Gordon Churchward, PhD


Emory University School of Medicine


Gordon Churchward received his training in bacterial genetics and microbial physiology at the Universities of Leicester and Texas. Following a period as a post-doctoral fellow and junior faculty member at the University of Geneva he joined the Department faculty in 1985. As Assistant Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs in the School of Medicine his focus is mainly on medical student education. He also directs Emory’s NIH-funded post-baccalaureate PREP program whose goal is to prepare underrepresented minority students for entry into doctoral programs.


Transmissible antibody resistance and pathogenesis of group A streptococcus; mechanisms of transposition.