The HSR center supports health services research studies that aim to enhance, improve, and revise healthcare systems so that they can perform at the highest quality, value, and deliver the best patient outcomes. It aims to not only have an impact on Emory University and Emory Healthcare's missions, but also create a paradigm for clinical/research institutions nationwide.

Emory HSR Spotlight

E. Camille Vaughan, MD, MS

Dr. Vaughan is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine & Geriatrics. She directs the Continence Clinic at the Emory Clinic at Wesley Woods and serves as assistant director of the Bronze Continence Clinic at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.

Dr. Vaughan's research focus is to improve the management of lower urinary tract symptoms in older adults, particularly those with Parkinson's disease. She also seeks to understand cognitive factors that may influence the ability of adults with Parkinson's disease to learn and apply exercise-based strategies to ameliorate their symptoms.

Dr. Vaughan's Center for Health in Aging profile


HSR-Related News

DeKalb Medical has officially became a part of the Emory Healthcare system, advancing patient care in the metro Atlanta community and beyond.

For the eighth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and metro Atlanta in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Guide.

As the Democratic presidential candidates continue to debate and campaign for their party’s 2020 nomination, the latest poll finds health care tops the list of issues that Democrats want the candidates to discuss.

On December 14, 2018, a federal trial court judge ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate is unconstitutional and that the entire law should be struck down as a result.

Recent Emory HSR Publications

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Rachel Patzer, PhD
Director, Emory Health Services Research Center

Larissa Teunis, MPA
Program Manager, Emory Health Services Research Center

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Health Services Research Center
Emory University School of Medicine
101 Woodruff Circle, 5034 WMB
Mailstop 1930 / 001 / AD
Atlanta, GA 30322