Institute of Medicine Elects Emory Transplant, Vaccine Leaders

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has elected Dr. Rafi Ahmed, faculty member in IMP and MMG, and Dr. Christian P. Larsen, faculty member in IMP, to its new class of 70 leading health scientists and 10 foreign associates.

Dr. Rafi Ahmed is director of the Emory Vaccine Center, a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, a scientist at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, and Charles Howard Candler Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Chris Larsen is dean of Emory University School of Medicine, vice president for Health Center Integration for Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emory Clinic, and Emory Healthcare Physician Group President. He is a professor of surgery in Emory University School of Medicine and an affiliate scientist at Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

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