medicine will host a virtual graduation and hooding ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 22.