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3 tips for winning big during heart walk

While the Heart Walk provides GRU and GRHealth staff the opportunity to give back to the American Heart Association, it also gives a chance to win prizes. AHA, as well as various departments within GRU and GRHealth, will award prizes to top...

Jones to give piano recital

Georgia Regents University faculty member Martin David Jones will be giving a piano recital on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the GRU Maxwell Theatre.  Jones will perform Maurice Ravel’s “Gaspard de la Nuit,” Franz Liszt’s...

Welcome New Medical Staff

Welcome New Medical Staff

Please welcome the following new medical staff members for January 2015:
Pachiappan Arjunan, PhD
Periodontics
Earl ‘Mark’ Brewster, MD
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Allyson Missura, DDS
Oral Rehabilitation
Shalin Shah, DO
Anesthesiology

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

We are saddened to report the deaths of two members of the GRU community. Dr. Fred Barnabei, who retired from Augusta State University in 2005 as the Vice President for Business and Student Services, passed away on December 29, 2014. Dr. Barnabei...

Employee struck in crosswalk highlights need for care

This morning, a GRU employee was struck by a car while crossing Laney Walker Boulevard. The individual is doing well—for which we are all grateful—but this accident serves as a reminder for all of us to exercise great care while traveling on and...

Annual Compliance and Training Opportunities

Annual Compliance and Training Opportunities

Reminder to complete Annual Compliance Courses This is a friendly reminder to complete all 2014 Compliance courses.  The deadline for completion of all courses for GRU and GRHealth employees is Friday, Jan. 16, by close of business. All courses may...

Important NIH notices released

Important NIH notices released

On December 30, 2014 the NIH released three important notices. • Notice of Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts (NOT-OD-15-049): Please start using the new salary cap of $183,300 effective for all proposals submitted on...

2014 PHA Quality and Patient Safety Award

The Georgia Hospital Association recognizes excellence in improving quality and patient safety through their annual PHA Quality and Patient Safety Award program. Georgia hospitals are recognized at their annual Patient Safety Summit for their...

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