News & Announcements

  • Athens

Primary care decisions often made without the best evidence

As medicine continues to shift toward evidence-based practice, some primary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

  • Augusta

Major research initiative explores how our bones and muscles age

With age, the form and function of our bones and muscles drop off, putting us as increased risk for frailty and falls.

  • Athens

UGA researchers report milestone in global fight against a major cause of diarrheal disease

Infectious disease scientists from research institutions including the University of Georgia have reported the discovery and early validation of a drug that shows promise for treating cryptosporidiosis, a diarrheal disease that is a major cause of child mortality and for which there is no vaccine or effective treatment.

  • Augusta

MCG, AU Health participate in national trial to determine best therapy for asymptomatic carotid arte

People potentially at risk for stroke are being recruited for a national study to determine whether intense medical management or interventions like surgery or stenting are best at reducing their risk.

  • Athens

Fourth annual Community Celebration held in honor of the Class of 2017

The Class of 2017 celebrated their achievements at the fourth annual Community Celebration on the Health Sciences Campus on May 13.

  • Augusta

Therapeutic vaccine designed to reduce recurrence of cervical cancer under study

Cervical cancer is often deadly when it recurs and physician scientists want to know if a new therapeutic vaccine can prevent or reduce recurrence in women at high risk for its return.

  • Augusta

Hess named dean, executive vice president

Dr. David C. Hess, stroke specialist, honored educator, biotech entrepreneur, and longtime leader at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has been named dean of Georgia’s public medical school and executive vice president for medical affairs and integration for the university.

  • Augusta

Pain reliever may help relieve the vision damage of glaucoma

The tip of our optic nerve is typically the first place injured by glaucoma.

  • Athens

AU/UGA Medical Partnership and St. Mary’s fill all positions in NEGA’s first medical residency progr

For the third year in its three-year history, the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Mary's Health Care System has filled all openings for its new class of medical residents.

  • Athens

AU/UGA Medical Partnership Announces Fourth Successful Match

Resident applicants at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership gathered on Friday, March 17 at noon in George Hall at the UGA Health Sciences Campus for Match Day, an event celebrating the next step in their medical careers.