Tag - Pediatrics

4 ways to get kids to eat healthy

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and it is never too early for parents to start thinking about nutrition essentials for kids. Involving children in the meal prepping as well as creating an environment in the home where...

Georgia’s public health commissioner to speak Friday

The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University’s Department of Pediatrics will present the 2017 Ellington Charles Hawes Lectureship at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 12, at the Health Sciences Building, EC 1218. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, commissioner of...

Raft Debate set for April 14

The fate of a cardiologist, a surgeon and a pediatrician is in the hands of students at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. All three are aboard a sinking ship, and their only escape is a one-person raft. Who should be saved...

Raft Debate 2016 in photos

Representatives from medicine, pediatrics and surgery tried to sway Medical College of Georgia students during the 14th annual Raft Debate Friday, April 15, by debating which specialty is most important and would help the most people if saved. You...

Match Day: the success is in the numbers

Today we celebrate 223 of our remarkable students as they take the next step in their careers as physicians, including 188 from our home base in Augusta and 35 from the AU/UGA Medical Partnership in Athens. They have been educated in all four...

8 tips for better toy shopping

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Christmas is a magical season for children. Visions long ago may have included sugarplums. Today’s children are likely dreaming of toys, toys and more toys. “Childhood is one of the most important and exciting times of life. This is...

GRU to host non-food Halloween festival Oct. 30

GRU to host non-food Halloween festival Oct. 30

Media Advisory for Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 Event: Georgia Regents University is hosting its 9th Annual Non-food Halloween Festival as a safe alternative for children with dietary restrictions. Background:  Children on medically restricted diets will...

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