Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)


"The Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) will harness the tremendous and diverse scientific, technological and clinical strengths of these partner institutions. The institute will function as a citywide magnet for clinical and translational research using discovery, training and community engagement to improve the healthcare of the Atlanta community."

David S. Stephens, MD
Vice President for Research
Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University

Feature Articles

"Matchmaking patients with studies," Emory Health, Spring 2010

"The Global Nurse," Emory Nursing, Spring 2008

"Nurses on the Front Line" (PDF), Emory Health Sciences, Winter 2007/2008

"Making Childbirth Safer in the Developing World" (PDF), Emory Nursing, Fall 2007

Transforming a Nation's Nursing Workforce" (PDF), Emory Nursing, Fall 2007

Related Resources

NIH CTSA Information

Primary Investigators, ACTSI

  • David S. Stephens, MD - Principal Investigator
    Bio & Photo | Profile | Audio Clip (MP3, 946 K)
  • Elizabeth Ofili, MD - Senior Co-principal Investigator
    Bio & Photo
  • Jeff M. Sands, MD - Senior Co-principal Investigator, Director, Pilot Programs
    Bio & Photo
  • Arlene B. Chapman, MD - Co-principal Investigator, Director, Clinical Research Network
    Bio & Photo
  • Sandra Harris-Hooker, PhD
    Bio & Photo
  • Barbara D. Boyan, PhD
    Bio & Photo
  • Barbara J. Stoll, MD - Co-principal Investigator, Program Director for Pediatrics
    Bio & Photo

ACTSI Partners & Collaborators

ACTSI Programs

Links - Primary Institutions

Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Emory University School of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine

Georgia Institute of Technology

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Links - Additional Collaborators

Georgia Research Alliance

Georgia Bio

Kaiser Permanente of Georgia

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Grady Memorial Hospital and Health Center

Links - Other

National Institutes of Health

NIH CTSA Consortium

Clinical and Translational Science Awards

Woodruff Health Sciences Center


To contact ACTSI media relations:

Holly Korschun
Director, Research Communications
404-727-3990 Office
404-686-5500 Pager (ID 14501)
404-227-1243 Mobile

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