Thursday, December 25, 2014

International Festival at ASU

Augusta, Ga. – Zumba, Brazilian square dancing, and Middle Eastern belly dancing will take center stage at the annual International Festival at Augusta State University on Thursday, Nov. 15, from ... Read More »

Media Advisory: LUNA series continues with NASA speaker

Augusta, Ga.- Russell Romanella, the director of Safety and Mission Assurance for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will be the keynote speaker for Augusta State University’s Look Up ... Read More »

Forums and meeting slated to discuss ASU/GHSU consolidation

Open forums will be held with Georgia Health Sciences University President Ricardo Azziz and Augusta State University Interim President Shirley Kenny at noon Friday, Nov. 16 in the Natalie and ... Read More »

Healthy Grandparents Program offers sexual abstinence classes for youth

The Healthy Grandparents Program, established at Georgia Health Sciences University’s College of Nursing, has partnered with the Richmond County Health Department to offer sexual abstinence classes for youth participating in the program. The classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Health Sciences Building, said Mike Patton, Program Coordinator of the Healthy Grandparents Program. The sessions will last for eight weeks, ending on Dec. 6. Read More »

Inpatient brain injury education increases bike helmet use, study finds

A 30-minute brain injury education program taught in the hospital may increase children’s use of bicycle helmets, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report. The researchers provided bicycle helmet safety and brain injury prevention information to 120 patients age 5 to 18 at Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center and found that helmet usage increased by 72.5 percent within the first month following the program – from only 11 children reporting wearing a bicycle helmet on every ride to 98 always wearing helmets. Read More »

GHSU program seeks out, mentors veterans as students

Transitioning military service members into civilian careers as physician assistants is one goal of a recent $834,000 Health Resources and Services Administration federal grant received by the College of Allied Health Sciences at Georgia Health Sciences University. The Green to Grad program aims to increase the number of veterans in the Department of Physician Assistant to four or five students per class, or about 10 percent. Read More »

GHSU College of Nursing hosts Open House for ASU nursing students

The Georgia Health Sciences University College of Nursing will host an Open House for Augusta State University nursing students from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29 in the Health Sciences Building. All ASU nursing students taking courses at the Laney-Walker Boulevard campus in January are invited. The event is designed to familiarize students with their new home, said Rebecca Rule, GHSU Assistant Professor of Nursing. Read More »

Moe’s will raise funds for Children’s Medical Center

Area Moe’s Southwest Grill locations will raise money for the Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center through its Joeys for Juniors weekend. For every $4 Joey Bag of Donuts purchase on Nov. 9-11, Moe’s will donate $2 to the Children’s Medical Center. Read More »

Medical Center and Health System boards to meet Nov. 12

The Boards of Directors of Georgia Health Sciences Health System and MCG Health, Inc., doing business as Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center, will have a special called telephonic meeting at 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12. Read More »

Georgia Health Sciences Medical Associates Executive Committee to meet

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Physicians Practice Group, doing business as Georgia Health Sciences Medical Associates, will meet at 7 a.m., Monday, Nov. 12, in the Physician’s Practice Group Conference Room, Annex 1, Room 1491. Read More »