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Theresa Gillespie Named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
Theresa W. Gillespie, PhD, MA, BSN, professor in the departments of surgery and hematology and oncology at Emory University, was one of eleven Emory nurses inducted as 2019 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The Academy is composed of more than 2,000 of the nation's most accomplished nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy, and research, and selection for fellowship is one of nursing's highest professional honors.
Emory Physicians Represent 55 Percent of Doctors Named in 2019 "Top Doctors" List
This year, 469 Emory physicians made Atlanta magazine's "Top Doctors" list out of 860 doctors named in the publication. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. compiles the annual list, and uses a survey, research, screening, and selection process involving hundreds of thousands of physicians, along with academic medical centers, specialty hospitals, and community hospitals across the nation to nominate top doctors.
Raymond Lynch Takes First Steps Towards Building National Liver Disease Patient Registry with CTSA Grant
The Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance has awarded Raymond Lynch, MD, a pilot grant to fund the formation of a Georgia-based liver disease patient registry culled from the liver transplant programs at Emory University and Piedmont hospitals, the only adult transplant programs in the state. Dr. Lynch hopes this effort will gradually develop into a multistate coalition with the means to create a nationally-representative atlas of liver disease burden and waitlist access of unprecedented range and detail, providing data that could better inform the creation of equitable liver allocation policies for all social and geographic groups.
Steven Roser Receives SOM Nexus Award for Global Health Working Group
Steven Roser, DMD, MD, will apply the I³ Nexus Award to launching activities of the Emory Global Perioperative Health Working Group, which plans to create Emory's first coordinated, comprehensive, and organized effort to address gaps in perioperative care and emergency services in low and middle income countries (LMICs), with an emphasis on training, education, and research.
Emory Clinic Vascular Surgery Wins 3 Star SVS-VQI Award
The 3 Star Certificate represents the highest level of recognition for active participants in the Vascular Quality Initiative and its mission to increase the quality, safety, and effectiveness of vascular health care while lowering costs.