About the Blog

Lab Land is produced by Health Sciences Communications, part of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center at Emory University.


Quinn Eastman
Quinn Eastman
Science Writer, Research Communications

Technical Production

Wendy Darling
Wendy Darling
Communications Specialist

About the Woodruff Health Sciences Center

The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University is an academic health science and service center focused on missions of teaching, research, health care and public service. Its components include the Emory University School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and Rollins School of Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Emory Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare, the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia. Emory Healthcare includes: The Emory Clinic, Emory-Children’s Center, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Wesley Woods Center, and Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital.


The Woodruff Health Sciences Center has $3.8 billion in operating expenditures, 24,649 employees (including 3,205 faculty), 1,274 affiliated faculty, 5,458 students and trainees, and a $7.5 billion economic impact on metro Atlanta.

About Health Sciences Communications

This department acts as a full-service news office, media relations entity, publications house, professional photography shop and hub of research communications.

Contacts at HSC


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