The purpose of this endowment is to support Physiology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows training in the department.
This fund supports the programs and activities of the Department of Physiology.
Supports the Greenblatt Lectureship to invite an outstanding endocrinologist to deliver a scientific lecture annually on the campus of the Medical College or in the City of Augusta.
The purpose of this endowment is to support a chair in cardiovascular disease.
Supports the annual Lois Ellison Lectureship and sponsors other activities for post-doctoral fellows, students, faculty, staff, and other associated members of the Department of Physiology, which enhances the educational and/or research missions of the department.
Supports research and education in the field of endocrinology. An outstanding scientist
in the field of endocrinology will be invited annually to present a seminar and meet
with faculty and students to discuss research findings and new directions in research.
The Virendra B. Mahesh Graduate Student Award will be presented on the Graduate Student
Research Day to the best
student poster presented by a graduate student in the area of endocrinology.
Supplements research expenses of the Department of Physiology faculty, including research supplies and personnel, at the discretion of the Chairman of the Department of Physiology. The fund may also be used to support graduate and MD/PhD students. This named endowment honors the mentor and parents, respectively, of long-time MCG professor of endocrinology and physiology Vinod K. Bhalla, PhD.
Supports a lectureship in the Department of Physiology and Endocrinology. Excess funds can be used to enhance research.
Supports the teaching of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia as determined
by the Dean of MCG and Chairman of the
Department of Physiology.