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Debra  Houry

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Associate Professor

Jointly Appointed, Behavioral/Social/Health Educ

Adjunct or Visiting, Environmental Health

Debra Houry, MD, MPH, is Vice-Chair for Research and Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and in the Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education and Department of Environmental Health at the Rollins School of Public Health. She is the Director of the Emory Center for Injury Control and PI on the CDC Injury Control Research Center grant (1 of 11 nationally). Dr. Houry has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on injury prevention and violence. She has been the recipient of several national awards, including the first Linda Saltzman Memorial Intimate Partner Violence Researcher Award from the Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma and the Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine's Researcher Award. She is the President-Elect for the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research and is the President of Emory University Senate

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49 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE ,

Atlanta , GA 30303

Phone: (404) 616-3181


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  • BS 1994, Emory
  • MPH 1998, Tulane
  • MD 1998, Tulane

Affiliations & Activities

University Senate President

Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research President-Elect

Leadership Atlanta Class of 2013

Public Voices Fellowship 2013


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