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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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May 19, 2016
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) faculty member Dr. Jacob C. Warren was named Outstanding Researcher of the Year by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) at the association’s Annual Rural Health Conference in Minneapolis in May.
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May 16, 2016
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) recently named its 2016 Distinguished Preceptors for the Macon, Savannah and Columbus campuses.
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May 3, 2016
Mercer On Mission, the University’s unique blend of study abroad and service learning, is set to deploy 181 students and 20 faculty members to 11 sites in South America, Asia and Africa during the months of May through August, its largest contingent ever.
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April 27, 2016
Nearly 2,000 students will graduate in five Mercer University commencements during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah. The University will confer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as honorary degrees to State Rep. Larry J. (Butch) Parrish and musician Gregg Allman.
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April 22, 2016
Mercer University’s Board of Trustees, meeting today on the Savannah campus at Memorial University Medical Center, authorized construction to begin next month on a new Macon undergraduate science center, which will be named the Spearman C. Godsey Science Center in honor of Mercer Chancellor R. Kirby Godsey’s father and in recognition of Dr. Godsey’s multi-million dollar naming gift.
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April 13, 2016
The Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine, along with Women in Medicine, will hold a forum, titled “Human Trafficking: What is the Role of the Physician?,” April 20, 5:15-7:30 p.m., featuring State Attorney General Sam Olens and others.
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March 28, 2016
The Mercer University School of Medicine Savannah campus will hold its inaugural Day of Service on April 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Moses Jackson Advancement Center.
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March 24, 2016
The sixth annual Mercer Atlanta Research Conference will be held April 16 on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus and will feature numerous student and faculty presentations from six of the University’s 12 schools and colleges.
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February 23, 2016
William F. Bina, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, dean of Mercer University School of Medicine, and Gayle Bina, assistant director for international medical programs at Mercer, received recognition from the Bibb County Medical Society last fall.
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January 20, 2016
Mercer University will host its inaugural Service Leadership Conference Jan. 30, beginning at 9:30 a.m., on the Macon campus. The event will feature presentations by undergraduate and medical students exhibiting their commitment to community engagement.
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October 19, 2015
Mercer University Provost Dr. D. Scott Davis today announced that Dr. William F. Bina, III, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, will become dean of the Savannah Campus of the School of Medicine, a campus that developed into a full four-year medical school campus under his leadership.
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September 17, 2015
Mercer University School of Medicine and Forsyth Farmers' Market, in collaboration with Executive Chef Matt Roher and his staff at The Landings Club, announce a partnership that brings together future physicians and chefs with the intent of teaching the effects of healthy nutrition on an individual's overall wellness.
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