Health Sciences News

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Paying Tribute to Dr. Charles R. Hatcher, Jr.

On the afternoon of June 28, 2022, the lobby of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center became a gathering spot for the past, present and future of health care. A memorial service for Charles R. Hatcher, Jr., former vice president for Emory’s Health Affairs and director of the WHSC, brought together a Who’s Who of medicine in Georgia. Read More >>

Jonathan S. Lewin to step down as Emory University executive vice president for health affairs, Woodruff Health Sciences Center executive director and Emory Healthcare CEO

Since 2016, Dr. Lewin has led record-breaking growth in clinical volumes, research funding, and patient quality outcomes for the Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University and Emory Healthcare. He will become a member of the Emory faculty after a new executive vice president for health affairs joins the university. Read More >>
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Emory receives $100 million gift in support of students and faculty from Rollins Foundation to advance public health

The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation has committed $100 million to Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. The transformative gift, which is the largest in the school’s history, will establish two endowed funds: the Rollins Fund for Faculty Excellence and the Rollins Fund for Student Success. Read More >>

Emory Match Day event

Emory medical students celebrate Match Day

On March 18, Emory medical students in the Class of 2022 and their families gathered, excited to find out where they would serve their residencies. Read More >>

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Four Emory Healthcare hospitals included in Newsweek's lists of World's Best Hospitals 2022

Four Emory Healthcare hospitals have been named top Georgia and U.S. hospitals, and one has been named a top global hospital, in Newsweek's lists of the World's Best Hospitals 2022. Read More >>