Emory Report
March 3, 2008
Volume 60, Number 22


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March 3, 2008

Mike Bordoni has been named chief internal audit officer, where he will oversee the audit functions at Emory and Emory Healthcare, and develop the audit functions necessary to meet Emory’s current and future needs.

Bordoni has served as interim chief auditor at Emory for the past five months. He comes to Emory from Ernst and Young where he is currently an executive director in the Risk Advisory Services area.

He is a certified public accountant, a certified internal auditor, a certified management accountant and a certified information systems auditor.

Douglas Eaton was appointed chair of the Department of Physiology in Emory School of Medicine.
A distinguished professor of physiology and a professor of pediatrics, Eaton had served as acting chair of physiology since 2007 and as deputy chair since 1987.

Eaton directs the Center for Cell and Molecular Signaling and the NIH-funded Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) program, a partnership between Emory and four institutions in the Atlanta University Center.

He is a charter member of the Society for Neuroscience and former president of the American Physiological Society.

Deena Gilland has been appointed director of nursing for Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute.

Gilland previously served as oncology services department director for Emory University Hospital. She joined Emory University Hospital in 1988 as a staff nurse in oncology and served as nurse manager in the Hematology/Leukemia Unit from 1996 to 2005.

Gilland is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and serves as a faculty member in Emory Healthcare’s Oncology Residency Program. Gilland also is a member of the American Nurses Association and the Georgia Organization of Nurse Executives.