TEDx Augusta: the online encore

At January’s second annual TEDx event, an impressive number of speakers – four of the 17 to be exact – were from GRU.

“For Georgia Regents University to be able to share some of its innovative thinkers with a TEDx Augusta that is potentially available to a global population gives us the opportunity to make more connections and have more visibility for what we do, but it also allows us to share our thought process with others, have them critiqued, and to learn from that interaction ourselves,” said Dr. James Rawson, Chair of the Radiology and Imaging Department, who spoke about virtual communities and social media.

Rawson was joined on the stage by Dr. Chris McKinney, Associate Vice President for Innovation Commercialization, Dr. Samir Khleif, Director of the GRU Cancer Center, and Steven Uhles, Director of Media and Marketing for the GRU Cancer Center.

The beauty of TEDx, of course, is that if you miss the talks in person, you can always watch them on YouTube. So if you didn’t make it to the Imperial Theatre and haven’t yet sought them out online, here they are for your enjoyment.


Rawson TED

TEDx McKinney

TedxAugusta Khleif

TEDx Steven Uhles


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Eric Johnson is publications editor at Augusta University. You can reach him at erijohnson@augusta.edu.

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