Tag - Neurology

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...

10 times Augusta University made national news in 2016

Augusta University appeared in national headlines hundreds of times over 2016. Here are just a few of our top mentions for the year. 1. How Meditation Can Help Active-Duty Soldiers Huffington Post (Jan. 13) A small study from researchers with the Medical College of Georgia focused on a group of 74...

Hess named interim dean, executive vice president

Dr. David Hess has been named interim dean for Augusta University’s Medical College of Georgia and executive vice president of Medical Affairs and Integration. Both appointments are effective Jan. 17, upon the departure of Dr. Peter F. Buckley, who was named dean at Virginia Commonwealth University...

ALS Walk set for Saturday

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Patients, families, employees and friends will Beat Feet for ALS at 8 a.m. Saturday at the 9th Street Fountain at Augusta’s Riverwalk in an effort to raise money for the Augusta University ALS Clinic. About 6,000 people are diagnosed with ALS in the U.S. each year. The Augusta...

Heads up on Headaches

Nearly everyone has a headache occasionally, but if they occur repeatedly and the pain is more severe, you may need to see your doctor. “About 36 million Americans suffer from disabling headaches, or migraines,” said Dr. J. Ned Pruitt II, Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology at the Medical College...

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