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Winship Cancer Institute

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Location  Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Speciality  Cancer
Date founded  1937
Care system  Public
Hospital type  Specialist
Phone  +1 404-778-1900
Number of beds  587
Affiliated university  Emory University, Emory University School of Medicine, NCI-designated Cancer Center
Website  winshipcancer.emory.edu
Address  1365 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Hours  Open today · 7:30AM–5PMTuesday7:30AM–5PMWednesday7:30AM–5PMThursday7:30AM–5PMFriday7:30AM–5PMSaturdayClosedSundayClosedMonday7:30AM–5PMSuggest an edit
Affiliated universities  Emory University, Emory University School of Medicine
Similar  Emory University, Emory University Hospital, Emory University: School of, Emory Rollins School of, Emory Radiation Oncology
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Welcome to the winship cancer institute


Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is a nonprofit cancer research and patient care center based in Atlanta, Georgia. Winship Cancer Institute is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Georgia.

Contents

Winship cancer institute 2014 year in review


History

The Robert Winship Clinic was established in 1937 through a gift to Emory of $50,000 from Coca Cola CEO Robert W. Woodruff, who named the center after his maternal grandfather, Robert Winship, in honor of his mother, Emily Winship, who died from breast cancer. Woodruff’s vision was to create a center in Georgia that focuses on research, education and patient care. The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. has continued to support Emory in achieving this vision, and in 2003 Emory dedicated the 275,000 square feet (25,500 m2) Winship Cancer Institute building, constructed with funds from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc.

Locations

Winship Cancer Institute is located on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Affiliate locations include Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Grady Memorial Hospital and the Atlanta VA Medical Center.

Research and Treatment

In 2014, Winship Cancer Institute was selected as a Lead Academic Participating Site for the National Cancer Institute's National Clinical Trials Network.

Recognition

In 2014 and 2015, Emory University Hospital was ranked one of "America’s Best Hospitals" for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Notable persons

  • Walter J. Curran Jr. – Radiation oncologist expert in brain tumors and lung cancer. Executive Director of Winship Cancer Institute.
  • Fadlo R. Khuri – Medical oncologist specializing in the study of cancers of the lung and aerodigestive tract. Former Deputy Director of Winship Cancer Institute. Currently serves as the 16th president of the American University of Beirut.
  • Suresh Ramalingam – Medical oncologist expert in lung cancer. Deputy Director of Winship Cancer Institute.
  • Sagar Lonial – Medical oncologist specializing in multiple myeloma. Chief Medical Officer of Winship Cancer Institute.
  • Charles A. Staley – Surgical oncologist expert in gastrointestinal cancers. Chief Quality Officer of Winship Cancer Institute.
  • References

    Winship Cancer Institute Wikipedia


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