Vol. 3, No. 4 (Winter 2001)

MOMENTUM, Winter 2001


From the Director



      Last Word

Connecting the dots
Through several strategic partnerships, Emory is connecting the dots in e-health and giving shape to a whole new universe of health care capabilities in Atlanta and beyond.

The doctor is always in
Born in response to increasing demands on physicians' time in the office, the inpatient physician or "hospitalist" may help ease the community physician's dilemma of how to be in two places at one time.

Governmental regulation of research:
The good, the bad, and the ugly

Robert Rich, executive associate dean for research in the School of Medicine, wants to change or eliminate regulations that increase costs or impede research progress without a commensurate increase in intended protection.

Moving Forward
·Public health marks 25/10
·Scientists take a new look at Down's syndrome
·Patients tell pros and cons of Emory experience
·Fountain of youthful worms
·Personal trainer for the heart
·Helping seniors handle depression
·Granddaddy's buffing up
·Big-time success for biotech start-up
·Intestinal fortitude
·Stepping up the fight against cancer
·Minority postdocs get research support
·EHCA seeks new hospital in north Fulton county
·Health centers closing
·FY2000: a time of change



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

Executive Editor: Jon Saxton

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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