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November 2, 2017
There are numerous opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in research at Mercer Medical School. The faculty are involved in cutting-edge research in many different areas.
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August 24, 2017
More than 60 first-year students in Mercer University’s School of Medicine will receive their white coats and be welcomed into the medical profession Saturday at 10 a.m. in Willingham Auditorium on the Macon campus.
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August 18, 2017
Mercer University School of Medicine today recognized the first 25 students to receive inaugural Physicians for Rural Georgia Scholarships, which cover 85 to 100 percent of tuition for up to four years in the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program.
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August 4, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently appointed Dr. J. David Baxter, associate professor of internal medicine, as senior associate dean for academic affairs.
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July 24, 2017
Dr. Jacob Warren, Rufus C. Harris Endowed Chair, director of the Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities and associate professor of community medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine, was recently elected a section councilor within the Medical Care section of the American Public Health Association (APHA). 
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June 28, 2017
Mercer University School of Medicine’s Class of 2017 recently presented Macon Volunteer Clinic with a check for $500.
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June 28, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently appointed Terri Walker as director of career counseling, a division of student affairs.
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June 7, 2017
The joint research conference of the Mercer Health Sciences Center was held May 22 at the College of Pharmacy on the University’s Cecil B. Day Campus in Atlanta.   
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May 26, 2017
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) recently named its 2017 Distinguished Preceptors for the Macon, Savannah and Columbus campuses.
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May 12, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently appointed Dr. Edwin Grimsley, professor of internal medicine, as senior associate dean for the Macon campus, effective July 1.  
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May 12, 2017
Dr. Jean Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently appointed Dr. Alice Aumann House, professor of family medicine, as senior associate dean for admissions and student affairs across all three School of Medicine campuses. 
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May 12, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently appointed Dr. Wayne Glasgow, professor of biomedical sciences, as senior associate dean for the Savannah campus, effective July 1. 
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March 29, 2017
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March 24, 2017
Mercer University School of Medicine faculty member Keisha R. Callins, M.D., MPH, was appointed this week by Gov. Nathan Deal to the newly-created nine-member board for the Georgia Center for Early Language and Literacy at Georgia College and State University (GCSU).
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March 22, 2017
Mercer University and Mercer Health Sciences Center are sponsors of the fourth annual Atlanta Science Festival, which culminates in the Exploration Expo, held March 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Centennial Olympic Park.
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February 22, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Robert McKallip as vice-chair of the newly formed Department of Biomedical Sciences. 
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February 17, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), recently announced the appointment of Dr. Richard McCann as assistant dean of faculty affairs and professional development.  
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February 16, 2017
Two startup companies have been launched at Mercer University to commercialize promising new drug delivery systems developed in the labs of University research scientists.
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February 14, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Keisha R. Callins as chair and assistant professor in the Department of Community Medicine, effective Jan. 16.
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January 24, 2017
Dr. Jean R. Sumner, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Patrice N. Walker as assistant dean of diversity, equity and inclusion for the School’s Macon and Columbus campuses. She joins Dr. Bonzo Reddick, who serves in this role on the Savannah campus.
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January 18, 2017
Mercer University will host its second annual Service Leadership Conference Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. in the Medical School Auditorium on the Macon campus. The event will feature presentations by undergraduate and medical students exhibiting their commitment to community engagement.
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December 1, 2016
A national service organization known as MyTeam Triumph (MTT) has recently established a presence in the Mercer community thanks to a number of student volunteers at the School of Medicine campus in Columbus.
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November 9, 2016
An event honoring and dedicated to the memory of Dr. Henry Edward "Ed" Roberts (1941 - 2010), "Father of the Personal Computer" and graduate of the Mercer University School of Medicine MD Class of 1986), and honoring the MUSM Class of 1986 (first graduating class) was held at the MUSM Macon Campus on November 5, 2016.
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November 9, 2016
Mercer University School of Medicine Primary Care Accelerated Track Program received the Georgia Medical Society Health Care Heroes Award for the Health Care Innovation Category. The Georgia Medical Society presented its 16th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards on Tuesday, November 1.
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September 8, 2016
Mercer University School of Medicine and Georgia 4-H recently partnered to offer a unique experience for 4-H’ers interested in a career in the medical field.
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August 25, 2016
More than 60 first-year students in Mercer University’s School of Medicine (MUSM) will receive their white coats and be welcomed into the medical profession Saturday at 11 a.m. in Willingham Auditorium on the Macon campus.
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August 18, 2016
Sixty first-year students in Mercer University’s School of Medicine (MUSM) will receive their white coats and be welcomed into the medical profession Saturday at 11 a.m. in Savannah.
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August 12, 2016
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) Dean Jean R. Sumner, M.D., announced recently that Jeffrey L. Stephens, M.D., FACP, FIDSA, has been appointed chair of the Department of Internal Medicine for the Macon campus.
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August 8, 2016
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) Dean Jean R. Sumner, M.D., announced recently that Robert J. Visalli, Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences for the Savannah campus.
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June 8, 2016
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