Health

Emory is a recognized leader in health sciences, with related entities focused on teaching, research, health care and public service that include:

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Rollins School of Public Health

Winship Cancer Institute

Yerkes National Primate Research Center

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Immunologist Max Cooper elected to French Académie des Sciences and Royal Society of London

Oct. 19, 2017

Minimally invasive robotic surgery provides new option for pancreatic cancer patients

Oct. 19, 2017

2017 Nurses' Alumni Association Award recipients to be recognized at School of Nursing Homecoming and Alumni Awards Celebration

Oct. 17, 2017

Reservoir explorers find extra HIV/SIV pond

Oct. 17, 2017

Disassociating advocacy efforts from the Affordable Care Act can make them more effective, researcher finds

Oct. 16, 2017

National Academy of Medicine elects Emory leaders in neuroscience, global health

Oct. 16, 2017

Emory's Rose Library awarded archival grant to foster collaborative AIDS education

Oct. 12, 2017

Emory's HERCULES Center gives local communities data to combat environmental hazards

Oct. 12, 2017

Emory hosts public health symposium on lessons learned from Ebola

Oct. 10, 2017

Rollins epidemiologist David Kleinbaum retires

Oct. 10, 2017

Emory program that teaches compassion to doctors now taught in 30 U.S. and Canadian medical schools

Oct. 10, 2017

Cancer Research Institute honors Rafi Ahmed with William B. Coley Award

Oct. 10, 2017

Trio in biostatistics: 'Role models for us all'

Oct. 9, 2017

Emory Nursing alumna guides patients in cancer clinical trials

Oct. 9, 2017

AAMC awards Emory Integrated Core Facilities

Oct. 9, 2017

Researchers offer critical evaluation of performance metric, the Relative Citation Ratio 

Oct. 9, 2017

Research offers new insight into how brain cells die in Alzheimer's and FTD

Oct. 9, 2017

New awardees announced for Synergy Awards to support collaborative research in health sciences

Oct. 9, 2017

Emory neurologist named to HHS Alzheimer's disease advisory council

Oct. 6, 2017

Emory Heart & Vascular Center receives $3.8M NIH grant to help decrease PAD symptoms

Oct. 6, 2017

Screenings, risk assessment help Emory employees evaluate their health

Oct. 4, 2017

NSF awards Emory's Center for Selective C-H Functionalization $20 million

Oct. 4, 2017

Emory students host American Mock World Health Organization Conference

Oct. 4, 2017

Researchers emphasize health benefits of contraceptive insurance coverage

Oct. 4, 2017

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital hosts Walk with a Doc

Oct. 4, 2017

NCI selects Emory for national network focused on cancer therapeutic discovery

Oct. 2, 2017

Emory School of Medicine appoints new chair of pharmacology

Oct. 2, 2017

Emory hospitals awarded for lifesaving heart attack care

Sep. 29, 2017

Emory Pain Center focuses on pain relief alternatives instead of medication

Sep. 28, 2017

NIH supports Emory tobacco control models in Eastern Europe

Sep. 27, 2017

New digestive/liver disease gene identified by international team

Sep. 27, 2017

Emory Healthcare expands metro footprint with new addition of Spivey Station location

Sep. 27, 2017

Emory receives record $628 million in external research funding for FY 2017

Sep. 26, 2017

Emory emergency physicians join relief effort for Hurricane Maria victims

Sep. 26, 2017

Fire ant venom may lead to skin treatments

Sep. 26, 2017

Opioid epidemic possibly linked to hepatitis changes in prisons

Sep. 26, 2017

Emory nursing graduates achieve perfect pass rate on national licensing exam

Sep. 26, 2017

Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance receives $51 million NIH state-wide grant

Sep. 25, 2017

The art of bioscience: winning images

Sep. 19, 2017

Emory Physician Group Practices awarded for outpatient care excellence by Vizient

Sep. 19, 2017

Opioid epidemic possibly linked to hepatitis changes in prisons

Sep. 18, 2017

Emory Johns Creek to host blood drive to replenish supply after Hurricane Irma

Sep. 18, 2017

Happy Tails therapy dogs bring comfort and joy to hospital patients

Sep. 15, 2017

Marcus named Winship Associate Director for Basic Research and Shared Resources

Sep. 14, 2017

Emory expert co-authors new guidelines for gender-affirmation treatment

Sep. 14, 2017

Care2Hope project receives $1.16M grant from NIDA

Sep. 14, 2017

RISE research center receives $6.8M to pursue reproductive health research in Southeast

Sep. 14, 2017

Navicent Health and Emory Healthcare announce surgical partnership

Sep. 13, 2017

Emory primary care grows with nine new clinics and a clinic expansion

Sep. 13, 2017

Emory University Hospital is first in the US to use new 3DHD endoscopy

Sep. 13, 2017

Emory University names new Dean for School of Medicine

Sep. 12, 2017

Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab

Sep. 11, 2017

Emory Coursera class on Ebola reaches more than 13,000 learners

Sep. 8, 2017

Marcus Autism Center receives Autism Center of Excellence designation from NIH

Sep. 7, 2017

Hunting for a cure, providing the best care

Sep. 6, 2017

Cancer and HIV: Closing the screening gap

Sep. 4, 2017

Emory Saint Joseph's expands neurosurgery program

Sep. 1, 2017

Emory Heart & Vascular Center expands in Cumming, Johns Creek

Sep. 1, 2017

Applause for first inpatient in Emory University Hospital Tower

Aug. 30, 2017

Emory's Glenn Family Breast Center to host conference at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Aug. 30, 2017

Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center receives grant for outreach efforts

Aug. 30, 2017

NIH selects Emory to join national precision medicine research effort

Aug. 30, 2017

Emory Johns Creek Hospital CEO elected new chair for Chamber of Commerce

Aug. 30, 2017

Making music to help people with HIV

Aug. 28, 2017

Kahn named medical director of radiation oncology at Winship at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Aug. 28, 2017

New NICU camera system helps parents and patients in Johns Creek

Aug. 28, 2017

Lower blood pressure targets for older adults may offer cognitive benefits, study suggests

Aug. 24, 2017

Department of Medicine hosts Grand Rounds to discuss America's opioid epidemic

Aug. 23, 2017

Cancer drug discovery: Targeting DNA repair

Aug. 23, 2017

Five Emory nurses named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Aug. 22, 2017

Georgia's newly elected congresswoman tours Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Aug. 22, 2017

Chemicals from gut bacteria maintain vitality in aging animals

Aug. 21, 2017

Emory alumni educate future nurse-midwives at School of Nursing

Aug. 20, 2017

Protect your vision during the solar eclipse on Aug. 21

Aug. 18, 2017

NIAID supports clinical testing of anti-cancer drug for TB

Aug. 15, 2017

Clifton Streetscape Project: Nearing the finish line!

Aug. 14, 2017

Granulins treasure not trash: potential FTD treatment strategy

Aug. 14, 2017

Moms and future moms with rare inherited disorder aim for healthy babies

Aug. 13, 2017

Emory and Georgia Tech enjoy unique, longtime partnership in research and academics

Aug. 10, 2017

Academic research community should build resilience to disasters

Aug. 10, 2017

Medscape survey ranks Emory University Hospital No. 6 in nation for infectious diseases care

Aug. 9, 2017

Dabney P. Evans receives 2017 Mid-Career Award in International Health

Aug. 9, 2017

Insight into brain via 'friend of fragile X' gene

Aug. 8, 2017

U.S. News ranks Emory University Hospital No. 1, Emory Saint Joseph's No. 2 in Georgia and Atlanta

Aug. 8, 2017

Seeing the patient behind the disease

Aug. 7, 2017

Study: Childhood obesity between ages 5 and 14 could be adult obesity indicator

Aug. 7, 2017

Winship uses TORS to offer better outcomes for head and neck cancer patients

Aug. 4, 2017

Study: Rates of deadly heart disease show slowest decline in blacks and populations in former U.S. slave regions

Aug. 3, 2017

How religious songs can help cancer patients heal

Aug. 2, 2017

AAALAC awards Emory and Yerkes "Continued Full Accreditation"

July 31, 2017

Emory University Hospital Tower staff open house brings big crowd

July 31, 2017

Chief medical officer retires after 38-year career at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

July 28, 2017

From nursing student to Emory nurse resident

July 28, 2017

Using your own stem cells to help your body heal osteoarthritis

July 28, 2017

NIAID supports transplant imaging research at Emory and Georgia Tech

July 28, 2017

New report says years of sustained, coordinated efforts needed to curb opioid epidemic

July 27, 2017

Maternal and newborn health pioneer Lynn Sibley to retire from School of Nursing

July 26, 2017

Daniel Owens elected to GHA Board of Trustees

July 26, 2017

Child-friendly app gives young cancer patients a voice

July 25, 2017

A doctor's legacy: Training the next generation of diagnosticians

July 25, 2017

Emory School of Nursing named national Center of Excellence

July 24, 2017

Emory names new chief of cardiothoracic surgery

July 21, 2017

Special feature: Surviving the unsurvivable

July 20, 2017

Mutant mosquitos make insecticide-resistance monitoring key to controlling Zika

July 20, 2017

Emory researcher honored with national cardiovascular disease prevention award

July 19, 2017

National Academy of Medicine: Using the arts to improve health literacy

July 19, 2017

Corinne Abraham named director of Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program

July 19, 2017

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center opens new Smyrna location

July 17, 2017

90-ton cyclotron installed at Emory Proton Therapy Center

July 14, 2017

'Day in the Life' exercise tests new Emory University Hospital Tower

July 14, 2017

American College of Cardiology: Health care system changes are needed to improve heart health among women

July 14, 2017

Using the stairs just got easier with energy-recycling steps

July 13, 2017

Medicaid beneficiaries with depression incur increased ER visits and longer hospital stays when they lose and regain coverage

July 13, 2017

How young children perceive world is guided by genetics and disrupted in autism

July 12, 2017

Regional Ebola treatment centers talk preparedness at NETEC Summit

July 12, 2017

New School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Anesthesia program earns accreditation

July 12, 2017

Young athletes: Too much too soon?

July 10, 2017

New CDC director has Emory health connections

July 10, 2017

Limin Peng named 2017 Mortimer Spiegelman Award recipient

July 7, 2017

Emory helps a survivor survive even longer

July 6, 2017

Emory names new fundraising leaders for Woodruff Health Sciences Center and School of Medicine

July 5, 2017

Clearing the air: Indoor air pollution

July 4, 2017

Drug discovery: Alzheimer's and Parkinson's spurred by same enzyme

July 3, 2017

School of Nursing faculty member appointed to Edith F. Honeycutt Chair in Nursing

June 30, 2017

Two Emory hospitals recognized as Georgia Safe to Sleep Hospitals

June 30, 2017

Mouse study suggests how hearing a warning sound turns into fearing it over time

June 29, 2017

Microneedle patches for flu vaccination prove successful in first human clinical trial

June 27, 2017

Emory Transplant Center the first of its kind to earn Patient-Centered Specialty Practice national recognition

June 27, 2017

Emory develops national database of clinics that prescribe HIV prevention drug PrEP

June 26, 2017

July: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 26, 2017

Kidney disease: Study sheds light on impact of common gene variant in African Americans, identifies the culprit

June 26, 2017

Switchable DNA mini-machines relay information

June 23, 2017

Emory physicians strongly represented in 2017 "Top Doctors" list

June 23, 2017

Diabetes: From disease of affluent countries to global problem

June 22, 2017

Elizabeth Downes named professor and MSN program director

June 22, 2017

Lassa fever: experimental antiviral combo + immunology

June 22, 2017

Special feature: Doctors on the field

June 21, 2017

Gene editing reverses Huntington's in mouse model

June 20, 2017

NIH study to examine effects of Zika infection in Guatemalan infants and children

June 20, 2017

New study advances understanding on treatment of pediatric feeding disorders

June 20, 2017

Videos help women better understand cancer clinical trials

June 19, 2017

Summer reading: 8 books by Emory faculty to add to your list

June 15, 2017

To boldly go where public health hasn't gone before

June 14, 2017

Georgia natives return to Emory to practice medicine

June 8, 2017

Dads show gender biases, in both brain responses and behaviors toward toddlers

May 26, 2017

'Epitaphs' exhibit to feature Billy Howard's photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS

May 24, 2017

Emory Integrated Core Facilities offering HTG gene expression services

May 17, 2017

Diabetes: Fighting the epidemic the way public health has fought HIV

May 15, 2017

Finding mental disorders with math

May 11, 2017

Carol Hogue wins Jefferson Award for career dedicated to healthier families

May 5, 2017

Mapping the future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2017

May 2, 2017

Lewin discusses State of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center

May 2, 2017

Emory goes all out for March for Science Atlanta

April 27, 2017

AAU report highlights university initiatives to combat sexual misconduct

April 27, 2017

Emory law, global health professor named Carnegie Fellow

April 26, 2017

Global Health Case Competition challenges U.S., international student teams

April 25, 2017

There's an app for that

April 21, 2017

Project invites students, faculty, staff to create collaborative vision of health

April 19, 2017

Oxford campus drill tests emergency preparedness

April 18, 2017

Ready, set, go! for Heel to Heal Superhero 5K and Fundraiser

April 18, 2017

For Emory undergrads, learning new perspectives on health is as easy as 1, 2, 3

April 14, 2017

Expert Q&A: The antibiotic resistance threat

April 12, 2017

Two Emory faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 11, 2017

Medical faculty recognized by their Emory peers on Doctors' Day

April 5, 2017

A doctor's calling: Pushing for routine HIV testing

March 29, 2017

Primate-parasite network analyses show how germs jump from host to host

March 23, 2017

Colorful Choices Challenge encourages rainbow of healthy food

March 16, 2017

Hungry Games carnival aims to fight food insecurity on campus

March 15, 2017

School of Nursing ranked 4th in U.S. News 2018 graduate school rankings

March 14, 2017

'Know Your Numbers' screenings help Emory employees learn key health statistics

March 13, 2017

Help boost Emory HIV research for 'STAT Madness'

March 7, 2017

Radiology training saves lives in Egypt

Feb. 21, 2017

Are we facing a future without antibiotics?

Feb. 20, 2017

When stress becomes physical

Feb. 20, 2017

Academic symposium addresses three aspects of improving global health

Feb. 8, 2017

Lifting depression from people with epilepsy

Feb. 7, 2017

World-renowned immunologist to deliver 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Feb. 1, 2017

Emory Healthcare provided $72.3 million in charity care in FY 2015-2016

Jan. 31, 2017

From immigrant health to disability law, faculty exchanges broaden perspectives

Jan. 26, 2017

Campus meetings spark dialogue on Emory's emerging priorities

Jan. 24, 2017

'Know Your Numbers' biometric health screenings return to Emory

Jan. 23, 2017

Community meetings will explore Emory's emerging priorities

Jan. 9, 2017

Blood work: Patient and doctor

Jan. 5, 2017

10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016

Dec. 21, 2016

Menopause: The season of our discontent

Dec. 20, 2016

Breast cancer beyond the pink ribbon

Dec. 14, 2016

Emory employees take over 3 billion steps in 2016 Move More Challenge

Dec. 13, 2016

Malaria Math: Using big data to study malarial resistance

Dec. 9, 2016

Congress passes 21st Century Cures Act

Dec. 8, 2016

How Emory is redesigning nursing education

Dec. 5, 2016

'Fictions of the Body' helps students see the humanity in health, medicine

Dec. 5, 2016

Emory experts take on the HIV paradox

Nov. 30, 2016

Emory Johns Creek Hospital's Holiday Workshop to feature choral performances, crafts

Nov. 29, 2016

Not your typical nursing student

Nov. 18, 2016

Pilot program uses physicians in Australia for overnight Atlanta eICU monitoring

Nov. 16, 2016

Emory scientists rush to solve the mysteries of Zika

Nov. 15, 2016

Speeding sepsis response: Stopping it in time

Nov. 2, 2016

Emory, local health clinic and corporate partner collaborate to combat diet-related disease

Oct. 27, 2016

Annual benefits enrollment: Employees to pay more for health care next year

Oct. 27, 2016

Learning to love our bugs

Oct. 26, 2016

Emory Dizziness and Balance Center treats common forms of vertigo

Oct. 24, 2016