Emory Medicine Magazine The Making of a Tactical Physican Recalibrate

Jeremy Ackerman is an associate professor of emergency medicine, who works three or four shifts a week in the Grady Memorial Hospital Emergency Care Center in downtown Atlanta. He’s also a tactical physician, a sworn police officer who deploys with a SWAT team and has received a medal of honor for taking part in an operation.

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named six Emory faculty members as 2022 Fellows because of their efforts toward advancing science applications.

Carlos del Rio, an internationally known clinician and epidemiologist, has been named interim dean for Emory School of Medicine. He will begin his appointment on March 1.

An Emory University study shows levodopa, a drug that increases dopamine in the brain, has potential to reverse the effects of inflammation on brain reward circuitry, ultimately improving symptons of depression.

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