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Denise Parrish is Senior Communications Strategist for Operations at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-9566 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

Watch: TV crew films heart surgery

Check out this WJBF-TV News Channel 6 feature story: An Augusta man with no symptoms ended up having five bypasses during open-heart surgery. Following a routine checkup, Wayne Curtis was sent for a stress test and then a heart catheterization...

GRMA Board of Trustees to meet March 23

GRMA Board of Trustees to meet March 23

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Georgia Physicians Practice Group Foundation, doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Associates, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the Murphy Building, Pathology Conference...

Get free DQ cone today and support CHOG

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations across the nation will kick off the brand’s 75th anniversary by giving away ice cream and raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For its 75th “Fanniversary,” DQ fans will...

Compensation committees to meet March 23

Compensation committees to meet March 23

AUGUSTA, Ga. – There will be a meeting of the Compensation Committees of MCG Health, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Center, and MCG Health System, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Health System, at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in...

IHOP’s 10th Pancake Day supports CHOG

AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Tuesday, March 3, area IHOP restaurants once again will be offering a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes to each guest in recognition of National Pancake Day. This family-friendly tradition – now in its 10th year...

GRHealth named AHA Fit-Friendly Worksite

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The American Heart Association has recognized GRHealth as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite for championing employee wellness. GRHealth is the only Augusta hospital to achieve this honor. Fit-Friendly Worksites reach gold and...

Knight named Digestive Health administrator

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Chad Knight, a health care professional with more than 14 years of leadership experience, has been named Administrator of the new GRHealth Digestive Health Center. This state-of-the-art center houses the nation’s largest and most...

Watch: Dr. Vazquez discusses “superbug”

Two patients treated in a UCLA hospital reportedly died this week from a CRE infection that was traced back to a particular scope used in an exploratory procedure. Dr. Jose Vazquez, Chief of the Section of Infectious Disease at the Medical College...

Watch: Dr. Hobbs talks Civil Rights

Dr. Joseph Hobbs, Chair of Family Medicine at Georgia Regents University’s Medical College of Georgia, talks about segregation and the Civil Rights movement in the South as part of Black History Month coverage on WJBF News Channel 6.

Safe Kids records big numbers in 2014

Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led by Children’s Hospital of Georgia, logged nearly 2,000 hours of service in 2014 among its members, according to Coalition Coordinator Rene Hopkins. As a result, more than 6,000 adults and children combined were...

10 resolutions for a healthier family

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Resolutions, resolutions. From quitting smoking to losing weight, each new year brings the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh. “Parents tend to set personal goals, but they are not as quick to set or contemplate goals...

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