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New Mental Health and Wellness Room Opens

Faculty and staff in the Waters College of Health Professions (WCHP) now have access to a room specifically designed to create tranquility and peace in the workplace. In 2021, Tamerah Hunt, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, was named to the inaugural group of Waters Professors and Waters Faculty Fellows […]

WCHP supports pop-up clinic offering free dental care

This past August, Savannah area citizens were provided free dental services at a pop-up clinic courtesy of the Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council. Remote Area Medical (RAM) held a free, two-day dental clinic for adults where services included oral health exams, oral cancer screenings, dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental x-rays and hearing […]

Georgia Southern Alumni Pledge $125,000 for Tormenta FC Endowed Scholarship

Tormenta Futbol Club co-owners and Georgia Southern University alumni Darin H. Van Tassell (’89) and Netra R. Van Tassell (’90) pledged a $125,000 Tormenta FC Endowed Scholarship to the Georgia Southern University Foundation, Inc. The gift agreement, to be delivered in the amount of $25,000 annually for the next five years, is designated for the […]

Examining Racial Disparities and Cardiovascular Health

In America, black adults are 30% more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than white adults. More than half of this racial disparity may be attributed to substantially greater rates of high blood pressure and vascular dysfunction in black adults. Georgia Southern University’s Biodynamics and Human Performance Center and Medical Laboratory Sciences program have […]

Faculty and Staff Celebrated

Annually, Georgia Southern University recognizes faculty and staff for their years of service during the University Awards of Excellence and Years of Service Recognition ceremony. This year more than 450 faculty and staff were recognized. Thank you to all WCHP faculty and staff for their continued contributions to Georgia Southern. To view the full list […]