Twelve Emory student teams addressed the health challenges of one of Atlanta's most vulnerable populations during the 2018 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition, proposing strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of the city's refugee communities.
Emory's reaccreditation as a Safe Community affirms the university's ongoing commitment as a national leader in promoting safety and injury prevention.
The first event at the new Emory Sports Medicine Complex in Executive Park honored James Roberson, MD, who is stepping down as chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at Emory University School of Medicine after 15 years.
Research led by Emory Eye Center scientist Eldon E. Geisert, PhD, shows that a protein that affects corneal thickness might also be connected to glaucoma risk.
A survey developed by physicians and researchers at Emory University about organ donation and transplantation found that misperceptions about the lifesaving process are the most common deterrents for donating organs.
The Emory Integrated Memory Care Clinic (IMCC) is the first nurse-led clinic in the nation specializing in primary care for dementia patients and the first nurse-led medical home at Emory Healthcare.
Healthcare providers in Emory School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine have led a robust response to the surge in influenza patients at Grady Memorial Hospital, using specialized trailers that have extended Grady's busy emergency department.
Emory University researchers will enroll volunteers in a new clinical trial that could help improve treatment decisions for lower respiratory tract infections.
Twenty years ago, Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, and Amelia Langston, MD, joined forces to manage the growth of patient care and research at the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Today, they along with over 200 physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and support staff see the hundreds of transplant patients cared for every year in Winship clinics and in Emory hospitals.
For Dorsey Earnest, his farm in Palmetto, Georgia, has never looked so beautiful. That's because for years he had little vision in one eye and his other eye was hit with cancer -- twice. Earnest can now see clearly in one eye, after treatment at the Emory Eye Center.
Sixty-one-year-old Tim Nelms was nearing the finish line of the 2017 Peachtree Road Race on July 4 when he slowed down, then went down on the pavement. Nelms was in cardiac arrest.
With a shared commitment to improved maintenance of athletes¿ health, Emory Healthcare and the Atlanta Dream have announced an expansion of their current partnership with a designation of Emory as the Official Team Healthcare and Official Sports Medicine Provider.
To underscore the value of financial planning for families dealing with Alzheimer's disease, the Emory Brain Health Center teamed up with Bank of America and U.S. Trust to host a Health and Wealth Symposium in January 2018. The event was presented by the Emory Office of Corporate Relations, which connects leading Emory faculty members with companies seeking to create positive change in the world.
Biomedical engineers have developed a miniature self-sealing model system for studying bleeding and the clotting of wounds. The researchers envision the device as a drug discovery platform and potential diagnostic tool.
Madhav V. Dhodapkar, MBBS, a world-renowned expert in cancer immunology and translational immunotherapy, will join Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University on March 1, 2018, as the director of the new Winship Center for Cancer Immunology.
Three Emory professors are among just 17 researchers around the country to receive Distinguished Investigator grants from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, the most of any university.
Georgia Bio has announced the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA) as a recipient of its 2018 Deal of the Year Award.
The Emory University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Emory Medal ¿ Emory's highest alumni award. The Medal will be awarded to H. Kenneth Walker, 56OX 58C 63M, 65MR, 70MR, 71MR, and to nursing alumni Crystal Johnson, 00N, Laura Mitchell-Spurlock, 950x 97N, and Jason Slabach, 13N.
A study of insurance claims suggests that families with an established relationship with their primary care doctor are more likely to seek emergency care promptly when a child is experiencing painful symptoms of appendicitis.
Emory Johns Creek Hospital opened a new two-story Clinical Decision Unit and Radiology Observation
Care Unit on January 29.