Tag - AU Health

Meet Our Doctors: Dr. Weintraub

Dr. Neal L. Weintraub, interim chief of the Division of Cardiology at Augusta University Health, talks about treating people with cardiovascular disease. “It was always of interest to me in medical school … but I think what probably really pushed me...

3Qs with Lee Ann Liska on joining the AU Health family

Lee Ann Liska, chief executive officer of the Augusta University Medical Center, sat down with the Jagwire team to discuss first impressions, leadership styles and staying on track with institutional priorities. In addition to her role as CEO of AU...

Legal name change for clinical entities effective Sept. 1

The following communication about the legal names of the clinical entities was distributed by Lee Ann Liska, executive vice president for health affairs. Dear Colleagues, Over the past several months, a group composed of leadership from across the...

School Separation Anxiety – For Parents and Kids

Back to school means the end of summer break and again with the long hours of separation between children and parents. For some, school is welcomed by both parties; parents can relax in peace, and kids are finally free from boredom. For others, on...

Pro golfer chooses Augusta University Health

A recent column in The Augusta Chronicle featured Augusta native and golfer Charles Howell, who recently chose to return to Augusta to have surgery to remove a non-cancerous mass in his neck at Augusta University Health.  “There was no question I...

Health system launches blog

On Monday, Augusta University Health officially launched the Your Health Today blog, a site that patients and consumers can visit to read health-related stories about the health system’s expertise and advanced technology and even browse...

Klaassen is 2016 Resident of the Year

It took just four days to change Zach Klaassen’s life forever. As a fourth-year medical student at St. George’s University Medical School in Grenada, Klaassen was 99 percent positive he was headed for a career as a vascular surgeon. Until a call...

‘Strike Out Stroke’ in pictures

On Wednesday, June 8, Augusta University Health, in partnership with the American Heart Association – CSRA and the Augusta GreenJackets, hosted “Strike Out Stroke” Night at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Throughout the night, participants...

New food service program starting in hospital in June

A new food service program by Sodexo is coming to Augusta University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Georgia in June. “Expressly for You” (EFY) is designed to enhance the level of food service and increase patient satisfaction by...

President Keel visits clinical staff on Hospital Day

President Brooks Keel paid a special visit to clinical staff throughout the health system yesterday to deliver cookies and share his appreciation. During Keel’s visit, staff were given the opportunity to ask questions of the president...

AU Health legal name announcement

By now you have probably had the opportunity to experience the new Augusta University brand. You may have seen our new look on television or billboards … while taking a stroll through downtown Augusta or shopping at the local mall … or maybe you’ve...

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