Prevention Epicenter of Emory and Atlanta Consortium Hospitals (PEACH)

The Prevention Epicenter of Emory and Atlanta Consortium Hospitals, or PEACH, is a collaboration among:

The project is funded by and in collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Goals

The goal of PEACH is to develop innovative prevention approaches in healthcare epidemiology.  Our current projects focus on new strategies to better protect the health and safety of patients and healthcare providers during the delivery of care, especially from high risk and common bacteria and viruses.  

CDC Prevention Epicenters Program

PEACH is one of 11 Prevention Epicenters funded by the CDC, a unique research program in which CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) collaborates with academic investigators to conduct innovative infection control and prevention research.

Peach Partner Institutions

Emory ARC Emory Nursing
GA State GA Tech

Learn more about the Research Grant funding PEACH in the article "CDC awards Emory $2.2 million to prevent spread of infectious diseases."