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Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients exercise

...elasticity, even if the lung function is normal, said Dr. Ryan Harris, the director of the lab and an assistant professor of pediatrics."These were kids, 13 years old (and) they had arteries that were similar to a 45-year-old adult...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-27/georgia-regents-researchers-
GRU students check up on Edgefield nursery workers

...times will a student learn to take 200 blood pressures in four hours?"Yanbin Dong, a cardiologist and GRU professor of pediatrics, said the screening program is also a way for researchers to learn more about a widely unstudied population...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-20/gru-students-check-edgefi
Marijuana can also cause vomiting, make kids sick

...comes to marijuana exposures in kids," said George S. Wang, the lead author of the study and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado and Children's Hospital Colorado.Many of those products are not meant to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-06/marijuana-can-also-cause-vom
Biz bits

...2013 from the Medical Association of Georgia.Details: He is professor of emergency medicine and an associate professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. The award is presented for outstanding humanitarian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-26/biz-bits
South Carolina Medicaid agency helps school clinics

...Chester, Florence, Jasper and Williamsburg counties, which are in various stages.McElligott, also an assistant professor of pediatrics at MUSC, likened school clinics to the house calls that family doctors once made.Nationwide, the concept has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-09/sc-medicaid-agency-helps-sch
Advanced breast cancer in young patients accelerating

...director of the ado lescent and young adult oncology program at Seattle Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Uni versity of Washington School of Medicine.The trend raises questions about whether it is the result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-02-26/advanced-breast-cancer-young
State-funded initiative aiming to curb underage drinking in Augusta area

...initiatives."We have a major problem in Georgia that many people don't realize," said Dr. Martha Tingen, a professor of pediatrics.Tingen led efforts to survey 2,122 residents in seven ZIP codes in Richmond, Columbia and McDuffie counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-30/state-funded-initiative-aimin
Studies show benefits of exercise, bypass surgery for obese

...compelling evidence that such measures can make a difference, said the lead author, Dr. Catherine L. Davis, a professor of pediatrics, physiology and graduate studies.More than 200 overweight or obese 9-year-olds were divided into groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-18/studies-show-benefits-exerci
'Honey Boo Boo' reality show shows darker reality on health

...guy. It's not like I'm, say, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Georgia Health Sciences University or something...ask Chris Edwards. He actually is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Georgia Health Sciences University. What does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2012-09-30/honey-boo-
Forum on health clinic at Glenn Hills High on Tuesday

...including Carol Rountree, the district's director of student services; Robert Pendergrast, an associate professor of pediatrics at Georgia Health Sciences University; Faye Crawford, with Jones Behavioral Mental Health Center; and a representative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-10-19/forum-health-clinic-glenn