Free mobile game brings awareness to cystic fibrosis

AUGUSTA, Ga. – If you are a fan of Fruit Ninja or Super Mario, the latest app developed by Georgia Regents University and local fifth-graders is a must-have. Battle Bacteria is educational, fun, and free to download.​ The main goal of the game is to bring awareness to cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects about 30,000 people in the U.S. … Continue reading Free mobile game brings awareness to cystic fibrosis

Retirement Strategies for Women

HR Workforce Development, in collaboration with VALIC, is pleased to offer an exciting training opportunity for all women in the workplace on Retirement Strategies for Women! This free seminar is focused on overcoming the financial hurdles specific to women as they plan and invest for the future, and is ideal for those who recognize the … Continue reading Retirement Strategies for Women

Clint Bryant Named Keynote Speaker for NAFCED Membership Dinner

Georgia Regents University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the 2015 National Association for Coaching Equity and Development (NAFCED) membership dinner on Friday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel. Clint Bryant will speak at the membership dinner during the NAFCED National Meeting … Continue reading Clint Bryant Named Keynote Speaker for NAFCED Membership Dinner

New philosophy increases patient satisfaction

In a continuing effort to improve the patient experience, hospital leadership has made some fundamental changes that are beginning to produce improvements in patient satisfaction. Recently, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores have shown particular signs of improvement. “Basically, we took the responsibility [for patient satisfaction] out of our office’s … Continue reading New philosophy increases patient satisfaction

Park named to Commission on Medical Cannabis

Dr. Yong D. Park, Professor and Chair of Child Neurology at Georgia Regents University, was named May 15 to Governor Nathan Deal’s 11-member Commission on Medical Cannabis. Last month, Deal signed House Bill 1, which allows doctors to prescribe a form of cannabis oil for people with several types of medical conditions. The new law also … Continue reading Park named to Commission on Medical Cannabis

Save the Date: Day of Service 2015

Mark your calendars now. GRU will hold its annual Day of Service on Saturday, Sept. 12. This serves as an opportunity for employees and students to give back to the community. Last year, more than 500 volunteers contributed their time and services to help those in need at locations throughout Richmond, Columbia, and Aiken counties. … Continue reading Save the Date: Day of Service 2015

Scientists figure out how vitamin E keeps muscles healthy

Body builders have it right: vitamin E does help build strong muscles, and scientists appear to have figured out one important way it does it. Vitamin E has long known as a powerful antioxidant, and now scientists have shown that without it, the plasma membrane, which essentially keeps a cell from spilling its contents and … Continue reading Scientists figure out how vitamin E keeps muscles healthy

GRU Augusta Cards Ninth At NCAA Chapel Hill Regional

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The GRU Augusta men’s golf team concluded the 2015 season with a ninth-place finish at seven-over par (871) in the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional on Saturday on UNC Finley Golf Course. The Jaguars were 26 strokes off the lead and 12 shots out of fifth place. The top five teams advanced … Continue reading GRU Augusta Cards Ninth At NCAA Chapel Hill Regional

MCG alumnus Gingrey appointed to Health System Board

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Regents Health System. Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal, Gingrey represented Georgia’s 11th Congressional District from 2003 to 2015, founding the Congressional Doctors Caucus and serving on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He also served as a state senator … Continue reading MCG alumnus Gingrey appointed to Health System Board