Health

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

Emory Healthcare

School of Medicine

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Rollins School of Public Health

Winship Cancer Institute

Yerkes National Primate Research Center

Story Hub photo

Recent News »

Pandemic lockdowns set up 'natural experiment' on air pollution

April 7, 2020

COVID-19: Clinical Update

April 7, 2020

Atlanta community supports call for critical blood donations

April 5, 2020

Great apes and COVID-19: Experts raise the alarm for endangered species

April 3, 2020

Beware false 'cures' for COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Emory experts available to discuss COVID-19

March 31, 2020

All hands on deck: Welcoming Oxford students to Atlanta

March 31, 2020

Emory Healthcare and Georgia Tech team up on rapid production of face shields

March 31, 2020

Report: Academic health centers can help combat behavioral health problems

March 30, 2020

Emory new site in NIH-sponsored coronavirus vaccine study

March 27, 2020

Atlanta Hawks supports Emory Healthcare COVID-19 caregivers with meal program

March 27, 2020

Reusable respirators a potential alternative for protecting health care workers from COVID-19

March 26, 2020

All hands on deck: Emory staff exhibit ‘can-do’ spirit and enduring sense of community

March 26, 2020

Emory Healthcare launches drive-through donation site for critical COVID-19 supplies

March 26, 2020

Simple measures are best defense against COVID-19

March 26, 2020

EmoryTogether Fund provides financial support for students affected by COVID-19

March 25, 2020

Emory Johns Creek Hospital receives prestigious Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

March 23, 2020

Emory's DRIVE, Ridgeback partnering for drug vs coronavirus

March 23, 2020

Emory helps build free online tool to assess COVID-19 risk

March 20, 2020

Social distancing key to keeping yourself and others safe

March 18, 2020

Emory cancels traditional Commencement activities

March 18, 2020

Visitation restricted in Emory Healthcare hospitals and clinics

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine: COVID-19 phase I vaccine clinical trial

March 16, 2020

Statement on Emory Healthcare postponing elective surgeries and procedures

March 15, 2020

Registration is open for the 2020 Move More Challenge

March 12, 2020

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

March 12, 2020

Emory among U.S. sites hosting new clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment

March 12, 2020

Emory extends spring break, will transition to remote learning March 23

March 11, 2020

Emory coronavirus experts named on NCAA advisory panel

March 10, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

March 10, 2020

Winship multiple myeloma team awarded prestigious center of excellence grant

March 9, 2020

Three Emory hospitals named top Georgia, US hospitals in Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2020

March 9, 2020

Winship at Midtown facility wins 2020 Best in Atlanta Real Estate Award

March 6, 2020

Emory Johns Creek Hospital welcomes Leap Day babies

March 5, 2020

Site preparations begin on new R. Randall Rollins Building

March 4, 2020

Emory Johns Creek Hospital provides hands-on health care education for local high school students

March 3, 2020

Vote for Emory's research on detecting Alzheimer's through eye movements in #STATMadness

March 3, 2020

COVID-19: Where are we now?

Feb. 28, 2020

Emory nonprofit starts GoFundMe campaign to help test coronavirus treatment

Feb. 27, 2020

Motorcycle crash survivor reclaims life with help from Emory doctors

Feb. 24, 2020

Partnership with Verizon to fuel Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

Feb. 24, 2020

Sepsis study led by Emory expert finds significant burden

Feb. 20, 2020

Emory project to curb diabetes, hypertension advances toward $100M MacArthur grant

Feb. 19, 2020

Spillover: Why germs jump species from animals to people

Feb. 18, 2020

Video: Coronavirus and Emory

Feb. 18, 2020

Emory School of Medicine receives record NIH funding in 2019

Feb. 17, 2020

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

Feb. 13, 2020

New branding unveiled for St. Francis Hospital collaboration between Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health

Feb. 12, 2020

Emory public health department to be named after leader in safe water and sanitation

Feb. 12, 2020

Healthy Emory Connect offers expanded digital resources

Feb. 11, 2020

New synthesis methods enhance 3D chemical space for drug discovery

Feb. 11, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Feb. 11, 2020

Women’s Wellness Expo offers free health screenings, wellness education in Johns Creek

Feb. 10, 2020

Simple, no-cost method saving infants' lives in Ethiopia

Feb. 6, 2020

Novel coronavirus outbreak doubling every 6.4 days, Emory infectious disease researcher says

Feb. 5, 2020

Emory responds to coronavirus with empathy, support

Feb. 4, 2020

'Embodied' celebrates the interplay between health and the arts

Jan. 28, 2020

Super Bowl kicker has deep ties to Emory

Jan. 27, 2020

What you should know about the new coronavirus

Jan. 24, 2020

In animal models, a 'shocking' step toward a potential HIV cure

Jan. 22, 2020

Healthy Emory helps employees focus on well-being

Jan. 21, 2020

Georgia Tech-Emory partnership receives funding for single ventricle heart defect research

Jan. 21, 2020

WHO announces next decade’s urgent health challenges: Emory experts aim for solutions

Jan. 17, 2020

St. Francis Hospital joins newly formed joint venture created by Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health

Jan. 8, 2020

Emory chemists synthesize 'bilingual' molecule connecting two basic codes for life

Jan. 8, 2020

Emory hospitals ring in 2020 with first New Year’s babies

Jan. 2, 2020

Emory University Hospital achieves meritorious results for surgical patient care for second year in a row

Dec. 30, 2019

Emory University tapped to lead national infectious disease, vaccine effort

Dec. 19, 2019

Making the future

Dec. 17, 2019

Diabetes Prevention Program helps employees gain support to improve health

Dec. 12, 2019

Emory breaks ground on innovative biomedical research facility

Dec. 11, 2019

Winship study sheds light on immune control of cancer

Dec. 11, 2019

New sports medicine physician joins Emory Orthopaedics & Spine

Dec. 10, 2019

Winship realigns research programs to increase impact

Dec. 9, 2019

Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program® — Site Visit

Dec. 9, 2019

Emory soil analysis project leads to EPA site investigation

Dec. 6, 2019

Emory Transplant Center to open satellite clinic in Thomasville, GA

Dec. 4, 2019

Cellular repair response to treadmill test can predict cardiac outcomes

Dec. 4, 2019

Transition to exhaustion: clues for cancer immunotherapy

Dec. 3, 2019

National Academy of Inventors names Jonathan S. Lewin as fellow

Dec. 3, 2019

Emory Cardiac Surgery achieves elite distinction

Nov. 25, 2019

Emory and Grady to study best airway management during emergencies; clinical trial enrollment begins in early 2020

Nov. 25, 2019

Diabetes: scaling up solutions for a global problem

Nov. 22, 2019

Creating viral targets can weaken HIV vaccination, Emory scientists warn

Nov. 20, 2019

Synergy Award winners exemplify collaborative research across health sciences

Nov. 15, 2019

Emory employees and twin sisters win statewide Hospital Hero Award

Nov. 15, 2019

Emory University breaks ground on facility to transform cancer care

Nov. 12, 2019

Emory hosts inaugural event in new 'Psychiatry and the Humanities' public educational series

Nov. 11, 2019

Symposium highlights Emory's leading research in sleep science

Nov. 8, 2019

Emory Healthcare becomes official health care provider of College Park Skyhawks

Nov. 6, 2019

Atlanta Falcons pledge $200,000 to Winship

Nov. 5, 2019

Emory to establish research center on dementia caregiving

Oct. 31, 2019

Emory University and The Morningside Foundation promote innovative, affordable health care treatments

Oct. 31, 2019

Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens new nuclear medicine unit to better serve patients

Oct. 24, 2019

Emory Johns Creek Hospital golf tournament raises more than $20K for the American Heart Association

Oct. 24, 2019

Emory Healthy Kitchen participants end a course, begin a journey

Oct. 24, 2019

With expedited partner therapy, researchers forecast lower rates of sexually transmitted infections

Oct. 24, 2019

Emory researchers to use $15 million NIAID contract to fight influenza

Oct. 23, 2019

National Academy of Medicine elects Sanjay Gupta, Emory neurosurgeon and CNN correspondent

Oct. 22, 2019

Emory researchers find college football players' weight gain leads to heart problems

Oct. 21, 2019

Emory researchers receive $2.2 million to study health effects of heat exposure

Oct. 21, 2019

Two of a kind: Emory study of twins shows what's good for the heart is good for the brain

Oct. 21, 2019

Emory alumni create organization to reduce racialized health disparities

Oct. 17, 2019

Cardiac arrest registry expands to increase survival rates nationally

Oct. 15, 2019

Winship Cancer Institute teams up with the Atlanta Falcons

Oct. 8, 2019

'Refresh From Stress' wellness program returns with even more reasons to join

Oct. 8, 2019

Winship 5K raises over $767,000 for cancer research

Oct. 7, 2019

Emory Healthcare's new Musculoskeletal Institute groundbreaking ceremony marks step forward

Oct. 4, 2019

Deep brain stimulation effective to relieve treatment-resistant depression, long-term data shows

Oct. 4, 2019

Bitter, salty, sour, sweet

Oct. 3, 2019

Cancer cells can re-use apparent 'dead end metabolites'

Oct. 3, 2019

Emory to lead international drug discovery center for Alzheimer's

Oct. 1, 2019

First clinical trial of vitamin C in patients with sepsis and severe lung failure reports mixed results

Oct. 1, 2019

CDC grant supports cancer prevention in rural Georgia

Sep. 30, 2019

Emory biochemists grab slippery target: LRH-1

Sep. 27, 2019

Immunologists identify T cell homing beacons for lungs

Sep. 26, 2019

'Know Your Numbers' helps Emory employees make healthy choices

Sep. 24, 2019

Emory Healthcare, Atlanta Falcons break ground on orthopaedics clinic and sports performance and research center

Sep. 23, 2019

Clinically silent relapsing malaria may still pose a threat

Sep. 19, 2019

Curran receives ASTRO Gold Medal

Sep. 17, 2019

A new term in biophysics: force/time = "yank"

Sep. 16, 2019

Stress-induced blood vessel problems linked to poorer CVD outcomes

Sep. 11, 2019

Emory Healthcare Network expands footprint to Columbus, GA

Sep. 11, 2019

Emory researchers study Alzheimer's risk factors in vulnerable communities

Sep. 10, 2019

Study finds kidney dialysis profit status may influence timeline for receiving transplant

Sep. 10, 2019

How immunologist Max Cooper may have saved your life

Sep. 9, 2019

Emory cardiologist introduces World Heart Federation Roadmap on cardiovascular disease prevention with diabetes

Sep. 3, 2019

Mumps study shows immunity gaps among vaccinated people

Sep. 3, 2019

Emory Global Health Institute holds forum on U.S. measles outbreak

Aug. 30, 2019

Nationwide clinical research program to improve population health reports on early progress

Aug. 29, 2019

Emory Healthy Kitchen Collaborative launches with 40 Emory employee participants

Aug. 28, 2019

Pediatric hematologists introduce 'The Atlanta Protocol' a novel way to treat pediatric hemophilia A patients

Aug. 28, 2019

PCORI engagement award will build capacity for intestinal disease in premature infants

Aug. 22, 2019

Migrant farm workers get free health screenings from Emory nursing students

Aug. 20, 2019

AAMC selects Rafi Ahmed for Distinguished Research Award in the Biomedical Sciences

Aug. 20, 2019

Emory orthopaedics faculty publish 'how-to' guide for spine surgery

Aug. 20, 2019

NINDS supports hypersomnia clinical research at Emory

Aug. 15, 2019

Emory's tobacco-free policy prohibits vaping; help available to quit smoking

Aug. 13, 2019

NIAID-funded study will test seasonal flu vaccines with two experimental adjuvants

Aug. 8, 2019

Bradley named Executive Vice Chairman of Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology

Aug. 7, 2019

Emory Women's Sports & Wellness Conference features health experts, new technologies and treatments

Aug. 6, 2019

Protection from mosquitoes key to avoid West Nile virus

Aug. 5, 2019

Five years later, Ebola patients return to Emory

Aug. 2, 2019

Emory reaffirms commitment to infectious disease prevention, care

Aug. 2, 2019

Emory University Hospital ranked No.1, Emory Saint Joseph's ranked No. 2 in Georgia by U.S. News & World Report

July 30, 2019

Emory and Ebola: A Timeline

July 26, 2019

Emory Healthcare expands primary care footprint with One Medical partnership

July 25, 2019

Injury Prevention Research Center awarded $4.2 million by CDC

July 24, 2019

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation selects infectious diseases researcher for Clinical Scientist Development Award

July 24, 2019

Emory Global Health Institute announces new Global Health Council to engage Atlanta community

July 23, 2019

JScreen launches BRCA screening study for Ashkenazi Jews in metro Atlanta

July 22, 2019

Emory Healthcare recognized as emerging champion for School at Work program for frontline health care employees

July 19, 2019

Routine blood test could lead to earlier diabetes diagnosis

July 19, 2019

Targeting old bottleneck reveals new anticancer drug strategy

July 19, 2019

3q29 deletion survey: distinct social profile, high ASD risk

July 18, 2019

Emory receives $3.75 million training grant focused on improving geriatric care

July 16, 2019

Winship Cancer Institute awarded prestigious Lung Cancer SPORE grant

July 10, 2019

Genetic variation linked to cognitive differences after radiation for pediatric medulloblastoma

July 9, 2019

NIH awards Emory research team $3.2 million to study eye disease in Ebola survivors

July 9, 2019

Emory doctor awarded 2019 Lupus Insight Prize

July 2, 2019

Could improving nursing resources reduce hospital-acquired infections?

July 2, 2019

Glowing brain cells illuminate stroke recovery research

July 1, 2019

B cells off the rails early in lupus

July 1, 2019

Scissors get stuck -- another way bacteria use CRISPR/Cas9

July 1, 2019

Reducing opioids in tandem with education could lower addiction rates among post-operative patients

July 1, 2019

Artificially intelligent neural interfaces: DARPA funds Emory/GT/Northwestern research

July 1, 2019

Miller receives highest physician honor from Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

July 1, 2019

$21.9 million gene modulation research effort targets influenza pandemics

June 28, 2019

Study detects residue of pesticides, antibiotics, and more growth hormone in conventional compared to organic milk

June 26, 2019

Scientists track brain tumor turncoats with advanced imaging

June 24, 2019

Sandra Garraway appointed to provide scientific leadership at Emory core facility

June 24, 2019

Emory physicians represent 55 percent of doctors named in 2019 'Top Doctors' list

June 20, 2019

New CEO named for Emory University Hospital, Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and EUH at Wesley Woods

June 19, 2019

Emory employees walk more than 2 billion steps for 2019 Move More Challenge

June 18, 2019

How customized antibiotic combinations could defeat 'superbugs'

June 17, 2019

Anti-inflammation approach shows promise for preventing cancer metastasis

June 17, 2019

The whisper of schizophrenia: Machine learning finds 'sound' words predict psychosis

June 14, 2019

Emory welcomes new director of heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and ECMO

June 13, 2019

Water filters, efficient cookstoves improve health in vulnerable Rwandan populations

June 11, 2019

'Operation: Eat Right' employee nutrition challenge returns

June 11, 2019

Pneumonia mapped in largest genomic survey of any disease-causing bacterium

June 10, 2019

Emory appoints Allen D. Beck as Chair of Ophthalmology, Director of Emory Eye Center

June 6, 2019

Emory University receives historic $180 million research grant funding innovative efforts to prevent child mortality in developing countries

June 6, 2019

Emory hosts national conference on LGBTQ health

June 4, 2019

High LDL linked to early-onset Alzheimer's

May 28, 2019

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program celebrates expansion, doubling the number of veterans treated

May 21, 2019

Health Care Heroes Awards honor physicians, nurses, innovators

May 17, 2019

Mapped: The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2019

May 14, 2019

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Run for Mercy 5K raises more than $73,000 for patients

May 7, 2019

Falcons name Kyle Hammond, MD as head team physician

May 7, 2019

Chronic malaria shows distinctive host-parasite interactions and metabolic responses

May 7, 2019

Emory Rehabilitation Hospital awarded for clinical excellence and patient outcomes

May 7, 2019

Season wrap-up of 'Your Fantastic Mind' covers stroke and epilepsy

May 6, 2019

Remembrance ceremony honors Emory nurse who served in World War I

May 3, 2019

Consulting club gives students rapid intro to biotech business

May 3, 2019

Two Emory hospitals named to Becker's Healthcare "100 great hospitals in America" list

May 1, 2019

NIH selects biomedical engineer/hematologist for Emerging Investigator Award and $5 million grant

May 1, 2019

Emory transplant recipient raises funds to support organ donation

April 30, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' delves into sleep apnea, unexpected stroke and Alzheimer's

April 15, 2019

Bruner recognized with 'Outstanding Alumni' award by Penn Nursing

April 8, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' explores deep brain stimulation, OCD and aneurysms

April 8, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' returns to explore how migraines differ from headaches

April 1, 2019

The importance of puberty: A call for better research models

March 26, 2019

Registration opens for 2019 Move More Challenge

March 12, 2019

Emory radiologist looks into freezing 'hunger nerve' as weight loss solution

Feb. 18, 2019

Rollins Foundation gift to Emory advances public health

Feb. 13, 2019

Emory offers new Diabetes Prevention Program for employees

Feb. 12, 2019

Rare sleep disorder brings Icelandic man to Emory

Feb. 11, 2019

Former NFL player works through cognitive rehabilitation at Emory

Jan. 27, 2019

Frontiers of the brain: Emory and GPB explore the mind's mysteries

Jan. 27, 2019

NBA Hall of Famer tours Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit

Jan. 24, 2019

Reporter's mystery illness leads to a challenging diagnosis

Jan. 21, 2019

Biologist recognized for commitment to mentoring

Jan. 14, 2019

Emory's experts line up for game day

Jan. 14, 2019

Restoring vision and hope to refugees

Jan. 14, 2019

Pharmacology department name to include Chemical Biology

Jan. 4, 2019

Chemical catalyst turns 'trash' to 'treasure'

Dec. 21, 2018

Power and precision: Emory Proton Therapy Center officially opens

Dec. 5, 2018

The flu is coming: Are we ready for the next pandemic?

Dec. 4, 2018