Medicine Notable Achievements

Emory University Department of Medicine researchers are highly recognized nationally, regionally and locally for their achievements. Below are some recent research notable awards.

We are proud of our researchers and their numerous accomplishments!  

Below are some recent research notable awards:

Millipub Club

The Millipub Club was formed in 2009 by the Emory University School of Medicine and recognizes Emory University faculty who have published papers that have been cited at least 1,000 times in literature. 

Congratulations to the following Department of Medicine faculty members who have been inducted into the Millipub Club!

  • Cardiology
    John Merlino, Peter Wilson 
  • Digestive Diseases
    Mark Czaja
  • Infectious Diseases
    Carlos del Rio, Scott Fridkin, Susan Ray 
  • Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    Jonathan Sevransky 
  • Renal Medicine
    James Bailey
  • General Medicine & Geriatrics
    Neil Shulman 

Emory 1% Club

Emory 1%

The Emory 1% recognizes Emory faculty who have had a grant application scored in the top one percentile or better during the last six years. Inductees from the Department of Medicine include:

Emory 1%

FAME Grant Awardees

The Fostering the Academic Mission of in the Emory Department of Medicine (FAME) Grant Program provides support for faculty to dedicate up to 20% of their professional time to activities such as research, education, quality improvement projects and mentoring. 

Congratulations to the 2018 awardees!

Matthew Dudgeon (Hospital Medicine) 
Zanthia Wiley (Infectious Diseases)
Ali Zarrabi (Hospital Medicine)

Seed Grant Awardees

Past Seed Grant winners


  • David Neujahr, Pulmonary
    “A Preclinical Study to Test the Feasibility of Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Decrease Alloimmune Responses in Lung Transplant Recipients”


  • Nawazish Naqvi, Cardiology
    In Vivo Manipulation of Cardiac Stem Cells Number for Cardiomyogenesis”


  • Xiaonan Wang, Renal Medicine
    "Muscle Atrophy and MircoRNA-29 in Uremic Animals"


  • David Weiss, Infectious Diseases
    “Suppression of host defenses by Francisella tularensis”


  • Sergey Dikalov, Cardiology
    “Molecular mechanisms of angiotensin II-mediated mitochondrial dysfunction”
  • Aloke Finn, Cardiology
    “Differential Healing Response in Sirolimus Eluting and Bare Metal Stents with Oral PPAR Agonists: the Potential Impact of Drug-Drug Interactions in Patients with Diabetes Undergoing Revascularization with Drug Eluting Stents”


  • Greg Martin, Pulmonary
    “Mechanisms and efficacy of albumin vs starch in ALI”
  • Jan Klapproth, Digestive Diseases
    "Invasive E coli in Inflammatory Bowel Disease"

Faculty Award Winners

Emory University Department of Medicine annually awards faculty for their achievement in research, education and clinical care.  

Each June the Department hosts a Celebratory Grand Rounds to congratulate these outstanding faculty members.

View all Department of Medicine faculty award winners!

Research Day Oral and Poster Winners

The Emory Department of Medicine Office of Research hosts a Research Day each fall to showcase the outstanding work of the Department's researchers, provide opportunities for collaboration and facilitate scientific exchange.

Learn more about the past Research Day award winners, view programs, abstract books and photos on the Research Day web page