Meet President Keel

Leading by Example

Brooks A. Keel, PhD was appointed as president of Augusta University on July 8, 2015.

Guided by his vision the university has expanded its academic offerings and campus infrastructure through the founding of a new school, the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, as well as the creation of the Augusta University Cyber Institute. The university has also expanded campus housing by opening its first on-campus undergraduate and graduate residence halls, increased undergraduate enrollment by more than 22 percent, and developed a comprehensive plan to relocate the university’s College of Science and Mathematics to a new facility on the Health Sciences Campus under Keel’s leadership. Full Bio

The potential in Augusta University and Augusta University Health is boundless. We are a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, caregivers and friends, but we are united in our purpose to provide leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care and service. I look forward to seeing all that we will achieve as we work together.

Brooks A. Keel, PhD
President, Augusta University
Chair, AU Medical Associates

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LISTEN: The Commute, Sept. 11: Dr. Brooks Keel on the Medical College of Georgia’s new initiative

September 11, 2019Savannah Morning News

Dr. Brooks Keel helped Georgia Southern University elevate its profile a decade ago. Now he’s doing the same as the president of Augusta University and the Medical College of Georgia. Keel joins The Commute podcast to talk about new programs at his school, such as those connected to cybersecurity, as well as an initiative at the Medical College of Georgia meant to curb Georgia’s physician shortage.

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Editorial: Med school program makes for positive practice

September 11, 2019Savannah Morning News

The Medical College of Georgia, is developing a tuition forgiveness program dubbed the “3+3+6” initiative. The math works like this: students complete four years of medical school on an accelerated, three-year track; serve three-year residencies focused on primary care; and spend at least their first six years practicing in rural Georgia.

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Augusta University Health recognized by American Heart Association

September 11, 2019Jagwire

Augusta University Health will be recognized by the American Heart Association for its commitment to quality treatment of cardiac patients.

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