Rebecca S. Arnold, PhD, MS, conducts investigations of reactive oxygen in cancer, mitochondrial DNA mutations in prostate cancer and their relationship to bone metastasis, and racial disparities in prostate cancer. She is also working with other Emory Urology researchers to develop a diagnostic test for screening and detecting liver cancer.
In addition to performing her own independent research, Dr. Arnold directs the work of research specialists and medical students during the School of Medicine-sponsored Discovery Project in Dr. John Petros' lab. She is also active in publishing and writing grant proposals.
As a highly engaged educator, Dr. Arnold teaches and mentors junior researchers, medical students, urology residents, and post-graduate fellows.
Top Urology News
Emory physicians join Hawks for prostate cancer check presentation
Throughout the month of February, the Atlanta Hawks Foundation pledged to donate $250 per assist to help fight prostate cancer. During the Hawks game on Feb. 28, Emory prostate cancer specialists Drs. Karen Godette, Martin Sanda, and Haydn Kissick joined the Hawks to accept a check for $168,000 on behalf of the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Attendees included Hawks owner Tony Ressler, David Lee, E.V.P. of external affairs and executive director of the Atlanta Hawks Foundation, and Hugh Smith, who was treated for prostate cancer at Winship Cancer Institute.
Welcome from the Chair
Dr. Martin Sanda
As one of the top academic urology centers in the Southeast, the Emory Department of Urology delivers sophisticated, patient-centered care across the entire spectrum of adult and adolescent urological conditions. Our faculty physicians have over 40,000 urology care encounters per year, and are consistently recognized with national and regional awards and commendations.
Our specialties span routine urological procedures up to extremely complex cases, and our clinical services receive referrals from across the region and throughout the country.
Emory Urology's educational component includes a urology surgical residency, a urology physician assistant training program, and a two-year pediatric urology fellowship.