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Brooks A. Keel, PhD

President, Augusta University;
Acting CEO, AU Health System

President's Office
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Russell Keen, EdD

EVP, Administration
Chief of Staff to the President

External Relations
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Neil J. MacKinnon, PhD

EVP, Academic Affairs & Provost

Office of the Provost
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David C. Hess, MD

EVP, Medical Affairs & Integration;
Dean, Medical College of Georgia

Medical College of Georgia
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Michael W. Shaffer

EVP, Strategic Partnerships & Economic Development

Georgia Cyber Center
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Yvonne Turner, CPM, CCP

EVP, Finance

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Chris J. Melcher, JD

VP, Legal Affairs
General Counsel, AU

Legal Affairs


The President's Office division is made up of bold, energetic and entrepreneurial leaders in policy and planning, strategic communications and marketing, and administrative and fiscal operations who advance Augusta University's mission.

President's Executive Cabinet

President's Cabinet


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