Leadership, Administration and Staff

The Emory University Department of Medicine is the largest department within the Emory School of Medicine and is led by chair 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.  


Associate Vice Chairs

Chief Residents

2018 - 2019 Chief Residents
  • Emory University Hospital: 404-727-2993
  • Emory University Hospital Midtown: 404-686-3260
  • Grady Memorial Hospital: 404-251-8779 and 404-251-8780
  • Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center: 404-235-3000
  • Ambulatory Chief Resident: 404-251-8734

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 Administrator - Aaron Lee, 404-727-7064
  • Human Resources Operations Lead - Renee Hawes, 404-727-5184
  • Human Resources Operations Support SpecialistTomeika Forde, 404-727-5145 

Information Technology

IT support team
  • 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.

Marketing & Communications

  • Senior Marketing Manager - Lauren Powers, 404-727-0995
  • Communications Specialist - Jill Wu, 404-727-7009

Medical Education and Residency Programs

  • Vice Chair - Wendy Armstrong, 404-778-1613
  • Residency Program Director - Karen Lawkllaw@emory.edu
  • 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 - Kymberly McMillan, 404-251-8796
  • Medical Clerkship - Program Coordinator: Mary Pierre, 

Operations Administration

Quality Improvement

Research Administration Service (RAS)

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

Full RAS staff listing

Research Leadership & Administration