About the President

​​​​​Fadlo R. Khuri, MD, the 16th president of the university, was elected in March 2015 and assumed office in September 2015. He was professor and chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, and held the Roberto C. Goizueta Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research. He also served as deputy director for the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Dr. Khuri was also the executive associate dean for research of the Emory University School of Medicine.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​