MACON/COLUMBUS/SAVANNAH — Mercer University School of Medicine Dean Jean R. Sumner, M.D., FACP, received the Lighthouse Award from the Georgia Commission on Women during the group’s annual Champions for Change Day at the Georgia State Capitol on Feb. 22. Several awards...
Mercer University School of Medicine hosted the Student National Medical Association Region IV Medical Education Conference at the Macon campus Feb. 2-3. The Student National Medical Association, or SNMA, is a student organization committed to supporting current and future underrepresented...
Brexton Oquendo lived for only 17 months, but his parents are working to ensure his short life has a big impact.  To that end, Sibrana Oquendo, Valdosta clerkship coordinator at Mercer University’s School of Medicine, and her husband, Blake Oquendo,...
This fall, Mercer University public health students taught local third graders about fruits and vegetables through lessons with superhero themes, interactive games and more. Dr. Rebecca Larson, assistant professor of public health practice in the College of Health Professions, and...
MACON/ATLANTA — Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) Dean Jean R. Sumner, M.D., FACP, announced the appointment of Andrew Benesh, Ph.D., as interim program director for the Master of Family Therapy (MFT) program effective Feb. 1. Dr. Benesh, who formerly...
A class in Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement is teaching students how they can leverage artificial intelligence and social media to create public health awareness campaigns.  Dr. Sabrina Walthall, professor of science, teaches BIOL 210: Biology of Disease each...
COLUMBUS/MACON/SAVANNAH – Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) next fall will enroll its inaugural class in the new Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biomedical Sciences (Ph.D. BMS). The program will be offered on the medical school’s campuses in Columbus,...
REYNOLDS — Mercer Medicine, a division of Mercer University School of Medicine, held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting Dec. 1 to recognize and celebrate the newest location in its system of rural clinics around the state. Mercer Medicine Taylor County opened...
The newest addition to Mercer University's Atlanta campus is open. The Tony and Nancy Moye Pharmacy and Health Sciences Center is a 65,000-square-foot building that houses learning, teaching and administrative space for the College of Pharmacy. It contains some of...
PUTNAM COUNTY — Mercer University’s School of Medicine, McAfee School of Theology and the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC) have joined forces with community leaders of Putnam County for the first-of-its-kind Putnam County Collaborative Health Fair on Saturday,...

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