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, was a member of the FDA Advisory committee on Vaccines and Related Biological Products. She is the President-Elect for the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) and previously served as Secretary-Treasurer for the SSCI.