Leadership, Administration and Staff

The Department of Medicine at Emory University is the largest department within the Emory School of Medicine and is led by Chairman David S. Stephens, MD.

There is a large group of administrators and other staff to support the faculty in their research, education and clinical care endeavors. Please reach out to any of the following people in the area you need assistance.

Department of Medicine Leadership Team

The Emory University Department of Medicine leadership team is composed of leaders from across Woodruff Health Sciences Center and affiliates including the Emory Hospitals, Emory Clinic, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Grady Memorial Hospital.  


Chief Residents

2015-2016 Chief Residents
  • Emory University Hospital - Geoff Southmayd404-727-2993
  • Emory University Hospital Midtown - Joe Knapper, MD, 404-686-3260
  • Grady Memorial Hospital -  Lucas Golub404-251-8779
  • Grady Memorial Hospital - Jen Spicer404-251-8780
  • Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Andrew Ip404-235-3000
  • Ambulatory Chief Resident - Paul McClung, MD, 404-778-1517

Clinical Administration

Faculty Development


Grady Affairs

  • Chief of Medicine Service and Vice Chair: Jeffrey Lennox, MD 404-251-8782
  • Assistant to Chief of Service: Michael Roe, 404-251-8784
  • Administrator - Grady Operations and Education: Steven Doney, 404-251-8783

Hospital Service Chiefs

Human Resources

  • Human Resources Specialist  - Jo Crawford, 404-727-5145

Information Technology

IT support team

  • Manager, Information Technology: Sonja Westbrook, 404-712-1423
  • Manager, SOM IT - Grady: Nina Lewis, 404-712-1443
  • Senior Desktop Consultant: Morris Royal, 404-712-1443
  • Senior Desktop Consultant: Stan Watts, 404-712-1443
  • Senior Desktop Consultant: Adam Woodburn, 404-712-1443
  • Senior Desktop Consultant - Grady: John Scott, 404-712-1443

Get IT help or view members of the Department of Medicine's IT Committees.

Medical Education and Residency Programs

  • Vice Chair: Wendy Armstrong, 404-778-1613
  • Residency Program Director: Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD,
  • Assistant Director, Programs: Meghan Lane, 404-251-8778 
  • Program Coordinator - Events: Thedis Carries, 404-251-8789
  • Program Coordinator - Recruitment and Med/Psych
    Danielle Terrell, 404-251-8788
  • Program Coordinator - HR and Verifications: Gwen President,
  • Program Coordinator - Primary Care/Ambulatory Block Coordinator: Shylika Glickman, 404-251-8791
  • Information Analyst: Chris Alspaugh, 404-251-8795
  • Transitional Year Residency/Assistant to Vice Chair:
    LaToya Geter-Carter, 404-251-8866
  • Medical Clerkship - Program Coordinator: Pam Cohen,

Operations Administration

Quality Improvement

Research Administration Service (RAS)

Emory's Research Administration Service is led by Nancy Jenkins.

Full RAS staff listing.

Research Leadership