Hundreds of Cambodian amputees with ill-fitting and heavy prosthetics — or none at all — are now able to move easier thanks to a Mercer On Mission team that traveled to the country this summer. Mercer University students, faculty and...
A stigmatized and impoverished population in Greece received basic health care and nutrition guidance from a Mercer On Mission team this summer. Sixteen Mercer University students participated in the ongoing service-learning project to assist the Roma people in partnership with...
Honduran children suffering from trauma and community members in need of support received vital mental health services from a Mercer On Mission team this summer. Students and faculty from Mercer University’s School of Medicine spent two weeks in Honduras providing...
Outings to the grocery store and football games often lead to “curbside consults” for Dr. Daniel Gordon. Born and raised in Hartwell, he returned to his hometown after finishing his medical training. Dr. Gordon, who was named Georgia Primary...
One by one, the Rwandan people shared their personal experiences from the 1994 genocide, many for the first time. The stories were difficult to tell and difficult to hear, but it was an important step in learning how to manage past trauma and help others do the same. 
A Mercer University School of Medicine alumnus has repaired a problematic heart defect in one of the nation’s smallest infants.
Mercer University nursing students got out of the classroom and into local communities this spring to educate residents on health-related issues.
The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center is hosting an event to share information about programs that are improving maternal health in the state, with the hope that these successes can be replicated elsewhere.
On the banks of the Chattahoochee River, America’s most picturesque medical school campus opened its doors in January to welcome more than 70 first-, third- and fourth-year medical students. Mercer University School of Medicine was founded in 1982 as a...
More pregnant women and new mothers are dying from pregnancy- and childbirth-related causes in Georgia than nearly anywhere else in the nation. And Black women in the state are over two times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes...

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