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J. William Eley, M.D., M.P.H.

Executive Associate Dean
Medical Education and Student Affairs, Graduate Medical Education, and Continuing Medical Education

Email: jeley@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. Bill Eley is a native of Georgia who received an undergraduate degree in chemistry, an MD, and an MPH degree, all from Emory University. After completing his Internal Medicine and Oncology training, he accepted a position in the Department of Epidemiology at the newly formed Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in 1989. His research interests have focused on differences in survival between African-American and Caucasian women diagnosed with breast cancer, approaching this problem via population-based studies. He continues to practice oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and at Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Eley taught medical students clinical epidemiology from 1989 until 2007. His service on the School of Medicine Admission Committee led to his appointment as Associate Dean and Director of Admissions in 2000.  In 2004 he was appointed Executive Associate Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs, and in 2013 was additionally named Executive Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education at the Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Eley serves on the Council of Chairs and is Chair of the School of Medicine's Executive Curriculum Committee.  He serves on the University's Campus Development Committee and the Faculty Sustainability Committee. He previously served as the Chair of the American Cancer Society's Council for Extramural Grants.