News & Announcements

  • Athens

Four finalists for Campus Dean of AU/UGA Medical Partnership to visit Athens, Augusta

Four finalists for the position of campus dean of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership will visit Athens and Augusta in the coming weeks to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

  • Augusta

Keel Named President of Augusta University

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) named Dr. Brooks Keel president of Augusta University (AU) in Augusta. Keel will assume his new position on July 20.

  • Athens

Medical Partnership, St. Mary’s welcome first residents

The Internal Medicine Residency Program, a joint effort of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership and St. Mary’s Health Care System, is pleased to officially welcome its first class of Internal Medicine residents. The 10 residents, who began orientation on June 24, officially began work today, July 1, 2015

  • Athens

Scholarship established in honor of founding Medical Partnership Campus Dean

The AU/UGA Medical Partnership has announced the establishment of the Barbara L. Schuster Medical Partnership Scholarship, named in honor of Schuster, who recently stepped down as the founding campus dean after almost seven years of service.

  • Athens

AU/UGA Medical Partnership Community Celebration and Recognition Details

The AU/UGA Medical Partnership Community Celebration ad Recognition is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10:00 am on the UGA Health Sciences Campus' marching grounds. Family, friends, and community members are welcome to attend.

  • Athens

Recipe for antibacterial plastic: Plastic plus egg whites

Bioplastics made from protein sources such as albumin and whey have shown significant antibacterial properties, findings that could eventually lead to their use in plastics used in medical applications such as wound healing dressings, sutures, catheter tubes and drug delivery, according to a recent study by the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

  • Athens

President’s Malaria Initiative coordinator to speak April 14

Rear Adm. R. Timothy Ziemer oversaw the reduction of worldwide malaria deaths by 40 percent over the last decade as the U.S. global malaria coordinator. He will speak on the malaria fight April 14 at 4 p.m. in Masters Hall of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.

  • Athens

Medical Partnership’s Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Mary’s announces first residents

The Internal Medicine Residency Program, a joint effort of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership and St. Mary’s Health Care System, is pleased to announce its first class of residents, who will begin their residency education on July 1, 2015.

  • Athens

Match Day 2015 Results Announced

Resident applicants at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership gathered on Friday, March 20 at noon in George Hall at the UGA Health Sciences Campus for Match Day, an event celebrating the next step in their medical careers.

  • Athens

Forum to focus on women’s roles in sciences

Top women who study topics in medicine, global hunger and obesity will share their experiences at the ninth annual Global Educational Forum on March 19 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. This year’s conference theme, “Women in Science and Medicine: Challenges, Achievements and Way Forward,” brings experts from around the globe to delve into a multicultural, multi-discipline event. Forum topics include women in African medicine, global hunger, breast cancer and patient diversity, gendered politics of health and obesity epidemics around the world.