Grady's Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence, whose principal investigators are Drs. Roland Matthews (Morehouse School of Medicine) and Sheryl Gabram (Emory), receives $2M to advance patient-centered care and reduce disparities in care for underserved populations.

Grady's Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence Receives $2M to Advance Patient-Centered Care


Grady Health System's Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence (GCCE) has received a five-year, $2 million Merck Foundation Award as part of the new Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care. The Alliance, whose principal investigators are Morehouse School of Medicine's Dr. Roland Matthews and Emory's Dr. Sheryl Gabram, was established to improve timely access to patient-centered care and reduce disparities in care for vulnerable and underserved populations in the U.S.

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