AU Health Board of Directors

  • Brooks Keel, PhD
    Chair/CEO AUHS Board
    President, Augusta University 
  • Phil Gingrey, MD
    Consultant, Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Georgia's 11th Congressional District
  • Thomas M. Blanchard, Jr. 
    CEO, Blanchard & Calhoun Real Estate
  • Cynthia Mercer, MD
    Partner, Athens Women's Clinic, LLP
  • James M. Hull
    Hull Property Group, LLC
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., Vice Chair
  • Don L. Waters, JD
    Board Chairman 
    President & Chief Executive Officer, Brasseler USA, Inc.  
  • C. Philip Wilheit 
    Wilheit Packaging 
  • Francetta Forehand
    Regional Vice President, Georgia Power
  • LaMar McGinnis, Jr., MD 
    Senior Medical Advisor/Research and Cancer Control Science at the American Cancer Society
  • Cobbs G. Nixon
    Former VP, Blanchard and Calhoun Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • David Hess, MD
    Dean, Medical College of Georgia 
    Chair of Board of Trustees of AUMA
  • Steve Wrigley
    Chancellor, University System of Georgia Board of Regents
  • Lee Ann Liska
    Executive Vice President of Health Affairs, AUHS
  • Julian J. Nussbaum, MD
    CEO, AU Medical Associates
  • Gretchen Caughman 
    Non-Voting Member (Augusta University)
    Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost 
  • Jatinder J. Bhatia, MBBS 
    Non-Voting Member (Vice Chair)
    AU Medical Associates Board of Trustees