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President Claire E. Sterk

A portrait of President Claire E. Sterk in her office

President Claire E. Sterk

Sterk has served for the past two decades as a social scientist, academic leader, and administrator at Emory.  

Both in her role as president and in her previous role as provost, Sterk has emphasized the choices and responsibilities of research universities and their real-world impact.

As the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health, Sterk is a globally renowned thought leader whose work has focused on social and health disparities; addiction and infectious diseases, specifically HIV/AIDS; community engagement; and the importance of mentoring and empowering women leaders. 

A native of the Netherlands, Sterk earned her PhD in sociology from Erasmus University in Rotterdam and a doctorandus degree in medical anthropology from the University of Utrecht.

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President's Leadership Council

The President's Leadership Council includes executive and senior vice presidents and advisers who represent the university's major operational units and work with President Sterk to advance Emory's mission.


Christopher Augostini

Christopher Augostini

Executive Vice President for Business and Administration

Susan Cruse

Susan Cruse

Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Allison K. Dykes

Allison K. Dykes

Vice President and Secretary of the University

Robert M. Franklin Jr.

Robert M. Franklin Jr.

Senior Adviser to the President

Gary S. Hauk

Gary S. Hauk

University Historian and Senior Adviser to the President

Jonathan S. Lewin

Jonathan S. Lewin

EVP for Health Affairs; ED, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare

Paul P. Marthers

Paul P. Marthers

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management; Interim Vice President of Campus Life

Dwight A. McBride

Dwight A. McBride

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

David B. Sandor

David B. Sandor

Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs

Stephen D. Sencer

Stephen D. Sencer

Senior Vice President and General Counsel