All seven schools and colleges on Mercer University's Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta are combining their efforts for the third consecutive year to encourage the community to "Reach Out, Speak Out" during National Suicide Prevention Week on Sept. 6-12.
Mercer University School of Medicine, Navicent Health, Putnam General Hospital, Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Community Healthcare Systems Inc. and around a dozen other organizations recently launched the Hancock County Healthcare Access Initiative in the rural county in east central Georgia.
Two Mercer University faculty members were selected as Governor's Teaching Fellows, a highly selective program sponsored by the Institute of Higher Education and the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Georgia.
A rural health initiative coordinated by Mercer University and Georgia Southern University recently received a $10,000 planning grant from Emory University's PARTNERS for Equity in Child and Adolescent Health to explore establishing a school-based health center in Evans County in east central Georgia.