A group of Emory medical students meet every two months months to clean and inventory masses of donated prescription eyeglasses. The glasses are then available through an online database available to providers looking for free eyewear for patients in need.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of H. Kenneth Walker, MD, beloved professor of medicine and neurology in the Emory University School of Medicine, and professor of global health in the Rollins School of Public Health.
Applications are now being accepted for positions in a new 18-month fellowship program designed to help health science educators study their teaching, mentoring, leadership, or curriculum development efforts and disseminate their findings to other educators.
Emory Healthcare nephrologists are piloting two new initiatives to improve the lives of dialysis patients across Georgia. Emory Nephrology recently launched a telemedicine program to provide acute renal consults for hospitals in rural Georgia. Emory Nephrology has also recently partnered with Emory Cardiology to provide echocardiograms to patients undergoing dialysis.
Tim Buchman, director of the Emory Critical Care Center, describes an emerging effort to detect and ward off sepsis in ICU patients hours before it starts to make their vital signs go haywire.
Emory is participating in STAT Madness, a "March Madness" style bracket competition featuring biomedical research instead of basketball teams. Please vote!
Andrew H. Miller, MD, William P. Timmie Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, is the 2018 recipient of the Albert E. Levy Scientific Research Award in the Senior Faculty Division.
The Blue Angels Foundation has donated $300,000 to the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program to support efforts to provide comprehensive care and treatment for post-9/11 Veterans and service members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
On Valentine's Day and throughout the month of February, we celebrate the heart. For heart transplant patients, they celebrate their heart, and the gift of life, throughout the entire year.
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.