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From rural health doctor to dean of Mercer medicine

The new dean for the Mercer School of Medicine is Dr. Jean Sumner.

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

After graduating in 1986 from Mercer’s School of Medicine, Dr. Jean Sumner chose to stay in her home state and live out Mercer Medicine’s mission: to educate physicians to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas of Georgia. In keeping with this missio...

School of Medicine expands to Columbus

School of Medicine expands to Columbus

Cecilia Villagomez

February 19, 2012

On Feb. 10th, Mercer University announced their partnership with the Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga. to establish a Columbus campus for the School of Medicine. In an interview, Mercer Medical School Dean Bill Bina said, “in July 2012, we’re going to have about 12 third year...

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