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Institute of Medicine Elects Emory Transplant, Vaccine Leaders

10/20/2014

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has elected Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Emory Vaccine Center; and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta and Christian P. Larsen, M.D., D.Phil., Dean, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, to its new class of 70 leading health scientists and 10 foreign associates.

Dr. Rafi Ahmed is director of the Emory Vaccine Center, a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, a scientist at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, and Charles Howard Candler Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Chris Larsen is dean of Emory University School of Medicine, vice president for Health Center Integration for Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emory Clinic, and Emory Healthcare Physician Group President. He is a professor of surgery in Emory University School of Medicine and an affiliate scientist at Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

Click here to read the full IOM announcement.

Click here to read the full report in the Emory News Center.