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Monica M. Farley, MD

Monica M. Farley, MD

Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

101 Woodruff Circle, WMB 2101
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-712-2279

Assistant: Lane Pucko
Phone: (404) 728-7688

Member Since: 1993

Member Status: Fellow


Professor of Medicine, Associate Director Division of Infectious Diseases



Clinical Interest(s)

Vaccine advisory experience

Research Interest(s)

  • Epidemiology of invasive bacterial infections
  • Vaccine preventable bacterial infections
  • Bacterial pathogenesis

Current / Former SSCI Roles

About Monica M. Farley, MD

Monica Farley is a Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), the Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine, and a Staff Physician at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.

Dr. Farley serves as the Emory/VA Principal Investigator for the Georgia Emerging Infections Program (EIP), a CDC-funded surveillance network of epidemiologic and clinical research groups focused on invasive bacterial pathogens, influenza and foodborne diseases. The surveillance program, in place in Atlanta since 1988 and currently covering a population of 5.2 million in Metropolitan Atlanta, has been highly productive, providing population-based assessment of the epidemiology and risk factors for a number of important bacterial infections, including pneumococcal disease and community-associated MRSA.

She is a Past-President of the American Federation for Medical Research and was a member of the FDA Advisory committee on Vaccines and Related Biological Products. Dr. Farley is the President-Elect for the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation and previously served as Secretary-Treasurer of the SSCI.


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