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2016 News Reports

December

Douglas Murphy Performs 2000th Cardiac Robotic Procedure

Emory Vascular Surgery and Vein Center Opens at Johns Creek

November

Novel Improvement Project: EHC Teams Monitor EHC Patients from Sydney, Australia

Sheryl Gabram Continues Working Toward Resolving Breast Cancer Disparities in Atlanta

Residents Receive 2017 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards

October

Theresa Gillespie an Investigator on Synergy and NCI-CGH Awards Teams

Hakob Davtyan Initiates CT Surgery at St. Francis Hospital

Bryan Morse Urges Redefinition of the Cardiac Box

Seth Rosen Chairs Emory Healthcare's Robotic Institute Committee

September

Lily Yang Co-PI on Grant to Develop New System for Breast Tumor Removal

Tom Pearson Emory-PI of Study of FDA-Approved Drug in HIV Positive Patients Receiving Kidney Transplants

Shelly Abramowicz and Justine Moe Receive 1st Place Poster Award at AAOMS Meeting

Felix Fernandez Appointed to Research Institute's Advisory Panel

Robert Smith Named First Recipient of Georgia Vascular Society Lifetime Achievement Award

August

Shipra Arya GEMSSTAR Grant and PDP Takes Closer Look at Frail Patients

Joining Forces: The New Division of Colorectal Surgery

FDA Approves SAPIEN 3 Valve for Patients at Intermediate-Risk

No Hitches: Emory's First Telemedicine Visit

Emory Apps Now Available on Mobile App Catalog

July

Mandy Ford Receives Renewal of R01 to Increase Understanding of Transplantation Intolerance

Coulter Foundation Funds MitraPlug

Twenty-Two Emory Surgery Faculty Named to Atlanta's Top Doctors

URC-ACTSI Award to be First in Series for Virginia Shaffer

Patrick Sullivan Mentee Receives ASCRS Grant

2016-2017 Residency/Fellowship Transitions

June

New Center Will Give Students and Other Citizens Ability to Impact Health and Disparities in Their Communities

Notable Faculty and Staff Contributions to Successive Quality Conferences

PSM Study at Grady Finds Common Factors in Breast Cancer Patients Needing Postoperative Therapy

Kamal Mansour, 1929-2016

Transplant Fellow Receives Prestigious Award

Physicians Report Satisfaction with iChoose Kidney App Improving Transplant Decision Making

May

Emory Endosurgery Fellow Takes MIS Training to Haiti

Michael Halkos Receives Funding as AATS Graham Surgical Investigator to Evaluate HCR

Emory First in Georgia to Offer Less Invasive TCAR Procedure for Carotid Stenosis

Database Linkage Finds Greater Survival Rates After Lung Cancer Surgery for Older Adults

April

Commission on Cancer Accredits Emory Integrated Cancer Network

One-Year Results of Emory-Led TAVR Study Confirm Efficacy

Robert Guyton Receives Distinguished Service Award

Rachel Patzer Research Update: RaDIANT Study Expansion & Video Outreach

Shipra Arya Receives Leadership Training Grant

March

Emory Surgery Places in Top 10 for 2015 NIH Funding

Foad Nahai Named Jurkiewicz Chair

Emory Endosurgery Fellowship Reaccredited

Final Report: 2016 Annual William C. Wood Research Symposium

SC2i Cited as Model of PMI at White House

Mehul Raval Mentees to Present at PAPS

February

Redefinitions of Sepsis and Septic Shock Aim to Increase Early Detection

Residents Cecilia Ethun, Lauren Postlewait and Kim Ramonell Receive Travel Awards

New Leadership and SSO Reapproval of the Breast Oncology Fellowship

January

Belatacept Provides Better Kidney Transplant Survival Rates Than Current Standard of Care

Lily Yang Nano-Research Group Receives R01 to Develop Precision Infiltration of Peritoneal Tumors

William Jordan Begins Tenure as Vascular Surgery Chief

Screening for Prostate Cancer in Kidney Transplant Candidates may be Detrimental

Stage Increase in Lung Cancer More Frequent After Open vs Closed Thoracic Surgery

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