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Dr. Barbara L. Schuster, an internist and seasoned medical educator who chaired the Department of Internal Medicine at Wright State University's Boonshoft School of Medicine in Ohio for a dozen years, has been named campus dean of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership in Athens.
The UGA Real Estate Foundation has purchased the historic Athens Factory, better known as the O’Malley’s building, to be renovated into a medical teaching facility. Purchase of the 36,845-square-foot building and approximately five acres on Williams Street at the North Oconee River closed Tuesday at a purchase price of $7,278,500.
The University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents approved a resolution today that commits the System to a 60 percent expansion of physician education through the Augusta University (AU) School of Medicine. The board’s action follows its earlier acceptance of a report calling for medical education expansion in Georgia.