Meditation may help people improve their self-management of Type 2 diabetes, leading to reduced risks of complications from the disease, a Mercer University professor has found.  Dr. Seongkum Heo, professor and Piedmont Healthcare endowed chair in the Georgia Baptist College...
SAVANNAH — Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) Professor Mohammed Abdelsaid, RPh, Ph.D., received an American Heart Association Institutional Research Enhancement Award (AIREA) to study how COVID-19 affects brain functions, focusing on cognitive impairments. The funding is for $154,000...
Since opening her family medicine practice in rural Georgia three years ago, Dr. Jacqui O’Kane has often lamented the lack of resources for people dealing with addiction.  Now, thanks to connections made at a recent meeting of Mercer University’s new...
Students and staff in the Harris County School District can now see a doctor from the comfort of their school when they aren’t feeling well. Launched Jan. 31, a new telehealth initiative with Mercer Medicine provides more accessible health...
MACON – A major initiative launched by Mercer University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to improve pediatric health care in rural Georgia will initially involve hospitals, pediatricians and school systems representing 11 rural Georgia counties. School...
Mercer University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta announced they will be working together to launch a major initiative focused on improving pediatric healthcare in rural Georgia.
Dr. Anthony Kondracki was born in the Alabama hospital where his mother was doing her family medicine residency. As he grew up, he witnessed the time, attention and care she provided to her patients, which inspired him to pursue...
More than 70 students and faculty in Mercer’s College of Health Professions joined together recently to provide a variety of services and care to individuals experiencing homelessness in Atlanta.  The Mercerians volunteered for the annual Health Day hosted by Atlanta-based...
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...

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