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.

Miracle Treat Day arrives July 30

AUGUSTA, Ga. – It’s summer again in the CSRA, and that means everyone is suffering the Georgia heat and could benefit from something cool and refreshing. Lucky for us, local DQ stores will be serving their famous Blizzards on Miracle Treat Day...

Avoid flip-flop fiascos

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A casual summer staple, flip-flops are popular with men, women and kids – especially for outside activities. But before slipping on these warm weather favorites, be sure you know the appropriate way to wear this type of shoe, advises...

WATCH: Camp Lakeside: Coming Soon!

Summer is a time for adventure, fun, and making memories. For a lot of kids, that means heading off to summer camp for a few days. But not all children are fortunate enough, or healthy enough, to enjoy those summer days with their friends. Now, with...

Adaptive water sports set for Saturday

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Isabelle Green is counting down the days to Saturday. That’s when the eight-year-old, living with the challenges of arthrogryposis, will experience a day drenched in fun as GRHealth and Champions Made From Adversity team up again for...

Know your ABCs of pool safety

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Drowning is the number one killer of children under the age of 5. “What makes this statistic even more tragic is that these young children are more likely to drown in a residential swimming pool than in any other body of water,” said...

Join us: Camp Lakeside groundbreaking June 22

The Family YMCA of Greater Augusta and the Children’s Hospital of Georgia will break ground at 11 a.m. Monday, June 22, to kick off renovations at Camp Lakeside, a 100-acre camp located on beautiful Lake Thurmond. Camp Lakeside has long served...

GRMA Board of Trustees meets June 22

GRMA Board of Trustees meets June 22

AUGUSTA, Ga. – 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, June 22, in the Murphy Building, Pathology Conference...

Medical Associates Executive Committee to meet June 10

Medical Associates Executive Committee to meet June 10

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of The Medical College of Georgia Physicians Practice Group Foundation, doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Associates, will meet at noon on Wednesday, June 10, on the fourth...

Medical Center, Health System boards to meet July 1

Medical Center, Health System boards to meet July 1

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Boards of Directors of MCG Health Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Center, and MCG Health System Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Health System, will meet Wednesday July 1, in room BI-2077. The Medical Center...

A.C.T. to keep kids from hot cars

AUGUSTA, Ga. – More than 500 children have died since 1998 after being left or becoming trapped in a motor vehicle. “Heat is more dangerous to kids than adults,” said Rene Hopkins, a nurse educator and coordinator for Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led...

AVPs named in Communications & Marketing

AVPs named in Communications & Marketing

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Cathleen Caldwell has been named Associate Vice President of Marketing, and Christen Carter has been named Associate Vice President of Communications in the Division of Communications and Marketing at Georgia Regents University. “In...

Kroger fundraiser benefits NICU

Area Kroger stores raise money for Children’s Hospital of Georgia Campaign will provide funds for NICU expansion AUGUSTA, Ga. – Today through June 9, local Kroger stores will be asking customers to Put Their Money Where The Miracles Are and purchase...

J. Lo advocates for children’s hospitals

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jennifer Lopez is joining Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as an official spokesperson to encourage supporters to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are.” The actress and singer is the latest celebrity to join CMN’s efforts to...

Parkinson’s seminar set for Friday

AUGUSTA, Ga. – More than 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease this year, joining the nearly 1.5 million people – including actor Michael J. Fox – already living with PD. Learn more about this neurological illness when the...

Nurses Week: Blessing of the Hands

Chaplain Brennan Francois says a prayer with nurses at Georgia Regents Medical Center during one of many Blessing of the Hands ceremonies on National Nurses Day during National Nurses Week 2015. Hospital chaplains roam the hospital floors each year...

Read: Recognize signs of alcohol problem

U.S. News & World Report: May 5, 2015 More than 17 million Americans suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence. But not everyone can tell when heavy drinking crosses the line to alcoholism. To help people identify when drinking becomes a problem...

Read: Philips/GRHealth: 18 months later

DotMed: April 30, 2015 On July 1, 2013, Philips Healthcare and Georgia Regents Medical Center embarked on a 15-year partnership worth $300 million to transform the health care delivery model.  Nearly two years later, GRHealth has experienced about...

Woman finds kidney donor on Reddit

Pictured above are Kayla Davis (right) and her kidney donor Jennifer Moss in Davis’ room at Georgia Regents Medical Center shortly after the successful transplant surgery. (Photo courtesy of Time.com) Time.com: April 30, 2015 Jennifer Moss and...

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