2021 News Reports

October

Ravi Rajani named Assistant Dean for Education, Emory at Grady

Brad Leshnower will apply NIH/NHLBI grant to develop predictive model for UTABD treatment strategy

September

Uncovering why many veterans with PAD in the South experience amputations

R. Anthony Meena receives second GVS Robert B. Smith, III, MD, Resident Award

Emory Transplant Center's aim of improving immunosuppressive strategies for kidney transplant moves forward with multiple clinical trials

Onkhar Khullar and Manu Sancheti perform Georgia’s first robotic-assisted tracheobronchoplasty

August

Marty Sellers named medical advisor-elect to the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

Sharon Muret-Wagstaff named to Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Deena Chihade places 2nd in Southern Region Burn Conference abstract competition

Keneeshia Williams' drive to educate: ACS CASEL program, TEDx presenter

Kirsten Baecher selected for the SESC Gold Medal Resident Paper Award

July

Twenty-nine Emory Surgery Faculty Named to Atlanta Magazine's 2021 Top Doctors

Maggie Diller receives first Department of Surgery Pilot Research Award

Robotic surgery debuts at the Atlanta VA Healthcare System

Caroline Medin and Jessica Keilson receive prestigious support for their research sabbaticals

June

Nader Massarweh named new Chief of Surgery at the Atlanta VA

Craig Coopersmith named a finalist for 2021 Health Care Heroes award

HSR Center's Katie Ross-Driscoll and Megan Urbanski receive Georgia CTSA grants

May

ASTS Foundation awards Wairimu Magua her first grant

Aileen Johnson wins Grady Resident Research Day Poster Competition

April

Michael Turgeon presents 20-institution study at ASA Annual Meeting

Constance Shreckengost awarded VECD Fellowship

Abe Matar and David Faber's abstracts recognized and selected for the 2021 American Transplant Congress

March

New robot at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital to help diagnose and treat lung cancers earlier

Randi Smith and Deepika Koganti partner on two trauma-related grants

Two Emory surgical centers named in Newsweek's list of America's Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2021

Emory Johns Creek Hospital adds new surgical robot for minimally invasive surgery

Charles Frank joins BARDA to support sepsis research

February

Gary Bouloux to lead multi-center study of metal hypersensitivity following TMJR

SORG Grant funds Dina Amin's work on orbital trauma and reconstruction

Lily Yang receives R01 to develop nanoparticle-driven immunotherapy (study description in NIH RePORTER)

January

Toncred Styblo named an Unsung Heroine

Update on the Emory Transplant Center's RaDIANT Study to improve access to kidney transplants

Chris Dente recognized with Emory at Grady Innovation Award

WISER Podcast garners Women of Excellence Award

9th Annual Diversity Celebration sustains the legacy of welcoming all

Bariatric Midtown team wins GA Hospital Association 2021 Patient Safety & Quality Award

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital receives highest recognition from AHA and The Mitral Foundation for mitral valve repair excellence

Remembering George Skardasis