Augusta University Nursing Associates, Inc.

AU  Nursing  Associates, Inc.  (AUNA)  is  the  faculty  practice division of the Augusta  University  College  of  Nursing.  Established in 2004, AUNA furthers the education, scholarship and service missions of the College by providing faculty members opportunities to remain active in nursing practice as part of their teaching roles.

AUNA partners include a broad range of organizations, including health care providers, community agencies and area industries. In these settings, nursing faculty provide high quality, cost-effective, essential health services.

Faculty members can integrate these practice activities with teaching and research to provide students an even richer educational experience.


Faculty Practice: devoted faculty time to provide contracted services. We offer our practice partners:

    • An array of care, assessment and consultation services
    • Flexible plans
    • Malpractice coverage

Employee Health and Wellness Services: onsite clinics offering convenient access to health services for your employees. Available services include:

    • Employee Physicals and Drug Screenings
    • Health Assessments and Diagnostic Testing
    • Wellness Visits and Personalized Improvement Plans
    • Disease Management and Health Risk Assessments
    • Education/Cessation Programs and Health Fairs


Phone: 706-721-2552 or 706-721-9847

Email: or


J. Dwayne Hooks, Jr., PhD, APRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Dean, Community Partnerships

Tracy Brickey, PMP, MSA
Practice Administrator

Jennifer Brassell
Administrative Assistant