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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...

New clinical administrators named

Two new administrative appointments will enhance the integration of medical education, research and clinical practice at Augusta University. Dr. Julian J. Nussbaum, professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and co-director of the...

Lyon named director of public safety

James C. Lyon, Jr., has been named director of public safety at Augusta University, effective March 1. The appointment follows the conclusion of a national search that began last summer to recruit a new director of public safety who would provide...

Dental College of Georgia name takes effect Dec. 1

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The College of Dental Medicine will become the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, said President Brooks A. Keel during a noon event at the college today. After hearing from students, faculty, staff and alumni about the...

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