Windows of Opportunity

If you've been touched by the stories in this issue of Emory Magazine, these windows can open up ways for you to turn your inspiration into action. Here you'll see how you can invest in the people, places, and programs found in these pages and beyond. Gifts to Emory produce powerful, lasting returns; they help create knowledge, advance research, strengthen communities, improve health, and much more.

Enabling Healthy Aging 

Emory Medicine and Emory Healthcare are on the forefront of research, patient care, and education to ensure the best quality of life as we get older. For more information about philanthropic opportunities at the Emory Brain Health Center, contact Margery McKay, vice president for development, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, 404.727.5714 or To learn more about supporting Emory’s VA Nursing Academic Partnership Scholars, contact Amy Dorrill, 404.727.6264 or

Diversifying the Doctorate 

PhD candidates think and seek broadly in their academic pursuits at Laney Graduate School (LGS). LGS endeavors to help its students explore a breadth of career options through programs like Pathways Beyond the Professoriate, which leverages alumni expertise for the benefit of today’s doctoral students. To support programs like these, make a gift online. Give now and designate your Graduate/Laney gift to the Professional Development Support Fund. For more information on how to support graduate or doctoral programs, contact Katie Busch, assistant dean and senior director of development and alumni relations, development and alumni relations, 404.727.1521 or

Training Tomorrow's Cardiac Experts

Fellowships for medical professionals allow specialized training and research opportunities that lead to new treatments and discoveries. The next wave of Emory cardiologists who specialize in preventive heart health receive fellowship training funded by the Atlanta-based Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation. As future leaders, they will train others here and globally. For more information about supporting preventive cardiology, contact Gabrielle Stearns, director of development, 404.727.2512 or

Inspiring Creativity

Oxford College Dean Stephen Bowen demonstrates the wide range of the liberal arts through his professional research as an ichthyologist and his personal creativity as a master woodworker. Support Oxford’s hands-on approach to learning through the Oxford Fund for Excellence. For more information, contact Kevin Smyrl, senior director of development, 770.784.4637 or

Exploring New Frontiers

Emory College’s strategic support of ground-breaking research leads to discoveries that can transform disciplines, such as new fieldwork and analysis techniques in anthropology. The Emory College Fund for Excellence (ECFE) strengthens faculty and undergraduate students in their quest for new knowledge. To support ECFE, contact Ben Corley 07C, director of development, 404.727.1157 or

Investing in Entrepreneurs

Not every Emory entrepreneur comes through Goizueta Business School, but Goizueta offers academic support for aspiring entrepreneurs through electives in entrepreneurial leader-ship, applied entrepreneurship, and new venture management. To support entrepre-neurial programs and student scholarships at Goizueta, make a gift online at Give now and designate your gift to the Goizueta Business School Fund for Excellence. To learn more, contact Kore Breault, senior associate director of development, 404.727.1161 or

Email the Editor

Share This Story