Two Mercer University College of Pharmacy students pursuing their Ph.D. degrees in pharmaceutical sciences have been recognized for their research. Ahasanul Hasan and Smital Patil won first place in the basic research and pre-clinical research categories, respectively, at the Southeast...
First-year medical students took a break from their textbooks recently to learn about mindfulness and compassion through music. On March 8, Mercer School of Medicine hosted an all-day, interactive workshop, titled “Nurturing the Inner Healer,” on its three campuses.  The...
The most popular New Year’s resolution for 2022 probably comes as no surprise. Of those who made resolutions this year, just over a quarter of them pledged to lose weight or improve their health, according to a CBS News...
Some Mercer University students have teamed up with OneMacon to provide a health awareness component for its upcoming family event. The community is invited to OneMacon’s Family Fun and Service Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11 at Rosa...
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:...
Twenty Mercer University undergraduate students will connect with community members over the next six months with the goal of addressing hesitancy about the COVID-19 vaccine and getting more people vaccinated. They are among 2,000 students at 117 colleges across...
Let’s play a word association game. When I say “exercise,” what are the first things that pop into your mind? I bet they are visions of running, elliptical training, and getting sweaty and out of breath — you know,...
We’ve all heard of the “freshman 15” — a colloquial term for the weight gain that many new college students experience when living on their own for the first time with access to delicious (and abundant) on-campus dining options. But...
Mercer University now is administering the COVID-19 vaccine to students, faculty and staff, with hundreds receiving their first dose as soon as it became available.  A team from Mercer Medicine administered the first vaccine on a Mercer campus on March 26 in Atlanta. Vaccines also have been given in...
Tempus fugit: time flies. It was a year ago this month when most of us really began to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in our lives. Classes moved to virtual; many employees began working remotely; and we were asked...

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