Debra Houry, MD, Emergency Medicine, Atlanta, GA, Grady Memorial Hospital

DebraEHouryMDMPH

Emergency Medicine Atlanta, GA

Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Education & Training

  • Denver Health Medical CenterChief Residency, Emergency Medicine, 2001 - 2002
  • Denver Health Medical CenterResidency, Emergency Medicine, 1999 - 2002
  • Exempla St Joseph HospitalInternship, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999
  • Tulane University School of Public HealthMPH, 1994 - 1998
  • Tulane University School of MedicineClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2013 - 2015
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2001 - 2021
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 1999 - 2013
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellow
  • Emory Public Voices Fellowship
  • Emory University Senate President
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Trends in US Emergency Department Visits for Mental Health, Overdose, and Violence Outcomes Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic  
    Debra Houry, MD, JAMA Psychiatry

Authored Content

  • Deb Houry on the CDC’s Role in Curbing the Opioid EpidemicMarch 2018

Press Mentions

  • Overdose Deaths Decrease
    Overdose Deaths DecreaseMay 11th, 2020
  • Opioid, Heroin Overdose Deaths Drop by 4% in the U.S., CDC Says
    Opioid, Heroin Overdose Deaths Drop by 4% in the U.S., CDC SaysMarch 19th, 2020
  • House Oversight and Reform Committee Hears Powerful Testimony on Childhood Trauma
    House Oversight and Reform Committee Hears Powerful Testimony on Childhood TraumaJuly 22nd, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Emory Center For Injury ControlNational Center For Injury Prevention And Control2009–2011
  • Intimate Partner Violence And Mental Health SymptomsNational Institute Of Mental Health2004–2008
  • Grants For Voilence-Related Injury Prevention Research IPV &SvNational Center For Injury Prevention And Control2005

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Hospital Affiliations