Wednesday, April 23, 2014

GRU offers free summer camp for children with asthma

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University is sponsoring the third annual Augusta Area Asthma Day Camp for children with asthma July 21-25 at Camp Tanglewood Girl Scout Camp in Columbia County. Read More »

Medical Associates Board of Trustees to meet April 28

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Georgia Physicians Practice Group Foundation, doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Associates, will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, ... Read More »

GRU to host sexual assault awareness rally


    GRU to host sexual assault awareness rally Media Advisory for Thursday, April 24   Event: April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Georgia Regents University, in partnership ... Read More »

Scientists target receptor to treat diabetic retinopathy


Like a daily pill to lower cholesterol can reduce heart attack and stroke risk, an easy-to-use agent that reduces eye inflammation could help save the vision of diabetics, scientists say. ... Read More »

New tax deduction available to community-based physicians

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law April 15 legislation that creates tax deductions of up to $10,000 for community-based faculty physicians who provide training to medical, physician ... Read More »

GRU History student awarded undergraduate paper prize

Augusta, Ga. – Georgia Regents University History major Abraham Wilson has won the 2014 undergraduate paper prize from The Americas Council of the University System of Georgia. His paper, “Being ... Read More »

Smith elected Vice President of the Georgia Public Health Association

Selina Smith

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Selina Smith, Director of the Georgia Regents University Institute of Public and Preventive Health, has been elected Vice President of the Georgia Public Health Association, the ... Read More »

Medical Center and Health System boards to meet April 24

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Boards of Directors of MCG Health, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Center, and MCG Health System, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Health System, ... Read More »

Green tea formula naturally increases saliva in dry mouth patients


 AUGUSTA, Ga. – An over-the-counter lozenge containing green tea antioxidants could significantly enhance oral health and quality of life for millions of patients suffering from dry mouth, researchers at Georgia ... Read More »

GRHealth enrolls in national surgery improvement program


AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents Health System is working to make surgery safer for patients by participating in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, the first nationally validated, outcomes-based program to measure and improve the quality of surgical care in hospitals. GRHealth joins 12 Georgia hospitals and 538 worldwide in the ACS NSQIP program. Read More »