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:...
MACON – Glenda Grant, who has served as interim executive director of the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC) at Mercer University School of Medicine since April 6, 2021, has been selected as its executive director, Jean Sumner, M.D., FACP, dean of the School of...
A Mercer University professor is gaining attention for her straightforward way of explaining Georgia’s COVID-19 data to the public.  Dr. Amber Schmidtke, assistant professor of microbiology in the School of Medicine, began posting on Facebook about data related to the novel coronavirus in March.  “The situation was evolving really fast, and there was a...
MACON – Mercer University’s School of Engineering earlier today continued a run of unprecedented success with the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. For the third consecutive year, three students were announced as recipients of the nation’s most prestigious scholarship for...
Mercer University School of Law is proud to welcome two new tenured faculty to its ranks, Cathren Page and Pamela Wilkins. Their combined expertise and practice will reinforce Mercer Law’s nationally-recognized reputation of providing quality legal writing instruction and...
Mercer University alumnus Chris Scrivner was at work when he got a call about a three-legged puppy that needed some help. The dog was missing a paw, and would he make a prosthetic leg for him? “I said, ‘Yeah, absolutely,’” recalled...
Dr. Kedrick Hartfield, a professor of mathematics, is the longest-serving Black professor at Mercer University.
During medical school and residency, Dr. Allen Lee noticed a shortage of doctors and a need for more consistent, high-quality medical care in small-town hospitals. Now, the Mercer University alumnus carries out the School of Medicine’s mission of serving...
A Mercer alumnus will be calling the shots for the Olympic golf events in Tokyo. Tom Abbott, a 2004 graduate and 2015 inductee in the Mercer Athletic Hall of Fame, will be one of the NBC Sports announcers for...
Married couple Dr. Gianina Best and Dr. William Emerson are examples of Mercer alums who are serving on the front lines during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. They earned their undergraduate degrees from Mercer — Dr. Best in 2005 and...

TOP POSTS

MUST READ