Adriana Gibby, DVM, MPH
DeCoDe Case Manager, CHAMPS
Adriana C. Gibby is the Determination of Cause of Death (DeCoDe) Case Manager for the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network (CHAMPS), led by the Emory Global Health Institute. Gibby is responsible for overseeing that each individual pediatric case from the CHAMPS sites completes the determination of cause of death process, spanning activities in Atlanta and at sites.
In 2004, Gibby joined Emory University and has participated actively in research at the School of Medicine, Department of Surgery and the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. During the last two years at the Department of Surgery, she was a research team member of the Surgical Critical Care Initiative (SC2i) for improving clinical outcomes at lower cost as established by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. In addition, Gibby supported the Emory Transplant Health Services and Outcomes Research, validating data reports from Transplanted Patients to bring insight about treatments, post-transplant outcomes, and their impact not only in the clinical field but also in public health. Also, Gibby developed analytical tools for public health solutions to ensure the best possible transplantation outcomes, and improve resource allocation.
Gibby has a unique background that combines laboratory research, diagnostics, and public health. Her success has been driven by her keen interest in research and public health issues, contributing to ten publications, six of those in the field of Transplantation. She enhanced her career in information systems by earning a MPH at Emory Rollins School of Public Health in 2016.
Prior to joining Emory University, Gibby was an APHL (Association of Public Health Laboratories) fellow at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention at the Influenza Branch, after completing a Master of Science at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Gibby holds a Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Antioquia, Colombia.