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...
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.
Mercer’s School of Engineering is developing a prototype for a reusable surgical mask to distribute to local healthcare providers. The University currently has materials on hand to make as many as 150. The masks, made of a durable polypropylene-like material,...
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...
A Mercer University School of Medicine alumnus has repaired a problematic heart defect in one of the nation’s smallest infants.
From Georgia to New York, two Mercer Bears have left home to work in one of the nation’s biggest hot spots for the COVID-19 crisis: New York City. “Right now all of these patients are like strictly COVID patients. So...
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...
Mercer University has opened a COVID-19 testing laboratory on its Macon campus as part of a multipronged approach to help mitigate the novel coronavirus as students return to campus. The facility will allow Mercer to more quickly identify positive cases,...
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...
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...

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