Georgia Regents University Summerville and Health Sciences Campuses (specifically the libraries and JSAC) will resume regular weekend operating hours on Sunday, Feb. 16 in preparation for normal student activities and classes on Monday, Feb. 17.

The Urban Bush Women performance scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 PM at the GRU Augusta Maxwell Theatre on the Summerville Campus, will take place as scheduled.

The Jaguars’ Peach Belt Conference basketball doubleheader with Columbus State (originally scheduled for Thursday) will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse on the Forest Hills Campus.

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Department of Physiology


The Department of Physiology's goal is to train independent, creative, productive scholars in the physiological sciences. The department offers programs leading to the Ph.D. degree. A combined M.D./Ph.D. or D.M.D./Ph.D. degree program is available for students who obtain prior or concurrent admission to the Schools of Medicine or Dentistry respectively.

In all programs, extensive experience in the philosophy and performance of basic and biomedical research is stressed. By virtue of their inter-disciplinary training, the department's graduates compete successfully for positions in medical schools, universities, government and industry.



Department of Physiology

 Recent Awards

  • Dr. Clinton Webb - National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease Diacomp Pilot and Feasibility Project. 
  • Dr. Alexis Stranahan - K01 National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease.
  • Dr. Stella Goulopoulou - American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant.
  • Dr. Michael Brands - R01 National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute


Outstanding Physiology Faculty Awarded!

The School of Medicine recently awarded Distinguished Faculty Awards to Michael Brands for Basic Science Teaching and Edward Inscho for Basic Science Research. The School of Graduate Studies honored Wendy Bollag with the Outstanding Faculty Award.



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Seminar Schedule

Thursday, 9 am

Physiology Seminar Schedule

Physiology Highlights:

Chairman R. Clinton Webb discusses why he came to MCG. ...more

Faculty Positions Available:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pos# 1123, Req. # 6024. Please visit to view the job description and apply for the position.  For further information you may contact Dr. Ruth Harris at .


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