Research in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center is led by Vice President David S. Stephens, who oversees the WHSC research enterprise and leads planning activities that enhance research programs and collaborations throughout the WHSC and Emory University.
David S. Stephens, MD,
Vice President for Research
Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Research in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center is led by Vice President David S. Stephens, MD. Dr. Stephens and his staff focus on:
- Growth of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research throughout the WHSC and Emory University;
- Development of bold, innovative research initiatives;
- Enhancement of strategic themes within the WHSC, with the other units of the University, and among local, regional, national and international partners;
- International research collaborations and opportunities;
- Intellectual property and technology transfer;
- Infrastructure and systems support;
- Innovative research training and career development.
The WHSC research enterprise is guided by the Research Advisory Council, consisting of research leaders from the health sciences and other areas of Emory University.
The electronic Biomedical Interactive Resource Tool (eBIRT) is a web-based application for research resource discovery. For researchers, eBIRT serves as a "one-stop virtual shop" for research resources, such as laboratory services, equipment, software, consultation services, training opportunities, and more. For resource providers, such as service centers and cores, eBIRT offers a platform to advertise research-related services and products. More information is available at firstname.lastname@example.org and http://ebirt.emory.edu.
Research News spotlights the latest developments in health sciences research at Emory. The newsletter points to recent news releases, feature articles, posts in the Lab Land blog, and research-related web sites. An archive of past issues is available.
Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA)
CTSA unites the strengths of its academic partners, Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia (UGA). Georgia CTSA is one of 64 Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) at major academic medical centers across the country, funded by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Science, and is the only CTSA in Georgia. Georgia CTSA has improved health care and research for Georgia citizens through collaboration with the Grady Health System, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Georgia Research Alliance, Georgia Bio, and multiple community medical groups throughout the state.
The Emory Office of Research Administration, led by David Wynes, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, supports the research enterprise of the entire university. The research administration website includes an annual report, a newsletter and links to component offices.