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Emory triplet medicine graduates

These triplets just graduated from Emory’s School of Medicine—joining their family’s long line of doctors

In May, Emory University graduated some 140 students from its School of Medicine. Eight of them matched into orthopaedic surgery. Three of them are triplets. Another generation in a long line of family doctors, meet Lauren, Stephanie, and Allison Boden—the daughers of Dr. Mary Caufield and Dr. Scott Boden.

Doctor Detective: How Atlanta’s Dr. Clyde Partin unravels puzzling medical mysteries

Emory Clinic’s Special Diagnostic Services is a place for doctors to refer adult patients with perplexing symptoms—some who have gone years with undiagnosed diseases. Meet Dr. W. Clyde Partin Jr., the director of Emory Clinic’s Special Diagnostic Services, who seems like a kinder, gentler version of television's Dr. Gregory House.
Paul Root Wolpe

Emory Center for Ethics director faces some of the most complex—and controversial—issues in medicine

As the stuff of science fiction becomes a reality, “there are all kinds of questions that are coming up,” Paul Root Wolpe says. Bioethicists are here to “think through those questions in an informed, logical way.”

A Ministry of Health: Dr. Charles Moore is on a quest to close Atlanta’s health gaps

Like so many patients who find their way to the HEALing Community Center in Southwest Atlanta, Robin Swinks came with a sense of desperation. She needed a doctor who would listen to her story—someone to help her forge a way through the healthcare labyrinth. So on a Wednesday evening, she sat on an exam table while clinic founder Dr. Charles Moore gently felt her nose and peered inside her nostrils.

Cancer study ready to launch

Helping cancer research is about a lot more than donating money. The Atlanta-based American Cancer Society is in the final stages of the enrollment drive for its third Cancer Prevention Study, CPS-3. The call is out for up to 5,000 metro area men and women 30-65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer. The purpose of the study is to better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that affect a person's risk of developing or dying of cancer.

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