Emory Spotlight

To fulfill both our vision and mission we partner with various schools, departments, organizations, groups and governing bodies.

Emory Safety Alliance

Emory Safety Alliance seeks to foster a culture of safety for Emory University through a systematic and centralized approach.  The Emory Safety Alliance works to promote safety, reduce injuries, and prepare our community for natural and human-generated disasters.

Student Outreach and Response Team

Student Outreach and Response Team (SORT) provides hands on experience to improve community health, works directly with the Dekalb Board of Health, and provides experience in practical aspects of outbreak investigation. Follow the SORT team in some of their experiences on their blog.

Clifton Corridor Emergency Planning Committee

This group consists of the Clifton Corridor major business owners as well as local governmental agencies.  The purpose of this group is to work together in developing emergency operation plans that will benefit Emory as well as the Clifton community and assist our community partners during a crisis.  Formerly known as the Clfiton Emergency Operations Group (CEOG)


The Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center (Emory PERRC) focuses on the comparative analysis of public health systems to produce practical and sustainable outcomes that serve to improve our nation’s public health systems in the event of a disaster.


The mission of the Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) is to combat the threat of emerging and reemerging biologic agents through a regional collaborative partnership.


Through our programs in host-pathogen interactions and interventions, Southeast Regional Center of Excellence for Emerging Infections and Biodefence (SERCEB) aims to discover new therapies and principles by which effective vaccines and other intervention measures can be developed for diseases and pathogens that threaten the health of our citizens.

Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research

The Emory Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research's mission is to advance the art and science of public health practice and identify policies and tools that enable communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emerging infectious diseases, terrorism, and other public health threats.