Vaccines are one of the safest medicines a person can put into their body and are a key tool in preventing deaths from COVID-19, a Mercer University College of Pharmacy vaccine researcher says. “I would say to anyone and everyone:...
Editor's Note: The following Q&A appears in the Spring 2020 edition of the Global Health in Action Newsletter, produced by Mercer University's Department of International and Global Studies. The Prejudice and Health edition features pieces that shed light on...
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...
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 Mercer University School of Medicine alumnus has repaired a problematic heart defect in one of the nation’s smallest infants.
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...
Mercer University has scheduled flu shot clinics on its Macon and Atlanta campuses throughout October to make it easy and convenient for students, faculty and staff to get the flu vaccine.  There will be no cost for the shots, as most...
There is a lot of uncertainty in the world today with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting many facets of daily life. For Mercer students, that means moving on-campus instruction to remote learning and complying with a shelter-in-place order. This can...
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. 

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