Michelle Nuss, MD is the AU/UGA Medical Partnership’s Campus Dean. She is also serves as the Associate Dean for GME and Designated Institutional Official for the AU/UGA Medical Partnership campus in Athens, GA. Nuss is an Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and is an Adjunct Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychology, in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia.
Dr. Nuss attended undergraduate school at Purdue University receiving a BS in Pharmacy and practiced pharmacy in Cleveland, Ohio before attending medical school at West Virginia University (WVU). She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at WVU where she also served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Nuss has taught medical students and residents for nearly 20 years and has served as Program Director for the Internal Medicine and Med/Psych programs at WVU as well as the Vice President of Medical Affairs at WVU Hospital prior to being recruited to Athens, GA. She has been the recipient of numerous teaching and leadership awards throughout her career.
Since moving to Athens in 2010, Dr. Nuss has been teaching medical students and Internal Medicine residents at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership. In her current role, she is responsible for the oversight and leadership of the campus which currently educates 40 students per year – a total of 160 medical students across the 4 years of curriculum. Dr. Nuss still enjoys seeing patients alongside residents and students here in Athens.