Georgia Health Sciences University

Georgia Health Sciences University, known for most of its history as the Medical College of Georgia, was the standalone medical college that merged with Augusta State University to form Georgia Regents University on January 8, 2013. 

Chartered in 1828 by the State of Georgia, the Medical Academy of Georgia was renamed Medical Institute of Georgia in 1829 before taking the name Medical College of Georgia in 1833. The Medical College of Georgia was renamed Georgia Health Sciences University in February of 2011. 

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Response: GRU e-mail calls photo changes 'error in judgment'

Georgia Regents University's communications and marketing department sent out an e-mail Wednesday night saying it erred in deleting references to Augusta State University from the uniforms of its ...
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Therapy dogs ease stress for GRU students

Mounting exam stress was eased, if only temporarily, for Georgia Regents University medical students Thursday when two therapy dogs entered the classroom.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

Coroners talk tissue donations

Nearly 100 coroners and law enforcement officials from across Georgia, South Carolina and parts of Alabama gathered Friday at Georgia Regents University for extended education.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

GRU student's service honored

Brett Heimlich, a fourth year M.D.,/Ph.D. student at Medical College of Georgia at GRU, will be honored next month for his work in Harrisburg.
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

Former MCG program honored for funding

A telemedicine company begun in Augusta will be honored this week by a Georgia biotechnology group for securing millions in private funding.
Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Public gets glimpse of Laney-Walker plan

The narrowing of the portion of Laney-Walker through GRU was called "a compromise" by many at an open house at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History where plans were put on display ...
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

ASU, GHSU officially merged

Georgia Regents University, headed by Dr. Ricardo Azziz, is the new entity created out of the meshing of Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University.
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

Open house for Laney-Walker plan

Plans to narrow and beautify the stretch of Laney-Walker Boulevard that runs through Georgia Health Sciences University will be presented at a Tuesday meeting.
Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

Changes gradual for GRU

Work has been under way to transform the myriad things that bear the names Georgia Health Sciences and Augusta State universities into the new Georgia Regents University.
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

MCG Foundation negotiates deal to buy bus depot

The Medical College of Georgia Foundation says a deal to buy the city bus depot could be complete by mid-January but plans to build a Walmart might change.
By Meg Mirshak | Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Coroners to hold Augusta symposium

More than 100 coroners and deputy coroners from Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama are expected to attend the third annual Coroner's Symposium Jan. 25 at Georgia Health Sciences University.
Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Green tea lip balm fights cold sores

An Augusta company is using a chemical found in green tea to make a lip protector and ointment to treat cold sores and blisters.
Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012

Georgia attacks Regent trademark

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia filed a petition on Dec. 4 seeking the cancellation of a Virginia college's trademarked name.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

Consolidation work still ahead

A year ago, officials said, they could not have foreseen the "hundreds and thousands" of extra hours that scores of people would devote to the consolidation of Augusta State and Georgia Health ...
Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

Augusta doctor to return to Kuwait

From August to December 1990, Dr. James Carroll, the chief of pediatric neurology at Georgia Health Sciences University, was among the Americans suddenly trapped in Kuwait when Iraq invaded.
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

GRU colors, logo and seal chosen in survey

Those supporting Georgia Regents University will be sporting blue and silver gray next year.
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

ASU, GHSU consolidation approved

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges voted to approve the consolidation of Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities at its annual meeting in Dallas.
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Diabetes work focuses on enzymes

A team of researchers at Georgia Health Sciences University is using a $450,000 seed grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to come up with a five-year ...
Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Survey will select GRU logo, colors

More than 46,000 individuals - alumni, staff and current students - were sent surveys via e-mail on Friday, asking them to select a logo, colors and new seal for Georgia Regents University.
By Steve Crawford | Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Projects get $330,000 in health grants

GHSU Institute of Public and Preventive Health announced its first annual Community Health Partnership Grants pairing community groups addressing specific health problems with GHSU researchers. 
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

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