Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Midtown opened for patients on Tuesday, May 9, and on that same day, an advertising campaign launched to announce the new center. The advertising campaign is part of an omnichannel, integrated marketing and public relations communications plan underway by Winship that includes paid, earned, shared and owned media.
The Immediate Care Center at Winship at Emory Midtown is now open. Along with the Rollins Immediate Care Center at Emory University Hospital, the two centers are staffed by a specialized team of oncology doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners trained to care for patients experiencing cancer-related symptoms that require immediate medical care.
Winship member Mary Newell, MD, was named president of the Society of Breast Imaging. Newell was recently interviewed about her new leadership role and the importance of breast imaging specialists in advancing clinical excellence, advocating for improved access to care and mitigating health disparities.
Winship’s oncology rehabilitation medicine physicians Ashish Khanna, MD, and Sonal Oza, MD, help guide rehabilitation care and advocate for patients with cancer-related quality-of-life issues. They also see patients with lymphedema and complex rehabilitation needs and focus on the identification and treatment of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and other issues resulting from cancer and related treatments. To refer a patient for Winship rehabilitation services, use the Epic referral order "Ambulatory Referral to Oncology Rehab."
Winship’s Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Fellowship Program welcomes incoming fellows Tejal Patel, NP, Michelle Edwards, NP, Alex Lopez, NP, and Lindsay Higgins, NP. The one-year postgraduate program prepares fellows to become highly skilled in multidisciplinary, collaborative and evidence-based patient care in medical oncology, hematology, bone marrow transplant and radiation oncology.
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University will host the Biomedical Raman Imaging Symposium in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB) Auditorium, June 25-27. The symposium is geared to those interested in chemical imaging for diagnostics and research and will highlight advances in state-of-the-art Raman imaging spectral analysis.
The 14th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium will be held at the Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort, Aug. 25-26. The symposium will cover some of the latest trends in oncology practice and care, with sessions led by experts in the field. Attendees will be awarded up to 18.0 contact hours by the Emory Nursing Professional Development Center.
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About Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University The coordinating center for cancer research, education and care throughout Emory University and Emory Healthcare, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a prestigious distinction given only to the top 3% of cancer centers nationwide for conducting cancer research, and providing training, that is transforming cancer care, prevention, detection and survivorship.