TRANSFORMING LIVES BY THE POWER OF THE GOSPEL THROUGH MEDICINE
CMDA Augusta provides a variety of programs, support, training, and ministry opportunities to Christian healthcare professionals in the Augusta, GA, and surrounding communities of the Central Savannah River Area.
Where we are involved
Schools & Campuses
Augusta University, Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at AU
Dental College of Georgia (DCG) at AU
Meetings & Activities
Various Small Group Bible Study/Prayer Groups, Luncheon, Fellowship Dinners, Meet and Greet with Local Health Professionals and Students, Global Health Outreach (GHO) and Medical Education International (MEI) mission trips
CMDA Dental Fellowship at Augusta University
CMDA Medical Fellowship at Augusta University
CMDA National Convention
Global Mission Health Conference
Join us in our call to reach out to healthcare professionals and students in Augusta and all the communities in the CSRA through financial partnership! We are in the business of changing the heart of healthcare providers to win the community for Christ!
Augusta Area Leadership
Masaki Chiba, M.Div
After serving as a pastor of local congregations for the past 20 years (15 years in Augusta area), Masaki came on board to the CMDA Augusta as the Area Director in August 2019. With the support of his wife Charisse, he leads the COMDA Augusta as a chaplain, cheerleader, and coordinator of various ministries.
Andy Sanders, MD
Andy founded CMDA Augusta chapter and had been the Area Director for the past 20 years. While he stepped down from the role of the Area Director, along with his wife Ilene, he continues to be active in international missions and community development.
Richard Sams, MD, MA
Rick joined the Augusta Council and took over the chairmanship in August 2019. With the support of his wife Teri, he is actively involved with various ministries of CMDA Augusta including on MCG at Augusta University, where he teaches as a faculty member of Family medicine and The Center for Bioethics and Health Policy.
Gary Beaudreau, DMD
Gary is in general dental practice in Augusta, Georgia. He came to know Christ personally while an undergraduate then later graduated from Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Gary volunteered for years in dental student ministry (Medical Campus Outreach) at Augusta University DCG leading student discipleship groups.
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