Atlanta VA Medical Center

Decatur, GA

atlanta va

Clinical Research Site Address 

Atlanta VA Medical Center
Clinical Studies Center (151 CSC)
1670 Clairmont Road, Room 11C-119
Decatur, GA 30033

Lawrence PhillipsSite Principal Investigator – Lawrence  Phillips, MD | Dr. Phillips received his B.A from Swarthmore College and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, followed by Internal Medicine Residency at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, and Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.  He has been a Professor of Medicine and senior diabetologist at Emory for 30 years, was Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism 1983-1999, and Program Director of the Emory General Clinical Research Center 2002-2005. Since 2006, he has been Director of the Clinical Studies Center at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.  Dr. Phillips has extensive experience in health services, epidemiology, biostatistics, and clinical and interventional research, with a major focus on diabetes.  His particular interest is in the early identification and preventive management of diabetes and prediabetes, aimed to change the natural history of the disease – preventing or delaying progression of the disease, and the development of diabetes complications.