Author - Denise Parrish

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.

6 tricks to keep Halloween a treat

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The trick to making Halloween a treat is being prepared, experts say. “The number one rule is plan, plan, plan,” says Carla Allen, a senior staff nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital of Georgia and an...

Even ‘Ironmen’ need medical care

Members of GRHealth Sports Medicine and the hospital’s Emergency Department staffed the medical tent Sunday at the IRONMAN 70.3 event. More than 3,000 men and women competed in this intense test of athleticism that included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56...

5 sleep tips for school-aged children

Everyone needs to sleep. A good night’s sleep boosts health, safety, performance and wellbeing, and it’s especially important for school-age children. “Children and teens need significantly more sleep than adults to support their rapid mental and...

Many outpatient surgeries will move to Evans

Georgia Regents Medical Center has purchased a 30-percent ownership in the Surgery Center of Columbia County. This 21,000-square-foot outpatient day surgery facility in Evans opened in 2007 as a joint venture between University Health Resources, Inc...

Tea time for female veterans

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Retired Colonel Judy Mosbey served her country faithfully during World War II. This week, the staff at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home served her. What was on the menu? Hot tea, finger sandwiches and cake. “No men are allowed,” said...

CHOG fountain dedication to be held Tuesday

Children’s Hospital of Georgia officials will hold a dedication ceremony for the new outdoor fountain for patients and families at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the front circle at CHOG. The project – which includes sculpted dolphins hovering above...

Ice bucket challenge: One year later

A year after the famous ice bucket challenge, The Augusta Chronicle talks to Dr. Michael Rivner and one of his patients about ALS care and research and the need to keep funding these efforts at Georgia Regents University. Read: Challenge, walk...

Childhood cancer survivor gives back

Hunter Piper was told he had just two weeks to live when he was in second grade. This Saturday, the 17-year-old high school senior is collecting donations of games, crafts, movies, toys and other items for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia...

GRMA Board of Trustees to meet Sept. 28

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, Sept. 28, in the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, first floor...

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