Value Added: Coordinating the Research

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population, and the number of those affected continues to increase, particularly in the Southeast. But thanks to a $12.8 million grant...

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...

Cutting Obesity Down to Size

Every time Dr. Neal L. Weintraub glances up from his Augusta University desk, his eyes fall on the bicycle propped up in the corner. “I bike to work every day, and I love it,” says Weintraub, interim chief of the Medical College of Georgia Division...

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...

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