About the Health Sciences Center

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Education, Discovery and Health Care

Named for the legendary leader of the Coca-Cola Company, the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University was founded in 1966. Its mission is to serve humanity by improving integration of education, discovery, and health care. Read history >>

Jonathan S. Lewin

Jonathan Lewin

Meet Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, Emory University Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and CEO of Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center. Biography >>

Comprehensive Figures

Comprehensive Figures

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center has $4.2 billion in operating expenditures, 29,874 employees (including 3,277 faculty), 1,360 affiliated faculty, 5,700 students and trainees, and an $8.2 billion economic impact on metro Atlanta. Statistics >>

Robert W. Woodruff

Robert W. Woodruff

The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, like Emory University and the city of Atlanta, owes much to the man for whom the center is named. About R.W. Woodruff >>

Components

Center Components

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center includes three schools, a national primate research center, a cancer institute, a global health institute, and the most comprehensive health care system in the state. Components >>

WHSC Strategic Plan

WHSC Strategic Plan

In 2018, WHSC launched a transformative plan for how our work can serve humanity through education, discovery, and care. WHSC Strategic Plan >>