Friday, August 29, 2014

Dentistry Dean Delivers State of the College Address

The College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University is celebrating nearly a decade of growth and has touched many lives through service and outreach in the process, said ... Read More »

Costco donates $12,000 to Children’s Medical Center

Costco presented a check for $12,306.68 to the Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center today, funds raised through a six-week Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals campaign. Read More »

Magnetic brain stimulation treats depression independent of sleep effect

While powerful magnetic stimulation of the frontal lobe of the brain can alleviate symptoms of depression, those receiving the treatment did not report effects on sleep or arousal commonly seen with antidepressant medications, researchers say. “People’s sleep gets better as their depression improves, but the treatment doesn’t itself cause sedation or insomnia.” said Dr. Peter B. Rosenquist, Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University. Read More »

Fincher awarded AAMC’s Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education

Dr. Ruth-Marie “Rhee” Fincher, Professor Emeritus and inaugural Vice Dean for Academic Affairs for the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University, has received the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education. Read More »

Gone in 60 minutes-Proof of Concept to Exploit

Augusta, Ga.- Computer attacks that target software flaws are becoming more common and last longer than most cyber security experts have anticipated. Learn more about these active malware attacks during ... Read More »

Albritton receives Laureate Award from American College of Physicians

Dr. T. Andrew Albritton, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Professor of Medicine in Georgia Health Sciences University’s Medical College of Georgia, has received the Laureate Award from the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Read More »

Azziz to deliver State of the Enterprise Address Nov. 1

Dr. Ricardo Azziz, President of Georgia Health Sciences University and CEO of Georgia Health Sciences Health System, will deliver the State of the Enterprise Address at noon Thursday, Nov. 1 ... Read More »

ASU presents discussion on economics, public policy, and the common good

Augusta, Ga.- The Political Science Club of Augusta State University and the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta have teamed up to present the Economics, Public Policy, and The Common Good ... Read More »

Mock clinical exams boost pediatric residents’ comfort in addressing breastfeeding

A simulated clinical experience guiding future pediatricians through interactions with breastfeeding moms appears to put the doctors at ease with the sensitive and important health topic, researchers say. “We showed that their confidence and comfort increased with the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) interventions,” said Dr. Kathryn McLeod, a pediatrician and educator at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University who developed the three simulated patient exams. Read More »

ASU professor to launch book, speak at congressional briefing

  Augusta, Ga.- Jurgen Brauer, professor of economics in the James M. Hull College of Business, will launch his latest book via a webcast on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 10 ... Read More »