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Goizueta Announces Recipients of Dean’s Scholarship for Talented Leaders

The Goizueta Business School announces the recipients of the first annual Dean’s Scholarship for Talented Leaders. Congratulations to Dr. Javed Butler, MD, MPH (School of Medicine) and Stacy Johnson (Department of Biomedical Informatics).

This $10,000 scholarship (a supplement to the Emory Employee Benefits) is awarded to EU & EHC employees who have been identified by their leadership as top performers and have been admitted to the Executive MBA program through the standard application process. 

Dr. Javed Butler, MD, MPH
Dr. Butler serves Emory as clinician, researcher, and professor in the department of medicine. He has published over 180 peer reviewed scientific papers and holds several federal and non-federal research grants, including being the Emory principle investigator for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Heart Failure Clinical Research Network, where Emory is one of the nine centers chosen from all across North America. Atlanta Magazine has cited him as one of the Top Doctors in Atlanta for 3 consecutive years and he is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Advance Heart Failure and Transplant Medicine, and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Butler graduated from Aga Khan University and completed his residency at Yale University, his cardiology and heart failure/transplant training at Vanderbilt, and cardiac imaging training at the Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard as well as a Masters in Public Health degree.  Prior to joining Emory, he was the director of heart and heart-lung transplant programs at Vanderbilt.  He also serves as the Deputy Chief Science Officer for the American Heart Association.

Stacy Johnson
With over fifteen years of strategic program management experience in the academic, government, and non-profit sectors, Ms. Johnson serves Emory as the Administrative Director for the Center for Comprehensive Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics.  She is responsible for the operations and financial oversight of the research center and the academic departments.  In addition to her roles with informatics, she has been appointed to serve as interim department administrator for the Cell Biology department. She is a member of several professional societies, including the Society of Research Administrators, Society for Human Resource Management, and volunteers at the Atlanta Audubon Society and with the Atlanta Prosperity Campaign VITA Tax Program.  Ms. Johnson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Western Michigan University and a Master of Environmental Planning, Urban & Regional Development from Arizona State University.

To learn how to nominate a leader within your department, contact Caroline Grimes, Senior Associate Director, Executive MBA Admissions.

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