Who is Georgia Gear?

Improving the health and wellbeing of older Georgians requires experience and leadership.

The organizing partner for Georgia Gear is Emory University, a leading research university and Emory Healthcare, the most comprehensive health system in Georgia.

The Emory leadership team is just the start. Georgia Gear is developing partnerships between academia, primary care systems, and community organizations all over the state in order to join together to achieve our goals.


Our Team

Georgia Gear’s interdisciplinary team combines overlapping backgrounds, disciplines and interests into an alliance that’s united behind our goals. 

Meet our team:

Ted Johnson, MD, MPH

Naquia R. Mitchell MPH, BSN

Jason Freiji

Miranda A. Moore, PhD

Anjali Khakharia MS, MBBS

Alexis Bender

Kierra Grayson

Michael Kozuch

Enneye Makonnen

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