• MCG Today [2008 Vol.35 No.3]

      Deriso, Christine Hurley; Connell, Amy; Baker, Toni; Hilliard, Jennifer; Walls, Sharron C.; Miller, Kimberly; Simmons, Susan J.; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2008)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 6 A Statewide Initiative: Medical Education Expansion Proposal Unveiled; 8 Brain Gain; MCG's Human Brain Lab Enables Studies of Living Tissue; 12 Patient as Teacher: A grant advances a mental-health push to partner with patients; 15 Taking Charge: Electronic health records aim to put patients in the driver's seat; 16 Clarion Call for Kids: A grant aims to help children stay tobacco-free; 20 Easy as 1-2-3: Three-dose vaccine declares war on HPV; 22 Honoring the Legacy: School of Allied Health Sciences celebrates 40th anniversary; 24 Gut Feeling: Probiotics research indicates good bacteria can conquer the bad; 26 They've Got Your Number: Biomedical students tackle a maze of math and medicine; 29 Specialized Delivery: Residency enables general dentists to broaden services; 32 Man on a Mission: Altruism leads to an indigent-care hospital in India;34 Glitz, Glamour and Gratitude: MCG's President's Dinner honors its most dedicated supporters; 36 Vessel of Life: Dr. Emile Fisher is honored for 40-plus years of support; 38 Profile in Giving; 39 Gift Planning: Where there's a will, there's a way; 40 Homecoming 2008: Activities are scheduled for Alumni, Faculty and Students in all five schools; 42 Class Notes; 46 Newmakers; 48 New Faces; 49 Reflections: Champions of Health Care excellence.
    • MCG Today [2007 Vol.35 No.2]

      Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hilliard, Jennifer; Baker, Toni; Miller, Kimberly; Walls, Sharron C.; Duva, Tony; Hoggard, Stephen; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2007)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 5 Rising to the Challenge; 6 Back On Her Feet: A School of Nursing grant helps establish an indigent care network; 8 Making it Work: MCG's Kinship Care Program help non-parent caregivers; 12 Wiping the Slate Clean: 15 Foul!: Scientists uncover sickening properties of undercooked beans and rice; 20 Skin Signal: A lipid hold promise for skin diseases and age-related damage; 22 Currency of Kindness: MCG's Resident of the Year draws on her Peace Corps and nursing experience; 24 Innovation in Education: Full Circle: A Preemie returns to MCG as an aspiring medical student; 26 Profile in Giving: The promise of possibilities; 27 Gift Planning: A Three-step approach to giving; 28 Newsmakers; 29 Class Notes; 33 Reflections: 'I'm helping more people than I ever thought possible'
    • MCG Today [2007 Vol.35 No.1]

      Baker, Toni; Miller, Kimberly; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Humphrey, Deborah; Hilliard, Jennifer; Walls, Sharron C.; Duva, Tony; Rahn, Daniel W.; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2007)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 16 Sowing a Seed: A satellite campus in Albany extends MCG's reach; 19 Expanding the Infrastructure: A new partnership opens doors to medical students in the Savannah area; 20 STAT!: MCG leaders propose solutions to the statewide trauma crisis; 23 Walking Tall: A felled tree is no match for the MCG trauma team; 24 When the Going Gets Tough; Cryopreservation techniques offer new hope for pregnancy; 27 Freeze-Frame: Research targets infertility and tissue regeneration; 30 Commencement 2007: MCG graduates embark on their careers with a sense of purpose; 32 Innovation in Education: The school of nursing speaks out about health literacy; 34 Welcome Home!: Hundreds of alumni visit campus during homecoming 2007; 36 Building for the Future: MCG cuts the ribbon on its health sciences building; 40 Profiles in Giving: The school of Allied Health Sciences' tradition of giving is a 'Family' affair; 41 Gift Planning: Supporting today's students and residents; 42 Newsmakers; 44 New Faces; 45 Class Notes; 48 Reflections: President reflects on his journey from the North Carolina mountains to MCG health system
    • MCG Today [2007 Vol.34 No.3]

      Deriso, Christine Hurley; Baker, Toni; Hilliard, Jennifer; Miller, Kimberly; Walls, Sharron C.; Duva, Tony; Owen, Mary Ann; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2007)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 6 Triumph: An alumnus topples racial barriers to make a lasting mark on public health; 15 Nano Brainer: A new center brings an engineering perspective to the body's building block; 18 The Making of a Mouse: A $15 Million grant marries bioinformatics with animal models; 20 Practice Makes Perfect: Inaugural graduates of a new nursing program make their mark in the field; 24 Innovation in Education: Curricula emphasize patient- and family-centered care; 26 Clearing the Air: Support is key in enacting a campuswide tobacco-free policy; 31 'Gadget Geek' Extraordinaire: Dr. Lloyd Schnuck receives MCG's vessel of life award; 32 Profile in Giving: GDA President Michael B. Rogers pledges statewide support for the dental school; 33 Gift Planning: Financial resolutions for the new year; 34 Newsmakers and New Faces; 36 Homecoming 2007: Reconnect and Rediscover while enjoying springtime in Augusta; 38 Class Notes; 40 Reflections: 'I've Come A Long Way, Baby.'
    • MCG Today [2006 Vol.34 No.2]

      Brown, Caryl C.; Baker, Toni; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Humphrey, Deborah; Miller, Kimberly; Hilliard, Jennifer; Walls, Sharron C.; Duva, Tony; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2006)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 7 The Results Are In...:Market research verified MCG's excellent reputation; 8 2006 State of the University Address: President Rahn cites MCG's growing role in the statewide landscape; 16 Speaking the Same Language: An NIH planning grant will expedite translational research; 19 A Jumpstart for Business: The MCG incubator ramps up biomedical business in the community and state; 22 Double Whammy?: A study explores schizophrenics risk of diabetes; 24 Giving Voice to Schizophrenia: Brian's story reflects the human toll of a devastating disease; 27 Back in Control: A bladder pacemaker improved quality of life; 28 Out and About: A web site brings accessibility information to the disabled; 30 Innovation in Education: A nobel biocare contract will strengthen the dental school's mission; 32 Something to Smile About: A new dental implant induces bone regeneration; 34 Profile in Giving: Col. Gwendolyn Fryer: 'The Faculty Challenged me to Excel.'; 35 Gift Planning: Your IRA can help optimize MCG's mission; 36 Newsmakers and New Faces; 38 Class Notes; 41 Reflections: Who will care for us?
    • MCG Today [2006 Vol.34 No.1]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Baker, Toni; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Humphrey, Deborah; Miller, Kimberly; Jones, Ellen Gladden; Duva, Tony; Danneman, Ilana M.; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support; Division of Instructional Design (Medical College of Georgia, 2006)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 8 A Go-Forward Blueprint: The School of Medicine; 12 A Symbol of Preeminence: MCG unveils its Cancer Research Center; 13 Harnessing Knowledge: MCG's Cancer Center director shares his vision for success; 16 Faces of Cancer: MCG helps patients live full, healthy lives; 19 Leadership is a Privilege: CDC Director Julie Gerberding urges graduates to make wise choices; 23 Patient Advocate: The Board Award honors a medical student's compassion; 24 Passing the Torch: A retiring chair reflects on his tenure as his successor plans for the future; 27 Blazing New Trails: New chair cites faculty's depth and breadth of knowledge; 28 Her Light in Life: A nursing student and longtime educator is honored posthumously; 30 Innovations in Education: Digital recording technology makes coursework portable; 32 Profiles in Giving: Dr. Lamar Batts Peacock: 'I give MCG all the credit.'; 33 Gift Planning: Charitable gifts help donors save for retirement.; 34 Newsmakers; 36 Welcome, New Faculty; 37 Class Notes; 41 Reflectons: An alumna discovers her 'abilitations' are limitless
    • MCG Today [2006 Vol.33 No.4]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Baker, Toni; Humphrey, Deborah; Moores, Danielle Wong; Miller, Kimberly; Hilliard, Jennifer; Jones, Ellen Gladden; Duva, Tony; Bushnell, Brandon; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support; Division of Instructional Design (Medical College of Georgia, 2006)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 8 Ready, Set...STOP: Groundbreaking sickle cell research continues to shape treatment; Ironing Out the Problem: A new pill eases treatment of iron overload; Breathing Easier: Nitric oxide may help sickle cell patients; 'Like a New Life': Advances in sickle cell treatment open the door to happy childhoods; 16 Minimal Disruption, Maximal Satisfaction: Surgical techniques put surgeons on the cutting edge; 18 'Please, Just Come': An MCG physician organizes a trip to Pakistan to treat earthquake victims; 20 V or Valor: An MCG resident receives a Bronze Star for Heroism in Iraq; 22 A Perfect Mix: An MCG oral surgeon helps future generations bone up on implants; 24 A Group Effort: 'Sisterhood' breaths life into a smoking-cessation program; 26 Clearing the Smokescreen: A program works with schools and parents to prevent tobacco use; 28 Willing and Able: Encouragement and adaptation help a student overcome her disability; 30 Innovation in Education: Technology puts information in the palms of students' hands; 32 Homecoming Honorees: MCG will honor distinguished alumni in April; 34 Profiles in Giving: Dr. and Mrs. Quentin T. Lawson Sr.; 35 Gift Planning: The Society of 1828; 36 Newsmakers; 37 Welcome, New Faculty; 38 Class Notes; 41 Reflections: The Way My Pop Did It
    • MCG Today [2006 Vol.33 No.3]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Jones, Ellen Gladden; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Miller, Kimberly; Baker, Toni; Humphrey, Deborah; Hilliard, Jennifer; Marion, Lucy; Bannan, Mary; Division of University Advancement; Division of Strategic Support; Division of Instructional Design (Medical College of Georgia, 2006)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 6 A Stronger Institution: MCG President Daniel W. Rahn cites extraordinary progress in the face of unprecedented challenges; 8 Branching Out: MCG's educational reach extends well beyond Augusta; 14 At The Ready: Two new grants put Georgia on the cutting edge of disaster preparedness; 16 The Big Picture: An MCG physician puts his classroom training to work for hurricane victims; 18 Home Away From Home: Hurricane-displaced students find a welcome mat at MCG; 20 The Longest Three Hours: The REACH program brings MCG expertise to rural stroke patients; 23 A Worthy Endeavor: Mission work brings an MCG alumnus and his family to Central Asia; 25 Pipeline Power: A federal grant expands programs aimed at interesting minorities in health careers; 27 Profiles in Giving: Drs. Martha Bradshaw and Betty Pond; 28 Gift Planning; 29 School News: School-by-school news for faculty, students and alumni; 53 Reflections: A flood of emotions
    • MCG Today [2005 Vol.33 No.2]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Baker, Toni; Moores, Danielle Wong; Jones, Ellen Gladden; Division of External Affairs; Division of Strategic Support; Division of Visual and Instructional Design (Medical College of Georgia, 2005)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 6 Directing the Energy: The president's planning process ensures a collective effort and optimal results; 10 TEDDY Snare: Researchers cast a wide net to identify diabetes triggers; 14 Innovation in Education: A new program is the brainchild of MCG;s neuroscience focus; 19 A Winning Hand: MCG's Movement Disorders Program puts a golfer back in the game; 22 Flea-ing the Scene: School of Dentistry volunteers tap a new market; 26 Politics (Not) as Usual: Three MCG alumni make their mark on the Georgia Legislature; 29 Profile in Giving: Dr. Geraldine Rinker; 30 Plan Your Giving: Gifts of life insurance can benefit MCG; 31 School News: School-by-school news for faculty, students and alumni; 49 Reflections: Going the distance
    • MCG Today [2005 Vol.33 No.1]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Baker, Toni; Gladden, Ellen; Marion, Lucy; Division of External Affairs; Division of Visual and Instructional Design; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2005)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 6 Fat Chance: The health toll of childhood obesity carries lifelong implications; 10 Stepping it Up: Experts recommend an hour a day of vigorous activity for children; 11 Assistance, Por Favor: An MCG researcher helps Spain address its growing obesity problem; 12 Innovation in Education: A new course scours headlines to teach legal/medical issues; 14 Steadying the Course: Advances lead to lifesaving heart arrhythmia treatments: 16 A Shot in the Arm: MCG students organize lifesaving bone marrow drives; 18 The Art of the Matter: The MCG Arts Council brings visual and performing arts to campus; 22 Horse Sense: Hippotherapy optimizes the abilities of special-needs children; 25 Profile in Giving: Dr. Mims Aultman; 26 Plan Your Giving: Specificity is vital in fulfilling testamentary wishes; 27 School News: School-by-school news for faculty, students and alumni; 49 Reflections: 'Death is staring us in the face'
    • MCG Today [2005 Vol.32 No.4]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Humphrey, Deborah; Baker, Toni; Gladden, Ellen; Marion, Lucy; Collins, Marie; Division of External Affairs; Division of Strategic Support; Division of Visual and Instructional Design (Medical College of Georgia, 2005)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 6 Getting Down to Business: The MCG Life Sciences Business Development Center merges the corporate and research worlds; 10 Rising to the Challenge: A jeep wreck brings out the best in medical missionaries; 14 Unforgotten: The MCG Memory Disorders Clinic addresses the physical and emotional needs of Alzheimer's familiar; 16 A Good Fit: MCG's international students bring a fresh perspective to campus; 20 CSI: Kentucky: An MCG eduction launches the career of a forensic anthropologist; 23 Profile in Giving: Dr. E. Dan DeLoach's cancer diagnosis changed his perspective dramatically; 24 Plan Your Giving: The Charitable Lead Trust; 25 School News: News about each of MCG's five schools; 41 Reflections: Laying out the welcome mat.
    • MCG Today [2005 Vol.32 No.3]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Baker, Toni; Humphrey, Deborah; Gladden, Ellen; Marion, Lucy; Roberts, Alan; Division of External Affairs; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2005)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 6 Medicine at the Crossroads: President Daniel W. Rahn says MCG is helping to usher in a new era of health care; 8 Bullish About the Future: MCG leaders explore the university's role in the future of health care; 11 HPV Breakthrough: A new vaccine protects against cancer-causing infections; 12 A Part of the Solution: The new School of Nursing dean nurtures the potential of every member of the team; 14 Inducing Tolerance: An MCG researcher strives to bolster transplant success; 16 Breaking Down Barriers: A generous donation ensures statewide transplant access; 18 Confusionectomy: A student initative enhances communication with low-literate patients; 21 A Family Affair: MCG broadens its commitment to patient- and family-centered care; 23 Profile in Giving: The importance of testamentary gifts; 25 School News: School-by-school news for faculty, students and alumni; 49 Reflections
    • MCG Today [2004 Vol.32 No.2]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Snell, Don; Moores, Danielle Wong; Baker, Toni; Gladden, Ellen; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Morgan, Bruce; Division of External Affairs; Division of Strategic Support; Division of Visual and Instructional Design (Medical College of Georgia, 2004)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 10 Precision Work; 17 Hi Brother's Keeper; 19 Found in Translation; 20 Pressing Forward; 22 For the Records; 25 Profile in Giving; 26 Plan Your Giving; 27 School News; 45 Reflections
    • MCG Today [2004 Vol.32 No.1]

      Ginn, Bryan; Baker, Toni; Moores, Danielle Wong; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Gladden, Ellen; Hawk, Cheryl; Division of Institutional Relations; Division of Health Communications (Medical College of Georgia, 2004)
      Table of Contents: 2 Newsbriefs; 10 Building Momentum; 12 Under Pressure; 15 Ready for Action; 20 A Shot in the Arm for Cancer Treatment; 22 Resting Easy; 24 A Voice and a Vote; 26 Wellspring of Support; 28 Supporting the Vision; 30 Margin of Excellence; 30 Looking to the Future; 32 "My Home and My Life"; 33 Plan Your Giving; 34 A Gift from the Heart; 36 AlumNews; 65 Reflections
    • MCG Today [2003 Vol.31 No.3]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Kelley, James; Baker, Toni; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Gladden, Ellen; Division of Institutional Relations s; Division of Health Communication (Medical College of Georgia, 2003)
      Table of Contents: 2 At a Glance; 5 Reflections; 6 Mending a Dysfunctional Relationship; 10 Becca's Legacy; 12 Larger than Life; 16 Asking the Questions; 18 Getting Real; 20 Plan Your Giving; 21 AlumNews
    • MCG Today [2003 Vol.31 No.2]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Gladden, Ellen; Baker, Toni; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Division of Institutional Relations; Division of Health Communications (Medical College of Georgia, 2003)
      Table of Contents: 2 At a Glance; 4 Reflections; 5 'Becoming Better Than What We Are'; 6 Glimpses of the Page; 10 Fire in the Belly; 14 Unleashing the Power; 16 Rock Solid; 18 Pulling Curtains Open; 20 A Chink in the Armor; 23 Plan Your Giving; 24 AlumNews
    • MCG Today [2002 Vol.31 No.1]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Division of Institutional Relations; Division of Health Communications (Medical College of Georgia, 2002)
      Table of Contents: 4 Education; 6 Research; 8 Service; 10 Diversity; 12 Facilities; 14 Development; 16 Thank You, Donors
    • MCG Today [2002 Vol.30 No.4]

      Rahn, Daniel W.; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Baker, Toni; Gladden, Ellen; Division of Institutional Relations; Division of Health Communications (Medical College of Georgia, 2002)
      Table of Contents: 2 Reflections; 4 Embracing the Future; 8 Let's Get Started; 10 Help Within Reach; 12 Growing Strong; 14 Face Value; 18 Lasting Bonds; 20 AlumNews
    • MCG Today [2002 Vol.30 No.3]

      Baker, Toni; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Gladden, Ellen; Division of Institutional Relations; Division of Health Communications (Medical College of Georgia, 2002)
      Table of Contents: 2 At a Glance; 5 Hard-Wired; 8 Secret Worlds; 11 Plan Your Giving; 12 Torchbearer; 14 More than Skin Deep; 16 On the Fast Track; 18 Taking Flight; 20 AlumNews
    • MCG Today [2002 Vol.30 No.2]

      Baker, Toni; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Division of Institutional Relations; Division of Health Communications (Medical College of Georgia, 2002)
      Table of Contents: 2 At a Glance; 4 Brain Power; 8 No Time to Lose; 10 Defining Difference; 12 Mystery Compounds; 14 SAGE Advice; 16 Like Father, Like Son; 19 Plan Your Giving; 20 AlumNews