Emory University

  • Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol speaks to Emory Nursing students.

    August 26, 2016 | Ebola survivor speaks at Emory nursing convocation

    Almost two years to the day she was released from Emory University Hospital, Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol returned to campus to thank the doctors and nurses who treated her so successfully.

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    August 25, 2016 | Missionary treated for Ebola to speak at Emory nursing school event

    Aid worker and Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol, who was treated for the virus at Emory University Hospital, will serve as the keynote speaker at Emory¿s nursing school convocation Friday.

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    March 16, 2016 | School of Nursing ranks 8th according to U.S. News and World Report

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    March 10, 2016 | School of Nursing Dean honored with Hatcher Award for Excellence in Public Health

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    February 29, 2016 | Traveling exhibit showcases postcards of nurses throughout the 20th century

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    February 19, 2016 | School of Nursing receives Future of Nursing Scholars grant to prepare PhD nurses

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    February 1, 2016 | Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, begins tenure at Emory

  • Researchers at Emory University received $572.4 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2015, a 9.69 percent increase over last fiscal year.

    September 23, 2015 | Emory receives record $572.4 million in external research funding for 2015

    Researchers at Emory University received $572.4 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2015, a 9.69 percent increase over last fiscal year. This marks the largest amount of research funding in Emory's history and is the sixth consecutive year that research funding has exceeded $500 million.

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    July 28, 2015 | Emory marks first anniversary of Ebola care

    As Kent Brantly slowly makes his way into Emory University Hospital on Aug. 2, 2014, amidst an avalanche of media coverage, he becomes the first person with Ebola virus disease treated in the United States -- propelling Emory into the international spotlight and beginning a journey of clinical care, research and education that continues to this day.

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    June 22, 2015 | "Team Ebola" nurse honored as AJC 2015 Celebrating Nurses awardee

    Jill Morgan, RN, BSN, an experienced critical care nurse at Emory University Hospital and a member of "Team Ebola" -- the care team for Emory's four patients diagnosed with Ebola virus disease -- has been named a top 10 nurse in the 2015 AJC's Celebrating Nurses Nursing Excellence Awards.

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    April 26, 2015 | 'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

    The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the DAISY Foundation will award "Team Ebola" of the Emory University Hospital Serious Communicable Disease Unit (SCDU) with the National Patient Safety Foundation's DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Members of "Team Ebola" will receive the award for their care of critically ill patients diagnosed with Ebola virus disease at the NPSF Patient Safety Congress, which takes place April 29-May 1 in Austin, Texas.

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    March 25, 2015 | Emory ranks first in the U.S. for students with NIH predoctoral fellowships

    A total of 50 Emory students currently hold a Kirchstein-NRSA predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health, ranking Emory first in the United States.

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    March 10, 2015 | Emory's graduate, professional schools ranked among nation's best

    Several of Emory University's graduate schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released today in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide.

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    March 3, 2015 | Emory's School of Nursing ranked in top 10 by U.S. News and World Report

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University ranked 10th among nursing schools in the "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide released today by U.S. News and World Report. This top ranking is the highest in the nursing school's history, and was based on new statistical and reputational data introduced for the first time this year by U.S. News.

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    February 4, 2015 | Emory after Ebola: Teachable moments

    When Emory students returned to campus in August for the start of the 2014-15 academic year, their arrival came only days after two historic departures: Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, the first patients with Ebola virus disease to be treated in the United States, had just been discharged from Emory University Hospital.

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    February 2, 2015 | Spring semester brings new programs, events across the university

    The nine schools that make up Emory University have extensive plans for the second semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Here's a roundup of what's new and noteworthy from each.

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    January 22, 2015 | Semester-long Ebola forum kicks off Jan. 26

    The Ebola Faculty and Community Forum -- a semester-long, multidisciplinary series backed by all nine schools that make up Emory -- begins Jan. 26 with a panel discussion of "Ebola: Past and Present in the U.S. and West Africa."

  • Emory SON Alums discuss treating Ebola patients

    December 12, 2014 | Emory School of Nursing alumni fight Ebola

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing alumni Crystal Johnson, RN, Laura Mitchell, RN, and Jason Slabach, RN, were among the medical team members treating Ebola patients at Emory University Hospital's Serious Communicable Disease Unit.

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    November 25, 2014 | When Emory went viral: Stories of Ebola

    Until early August 2014, cases of Ebola virus disease had not been seen or treated in the United States. All that changed when the first two American patients were brought for treatment to Emory University Hospital, where a special isolation unit (Serious Communicable Disease Unit) designed by Emory and CDC experts had been preparing for such a crisis for more than a decade.

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    October 2, 2014 | School of Nursing, Center for AIDS Research partner to address HIV in aging adults

    Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, the Emory Center for AIDS Research, the Atlanta Region Geriatric Education Center, and the Center for Neurocognitive Studies hosted a conference this week on HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis.

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    September 23, 2014 | School of Nursing appoints associate dean of community and clinical partnerships

    Susan Shapiro, RN, PhD, FAAN has been appointed associate dean for community and clinical partnerships at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University.

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    September 19, 2014 | John Worth appointed associate dean for finance and administration for Emory's School of Nursing

    John Worth, CPA, MBA, has been named associate dean of finance and administration at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, effective October 1.