Dr. Venkat Narayan Elected to the National Academy of Medicine Class of 2016

“Dr. Narayan continues to further enhance his leadership position as an internationally renowned diabetes researcher. Election to the National Academy of Medicine highlights individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of health, and he is most deserving of this distinguished honor.”

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Centre for the Control of Chronic Conditions

Four leading global research institutions - the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Emory University, the London School of Hygiene & tropical Medicine and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) - have joined forces to establish the Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, a new Centre headquartered at PHFI in India.  Dr. K.M. Venkat Narayan, Director of the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center at Emory University, will lead the US team. Read more...

Upcoming Events

Singapore General Hospital 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting: “Research for Better Patient Outcomes”

Friday - Saturday, April 7 - 8, 2017

Dr. K.M. Venkat Narayan will speak on the topic of "A Research-Driven Framework for Improving Outcomes for People with Diabetes in Singapore" as this event's plenary speaker.

EGDRC / GCDTR Seminar Series

Wednesday, April 19, 12pm
Room 1000, CNR, 1518 Clifton Road

David Napier (DPhil), a Professor of Anthropology at the University College London, will speak at this next seminar.

Qualitative Research Training Workshops (Register today!)

May 2017: Rollins School of Public Health


Non-communicable disease syndemics: poverty, depression, and diabetes among low-income populations

Mendenhall E, Kohrt BA, Norris SA, Ndetei D, Prabhakaran D

This Series paper examines the application of syndemic theory to comorbidities and multimorbidities in low-income and middle-income countries.

Relationship between prenatal growth, postnatal growth and childhood obesity: a review

Matthews EK, Wei J, Cunningham SA

This systematic review assesses whether rapid growth during the first two years of life holds different implications for children according to their prenatal growth.

Alcohol Consumption and Incident Stroke Among Older Adults

Cunningham SA, Mosher A, Judd SE, Matz LM, Kabagambe EK, Moy CS, Howard VJ

Among older adults, those who used to, but no longer, drink had higher risks of stroke, especially among women; current light drinkers had the lowest risk of stroke.

Fruits, veggies as high-value crops

Dr. Shweta Khandelwal, a former Emory and Public Health Foundation of India NIH Fogarty Fellow, wrote her 16th editorial piece in the Deccan Herald promoting fruits and vegetables as high-value crops.


Hutcheson Selected for International Outreach Award by Emory's Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives

“Mark embodies Emory's spirit of ethical engagement, interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching, and improving the lives of people globally”

News and Media

EGDRC's Quarterly Update Newsletter
From welcoming new team members to expanding the seminar series to launching GCDTR, this March 2017 edition of our quarterly newsletter provides a comprehensive overview of our center's activities. 

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