Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring 1999)

MOMENTUM, Spring 1999


From the Director



      Last Word

Emory and Columbia/HCA Open New Doors
A new partnership promises to unlock many clinical, research, and teaching opportunities.
  EHCA at a Glance
  Map of Emory and Columbia/HCA

Q and A with Columbia/HCA
Partnership President Thomas Gilbert explains why Columbia/HCA teamed with Emory and what he expects to happen next.

Emory's Newest Chessman
Emory Healthcare President John Fox oversees Emory's rapidly expanding clinical enterprise.

Global Attack on AIDS
The Center for AIDS Research wants scientists, clinicians, and behavioralists to work together to find the answers to AIDS.

Taking Stock
Despite the threats of external forces, academic health sciences centers are master of their own destiny, says Michael Johns.

Moving Forward
Crawford Long Revamp; New Rankings; Noise Busters; Cure for Sickle Cell?

On Point: Drug Trials. Who Needs Them?
It's not too late to move clinical drug trials back to academia from community sites.



Editorial Chairman; Director, Woodruff Health Sciences Center: Michael M. E. Johns

Executive Editor: Jon Saxon

Editor: Marlene Goldman

MOMENTUM is a publication for faculty and staff of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center and its teaching, research, and clinical components. MOMENTUM chronicles, analyzes, and discusses the innovative programs and processes the center is undertaking to meet unprecedented changes in health care. Produced by the Health Sciences Publications Office in conjunction with the Emory University Publications Office.


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