• GHSU Today [Winter/Spring 2012; Vol. 39, No. 1]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Hudson, Stacey; Scott, Jennifer Hilliard; Walls, Sharron C.; Cline, Damon; Jones, Phil; Division of Communications and Marketing (Georgia Health Sciences University, 2012)
      Table of Contents: 2 Letters to the Editor; 13-15 Disaster Ready: Students learn emergency preparedness; 16-18 Helping in Harrisburg: Students mentor inner-city children; 19-21 Heavy-Duty Health Care: Local industry aims to keep employees healthy; 22-23 HIV in the 21st Century: Survival statistics give hope to patients; 24-25 Best of Both Worlds: Program lets students be doctors, scientists; 26-29 Restoring Balance: Researchers explore proteins, link to pulmonary edema; 30-31 It Takes a Village: Nursing students conduct health fair for "transitional" families; 32-35 Favorite Things: Library curator identifies a few of her favorite artifacts; 36-40 Two at the Top: College of Dental Medicine professor, son both famous in their fields; 41 Gift Planning; 42 Class Notes
    • GHSU Today [Summer 2011; Vol. 38, No. 3]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Parrish, Denise; Scott, Jennifer Hilliard; Walls, Sharron C.; Cline, Damon; Jones, Phil; Design, P.J. Hayes; Division of Communications and Marketing (Georgia Health Sciences University, 2011)
      Table of Contents: 20-23 Building Better Bones: Study focuses on age-related bone loss; 24-27 College of Nursing Takes Aim at Mental Health: East Central Regional Hospital affiliation allows College of Nursing to expand mental health education; 28 Nursing Scholarships: Recipients/benefactors have special bonds; 29 Senior Project: A.R. Johnson students take Laney-Walker neighborhood survey; 30 A Perfect Match: The Rojianis: how they live and worth together is a "no-brainer"; 31 Resident of the Year: Dr. Jennifer Malcom; 32-33 Rattled by Depression: Depressed pregnant women have longer hospital stays after delivery; 34-35 Surgery Without Scars: Single incision laparoscopic surgery now available; 36-37 Inauguration Highlights: Ricardo Azziz "officially" becomes 8th President; 38-46 Class Notes; 47 Gift Planning; 48 Reflections
    • GHSU Today [Winter/Spring 2011; Vol. 38, No. 2]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hinely, Paula; Parrish, Denise; Walls, Sharron C.; Cline, Damon; Jones, Phil; Design, P.J. Hayes; et al. (Georgia Health Sciences University, 2011)
      Table of Contents: 10-13 Sibling Revelry: Neighborhood generates many sibling students; 14-17 Rolling with the Punches: First-year student takes disability in stride; 18-21 Dental Dilemma: Popular osteoporosis drugs linked to jaw necrosis; 22-25 Tried and TRU: Clinical trials unit advances medical discovery; 26-31 Melting Pot: GHSU faculty are truly global community; 32-35 Pass the Salt: Scientists work to better understand, relive hypertension; 36-38 Radical Surgery, Radical Faith: Wilton Holiday survives near-death experience; 39-42 Class Notes; 43 Obituaries; 44-45 Alumni spotlight; 46 Focus on Philanthropy: New relationship with foundations part of GHSU development efforts; 47 Gift Planning; 48-49 Reflections
    • MCG Today [Winter/Spring 2010; Vol. 37, No. 3]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hilliard, Jennifer; Hinely, Paula; Parrish, Denise; Cline, Damon; Jones, Phil; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2010)
      Table of Contents: 4-7 New Horizons: Dentistry, medicine buildings changing face of south campus; 8-9 Servants at Heart: MCG students treat neediest patients at ministry clinic; 10-21 Centennial of Care Children's Health Care at MCG Turns 100; 24-25 Safety First Aid: Digital technology and innovations shed new light on patient safety; 30-31 Hope in Prevention: Faculty scholar targets spread of virus in rural communities; 32-43 Shaping Up: MCG-led initiative could change model of care for sickle cell disease.
    • MCG Today [Summer/Fall 2010; Vol. 38, No. 1]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hinely, Paula; Walls, Sharron C.; Cline, Damon; Jones, Phil; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2010)
      Table of Contents: 4-13 The first 90 days: Energetic leader brings a whirlwind of change; 14-15 Ready for the Challenge: First 40 medical students begin class in Athens; 16-18 Changing Face of HIV: Grant focuses on African-American women; 19 Roll Call: Medical students teach middle schoolers; 20-23 The Ultimate Irony: Essential nutrient can cause vision loss; 24-25 Crateload of Care: Surplus equipment donated to needy countries; 26-27 Walk on the Wild Side: Dr. Art Taft studies rhinos in Africa; 28-29 Dedicated to Care: Nursing students complete rotation treating veterans; 30-35 MCG: Campus had a more undergraduate atmosphere in previous years; 36 Gift planning; 37 Alum receives a gift of a lifetime; 38-43 Class notes; 44-47 No Risk, No Reward: Dr. Irving Victor's Savannah restaurant a rewarding venture; 48 Newsmakers; 49 Reflections.
    • MCG Today [Winter/Spring 2009; Vol. 36, No. 3]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hilliard, Jennifer; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Jones, Phil; Division of Strategic Support (Medical College of Georgia, 2009)
      Table of Contents: 1-5 News briefs; 6-11 Dean's Roundtable: Health care is "a priority worth investing in."; 12-13 Democracy in Action: The MCG community unites to witness a historic inauguration; 14-17 All Smiles: The GHSU Foundation presidents is proud to be part of progress; 18-21 Broadening the Lens: A physician assistant pays it forward to her students; 22-23 Weighing on Little Minds: A psychologist probes the link between diabetes and eating disorders; 24-30 A Real Knockout: Genetically altered mice create a treasure trove of research findings; 31-33 Thanks a Million-Plus: Gifts advance MCG's mission in medicine, dentistry and nursing; 34-35 Faltering Filter: A researcher studies the hypertension link to kidney damage; 36-45 In Perfect Harmony: A kidney donor and recipient make beautiful music together; 46 Homecoming 2009: Tending our roots, spreading our branches.
    • MCG Today [Fall 2009; Vol. 37, No. 2]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Fahmy, Sam; Hilliard, Jennifer; Hinely, Paula; Parrish, Denise; Walls, Sharron C.; Deriso, Christine Hurley; et al. (Medical College of Georgia, 2009)
      Table of Contents: 2-11 Do Well By Doing Good: President Rahn reflects on expansion-filled tenure; 12-17 Shoring Up: MCG helps students weather financial challenges; 18-29 An Apple for the Teacher: MCG becomes a leader in technology-infused curriculum; 30-37 Here to Help: NIH program director lays out welcome mat for researchers; 38-43 A Breath of Fresh Air: MCG tackling childhood asthma on several fronts; 44-53 Go-to Guy: Dr. Nojan Valadi-2009 Resident of the year.
    • MCG Today [Summer 2009; Vol. 37, No. 1]

      Baker, Toni; Cline, Damon; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hilliard, Jennifer; Hinely, Paula; Parrish, Denise; Walls, Sharron C.; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Jones, Phil; et al. (Medical College of Georgia, 2009)
      Table of Contents: 3-7 Partnership Progress: Athens campus on schedule for enrollment in 2010; 8-11 Going Global: Diversity recommendations stress interconnectedness; 12-13 Game On: Simulation helps students learn dental implant procedures; 14-27 The Big Game: MCG battles infections on an uneven playing field; 28-30 Seeing is Believing: Rare cornea procedure restores patient's vision; 31-48 A Home in Nursing: Jane Tarrant Lewitinn.
    • MCG Today [Fall 2008; Vol. 36, No. 2]

      Baker, Toni; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hilliard, Jennifer; Hinely, Paula; Walls, Sharron C.; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Jones, Phil; Division of University Advancement (Medical College of Georgia, 2008)
      Table of Contents: 2-9 News Briefs; 10-17 STAT: MCG expansion is crucial to optimize health care statewide; 18-23 A Head Start on Health: The Georgia Prevention Institute takes early aim at hypertension; 24-27 Moving Through Darkness: MCG crosstalk research may silence postpartum depression; 28-29 Multi-Tasking: An old antibiotic may find new life as a stroke treatment; 30-31 Family Resemblance: A DNA bank sheds light on a likely Alzheimer's gene; 32-33 The Root of the Matter: The Cancer Center's new associate director probes the genetic bases for the disease; 34-35 A Patient Perspective: Is easy to swallow for MCG's resident of the year; 36-37 Cross-Training: New programs bridge basic and translational research skills; 38 Profile in Giving: Dr. Ronald Goldstein 'MCG will represent the best in dentistry'.
    • 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 [Summer 2008; Vol. 36, No. 1]

      Baker, Toni; Connell, Amy; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Hilliard, Jennifer; Hinely, Paula; Walls, Sharron C.; Deriso, Christine Hurley; Jones, Phil; Division of University Advancement (Medical College of Georgia, 2008)
      Table of Contents: 2-8 News briefs; 9 Advancing the Mission: Legislative session furthers many MCG initiatives; 10-12 The Real World... Almost: MCG's simulation center optimizes clinical training campuswide; 13-15 Reprieve: MCG is at the forefront as HIV treatment comes of age; 16-19 Focused on the Future: An HIV patient spreads the message of hope to others; 20-21 Brain Repair: Stem cell studies lay the groundwork for clinical trials; 22-23 Smart Science: A researcher is shedding light on learning and memory; 24-27 Sniffing Out Early Clues: A study assesses sense of smell and other Parkinson's risk factors; 28-31 Commencement 2008; 32 Turing the Tide: The HHS secretary cites keys to creating a true health care system; 33-35 A Warrior's Best Friend: An alumnus oversees guidelines for combat casualty care; 36-37 Homecoming 2008; 28 Profile in Giving: Class Project 50-plus years in the making; 39 Gift Planning; 40-41 Class Notes; 42-44 110 Years Young; 45-47 Newsmakers; 48-49 Reflections: A life-well-lived.
    • 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.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.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.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; et al. (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; et al. (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; et al. (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 [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 [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 [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; et al. (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.