Deb Houry, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor with Tenure in the Department of Emergency Medicine with joint appointments in the Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health and Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University. She is Director of the Emory Center for Injury Control and Vice Chair for Research in Emergency Medicine.
Her research interests include the prevention of violence against women, mental health issues related to violence, and emergency care. Deb has authored more than 60 papers and book chapters on injury topics and has been the PI on several federally funded projects for intimate partner violence interventions. She has been honored for her service and research with the American Public Health Association’s Jay Drotman Award and as the first recipient of the Linda Saltzman Memorial Intimate Partner Violence Researcher Award from the Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma. She is currently the President-Elect for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, a Board member for Georgia Safe Kids, and an Associate Editor for Annals of Emergency Medicine.