Watch: Dr. Frank Rumph reflects on being one of MCG’s first trailblazers

Frank Rumph

Dr. Frank Rumph, an accomplished physician with over 50 years of experience, reminisces on his time on campus as one of the first black students to enter the Medical College of Georgia along with Dr. John Harper in 1967. 

After completing a residency in anatomical and clinical pathology, Rumph went on to serve as director of state public health laboratories, then as first director of the state’s HIV/AIDS program and eventually as the first black director of the East Central Health District, which includes Augusta. 

Learn more about AU’s campus history.

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