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Woodruff Health Sciences Center Emory University

Details: Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center serves humanity by improving health through the integration of education, discovery and health care. Find out what we do for metro Atlanta and beyond. Explore: Health Care Discovery Education

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Emory Healthcare Locations

Details: Emory has the most comprehensive health care system in the state, with Emory-owned or Emory-affiliated locations in 45 counties, more than 2,800 Emory and private practice physicians, and expertise in more than 70 specialties. Patient Care Locations. Emory inpatient care ("E" in map above) Emory University Hospital; Emory University Hospital

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Rollins School of Public Health

Details: The Rollins School of Public Health has 1,203 master's degree students and 179 PhD students who choose from degree options in behavioral sciences and health education, biostatistics and bioinformatics, epidemiology, environmental health, health policy and management, and global health.

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Center Leadership

Details: With the vision of transforming health and healing, Emory University’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) is working to pioneer new ways to prevent and treat disease, prepare the next generation to save and improve lives, provide the highest-quality clinical care possible, and serve the community.

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Emory University Woodruff Health Sciences Public Health

Details: Long involved with fund raising for other nonprofit health organizations, her fund-raising and management savvy soon turned then-faltering AID Atlanta into a viable organization. In fact, under her leadership, AID Atlanta tripled in size, becoming a multimillion dollar, direct-service agency with 90 staff members and more than 1,000 volunteers.

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Rollins School of Public Health Dean's Letter

Details: Sterk joined Rollins in 1995, with primary research interests in addiction, mental health, and HIV/AIDS. She went on to serve as the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health, chair of the Department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences, and associate dean for research. In 2005 Sterk became the university as senior vice

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Jonathan S. Lewin, MD

Details: Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, is Emory University Executive Vice President for Health Affairs; Executive Director, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; and CEO and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare

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S. Patrick Hammond

Details: Chief Innovations & Population Health Officer. Emory Healthcare. Biography. Patrick Hammond joined Emory Healthcare in 1991 as an Administrative Resident. He is now a member of the Emory Healthcare Executive Leadership Team. Mr. Hammond is a graduate of Emory University where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree. In 1991 he received a Master

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Winship Cancer Institute

Details: Walter J. Curran Jr., MD, Executive Director (founded 1937) As the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)–Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Georgia and one of only 51 in the country, Winship Cancer Institute discovers and develops novel and highly effective approaches to cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and care. Winship has 500 faculty members who received $96 million in

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Emory Healthcare

Details: Emory Healthcare (EHC) is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia. Its 11 hospitals include Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Rehabilitation Hospital, Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory Johns Creek

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Health Sciences News

Details: News out of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center, which includes Emory's schools of medicine, public health and nursing, Emory Healthcare, the Winship Cancer Institute, and Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

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How to Create and Sustain Effective, Patient- Centered

Details: Academic health systems must begin the movement to population health now, as purchasers look to reward organizations that can demonstrate improved outcomes for attributed populations of patients, and as community leaders address the social determinants of health. Service alignment can be a population health strategy for value-based care ensuring

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Yerkes National Primate Research Center

Details: R. Paul Johnson, MD, Director (founded 1930). Dedicated to discovering causes, prevention, treatments, and cures of disease, Yerkes National Primate Research Center (NRPC) is improving human and animal health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, Yerkes conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible.

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Rollins School of Public Health Dean's Letter

Details: The Georgia Public Broadcasting series, Your Fantastic Mind, created in partnership with Emory Brain Health Center, premiered on September 8 with an episode featuring Dean Curran discussing the COVID-19 pandemic and its similarities and differences to the AIDS crisis. Hannah Cooper was a guest during a special two-hour segment on September 28 dedicated to examining the opioid crisis in Georgia.

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Bryce Gartland, MD

Details: Biography. Bryce Gartland, MD, is Hospital Group President and Co-Chief of Clinical Operations, Emory Healthcare, a role in which he is accountable for overall performance and achievement at all of Emory Healthcare's seven hospitals. He also serves as CEO of Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital, and Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods.

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Health Sciences Research

Details: Scientists in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center received $511.5 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2011 within schools of medicine, public health and nursing, the Winship Cancer Institute, and Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

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"Medical Mistakes: Human Error or System Failure

Details: Health care providers have generally ignored human performance studies, viewing them as being applicable to more mortal populations. Meanwhile, medicine has become exponentially more complex, in both its scientific underpinnings and escalating administrative burdens superimposed by a nation struggling with how to finance its health care.

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Emory Health Sciences Update

Details: The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation has pledged $400 million—the largest gift ever received by Emory—to find new cures, develop innovative patient care models, and improve lives while enhancing the health of people in need. The gift will fund a new Winship Cancer Institute Tower in Midtown and a new Health Sciences Research Building (HSRB) on

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Ira. R. Horowitz, MD

Details: Ira. R. Horowitz, MD is Director of the Emory Clinic as well as Physician Group President and Co-Chief of Clinical Operations, Emory Healthcare.

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The Blue Ridge Academic Health Group

Details: Health announcing a nonbinding agreement in late October to pursue an “alignment” that would create the nation’s second-largest not-for-profit health system, trailing only Kaiser Permanente .)3 In the face of these competitive pressures and the geographic expansion of many large regional and national health systems, AHCs must secure

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Highlights and Impact on Georgia

Details: Health Sciences. Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center is working to pioneer new ways to prevent and treat disease, prepare the next generation to save and improve lives, provide the highest-quality clinical care possible, and serve the community.

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Synergy Research Awards

Details: The Synergy Awards are funded from the Office of the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, with support from the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center Fund, Inc. Since the Synergy Awards were initiated in 2016, nine rounds of Synergy Awards have been awarded to 65 projects totaling $6.14 million.

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Emory Health Sciences Update

Details: The 2017 session of the Georgia General Assembly marked a successful year for health care at Emory. The legislature appropriated more than $5 million for programs within the WHSC, the bulk of which will go to developing the Georgia Alzheimer's Project within the Brain Health Center to increase access to consistent diagnosis around the state and connection to patient resources.

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Rollins School of Public Health Dean's Letter

Details: Kathy is the associate dean for applied public health and professor in both the Executive MPH program and the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education. Kathy is a renowned public health educator whose 35-plus years of teaching have touched the lives of people worldwide. Her contributions to Rollins and to the field of public

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Rollins School of Public Health Dean's Letter

Details: The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded Kathy Miner (behavioral sciences and health education) $1 million per year for four years to establish the Region IV Public Health Training Center. The center will provide training for the current public health workforce, advocate for public health systems and policies, and contribute to

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Alumni Sampler, Public Health, Spr. 98

Details: Public health and medicine leader Dallas Hall is this year's recipient of the Charles R. Hatcher Jr. Award. ast year, the Rollins School of Public Health recognized Charles R. Hatcher Jr., former vice president for health affairs and director of The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, for his long service t o and support of public health.

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Health Sciences Update

Details: This year’s theme is “Predictive Health—State of the Art: A Story in Four Parts,” with a first-day focus on defining and measuring health and discovering optimal biomarkers of health. On day 2, presenters will discuss interventions to optimize health and ways to apply new knowledge to …

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The Era of AIDS Woodruff Health Sciences Center Emory

Details: Home » Publications » Health Sciences » Summer 2011 » Feature. The Era of AIDS. By James Curran. We are all part of the era of AIDS. My generation was the last to …

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Rollins School of Public Health Dean's Letter

Details: Dean Curran. To say 2020 was a challenging year would be quite an understatement. Though the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shuttered many labs, our researchers managed to bring in over $100 million in funding, earning us the No. 4 ranking in NIH funding for schools of public health.

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Rollins School of Public Health Dean's Letter

Details: Fatima Stanford 00C 01MPH is an obesity medicine physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and an instructor in medicine and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She received the Massachusetts Medical Society’s 2017 Women’s Health Award for her “immense expertise on the medical and social aspects of obesity.”.

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Emory Health Sciences Update

Details: The following people have been named members of the class of 2018 of the Woodruff Leadership Academy.Chosen via a rigorous selection process from nominees throughout the health sciences, these fellows include both faculty and staff, as well as researchers, administrators, clinicians, and educators.

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The Health/Disease Continuum

Details: Health is the essential infrastructure for all that humans are capable of being doing or becoming individually or together American health compared to that of other developed countries Cost US spends more (15+% of GDP) US has steeper rate of cost increase “Benefit” Shorter life expectancy in US Slower rate of increase in life expectancy The

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Emory Health Sciences Update

Details: Brenda Fitzgerald, former Georgia commissioner of public health and recently appointed as CDC director, received her medical degree and postgraduate training at Emory and is an adjunct professor in Rollins School of Public Health. Read more.

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New hospital tower: Expanding capacity for caring

Details: New hospital tower: Expanding capacity for caring. The new Emory University Hospital tower opened in summer 2017, across Clifton Road from the original EUH building. The new tower has 232 beds (including 40 for critical care) and 450,000 square feet of space on nine levels, plus 500 underground parking spaces and a pedestrian bridge concourse

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Emory Public Health magazine

Details: A new center in the RSPH is the only one in the nation dedicated to biomedical imaging statistics. Directed by DuBois Bowman, the Center for Biomedical Imaging Statistics (CBIS) helps Emory researchers improve disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and public health.

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Morningside Center for Innovative and Affordable Medicine

Details: The Morningside Center for Innovative and Affordable Medicine (Morningside Center) is an interdisciplinary unit within the Woodruff Health Sciences Center at Emory University consisting of a core group of staff, and affiliated faculty from across Emory. Extending the vision of GlobalCures Inc., a non-profit medical research organization, the Morningside Center was created to promote research

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