Department of Medicine

Keynote Speaker Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd is a leading international expert in weather and climate and is the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Georgia.  Dr. Shepherd was the 2013 President of American Meteorological Society (AMS), the nation’s largest and oldest professional/science society in the atmospheric and related sciences. Dr. Shepherd serves as Director of the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Atmospheric Sciences Program and Full Professor in the Department of Geography where he was a previous Associate Department Head. Dr. Shepherd also holds a joint appointment in the College of Engineering and is the Associate Director for Climate and Outreach in its Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems (IRIS). 

James Marshall Shepherd

Call for Abstracts

All members of the Department of Medicine community are invited to submit an abstract by Wednesday, March 15, at 11:59 p.m. There is a limit of two abstracts per presenting author. No late submissions will be accepted.

Outstanding Scientific Citation RYSE Award

Nominations are now requested for the Outstanding Scientific Citation RYSE Award. This award will support and recognize rising URiM researchers producing outstanding research publications in all research areas, including basic, clinical, public health, health services, and health equity. Awardees will present at Health Equity Day. The deadline to submit award nominations is Wednesday, March 15, by 11:59 p.m. 

Take a look back at Health Equity Day 2022

More than 230 members of the DOM and Emory community attended to share compelling new findings, facilitate scientific exchange, and identify opportunities for collaboration. A total of 116 members of the Emory community submitted abstracts for consideration.