Cancer Imaging Workhorse

Along with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) was voted by physicians in 2001 as the top medical innovation of the previous 25 years, and for good reason. The CT gives physicians a quick, noninvasive look inside the body...

Can Creating Art Aid in Hospital Recovery?

Art educator Dr. Karen Heid and counselor educator Dr. Kathryn Henderson have collaborated with Augusta University’s Department of Patient Engagement to create Art Play Studio, a program that takes art instruction into the Children’s Hospital of...

How it Works: Seeds of Growth

THE IDEA BEHIND the Cooperative Engineering and Health Sciences Faculty Seed Grants, a partnership between Augusta University and Georgia Southern University, is to marry the expertise of both universities in order to produce something uniquely...

Summer is for Scholars

When Peyton Marshall came to Augusta in the summer of 2016, she had only a basic understanding of biology. Her true passion was physics, and although she’d done some previous work involving the use of ultrasound to detect changes in osteoporotic...

Value Added: Piloting Toward the Future

In August 2015, President Jimmy Carter announced he had metastatic melanoma that had spread to his liver and brain. His loved ones — indeed the world — prepared for the worst. Less than a year and a half later, Carter announced he no longer needed...

On the Edge: Shaping Global Conversation

Dr. Jurgen Brauer, professor of economics in the James M. Hull College of Business, is a man of peace with a mind for guns and money. Through his research, he hopes to help shape global conversations about the cost of violence. Working with...

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