The newer generation of HIV drugs have turned the once-lethal infection into a chronic condition, and cardiovascular disease has emerged as the leading cause of death in these individuals.
The Ryan White Program at Augusta University is now seeing patients in it's new 17,000-square-foot building. It will provide one place where patients with HIV and acquired immune deficiency syndrome can receive all of their care.
Nursing students will be working remotely with the farms toward a needs assessment/health care focused project for farmworkers.
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Augusta University Health is offering several opportunities for the community to join in the fight against AIDS.
Students from several Augusta University colleges spent the day providing health screenings at Costa Layman Farms.
Over the years, the program has provided more than 5,000 screenings to migrant workers.
The goal is to create a safe space for students from the moment they step on campus to the day they walk the stage at graduation.
Learn how students are bringing quality care to farm workers in rural South Carolina.
Give back to the community by volunteering at the annual Costa Layman Health Fair.
Here is a brief look at current Facilities and Construction projects on the Health Sciences Campus. Summerville updates to follow.
Construction on a new medical office building will begin Nov. 26.
Come support the Augusta University Ryan White Program in observance of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1.
The 13th Annual Costa Layman Health Fair is an interdisciplinary effort among faculty, students and volunteers
Every summer, the Augusta University College of Nursing hosts an interdisciplinary student-run health fair providing free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. This outreach...
Kelvin Brooks has been named the 2018 Volunteer of the Year for his four years of service in the Division of Infectious Diseases.
In recent years, HIV testing has increased leading to fewer people living with undiagnosed HIV in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. However, the CDC still reports many living with the infection have had...
Every summer, students at Augusta University offer free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. In 12 years, they’ve provided more than 3,000 screenings. It’s part of a long...
Media advisory for June 27 EVENT: June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and, in an effort to shed more light on this disease, Augusta University will host free, rapid HIV testing. BACKGROUND: An estimated 1.1 million people in the United States are...
An estimated 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV and Georgia ranks among the highest in the nation for people being diagnosed with the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. June 27 is National...