Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, MD

Bio

Darria Long Gillespie, MD MBA, FACEP, is Sharecare’s Senior Vice President of Clinical Strategy, an Emergency Department physician at Emory University, and national spokesperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians.

As a board certified emergency physician, Dr. Long Gillespie is a frequent health expert on national TV and has appeared on CNN, CNBC, FoxNews Network, and The Dr. Oz show. On Sharecare, contributes and authors articles on health topics and health news, writes “The Busy Woman’s Guide to Health…and Sanity”, and answers users questions on a range of health topics. She also writes for DrOz.com and for Even Hotels as part of their “Well Board”. Dr. Long Gillespie also hosts Sharecare Radio, an international radio show on iHeart Radio’s RadioMD.

Dr. Long Gillespie earned her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, her residency in emergency medicine from Yale University School of Medicine, and her MBA from Harvard Business School. After residency she joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she worked in the ER at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Dr. Long Gillespie has authored a chapter in the preeminent text of Emergency Medicine, and published and presented research in disciplines including plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery and hospital strategic/financial business development.

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Affiliation:

  • Executive Vice President, Clinical Strategy, Sharecare Inc

Location:

  • Emory University School of Medicine/ Emo...
  • Atlanta, GA

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  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    For the latest health advice, tune in to Sharecare Radio today from 12-1 pm EST on www.RadioMd.com

    RadioMD.com is a “talking” health information source. We provide vital health and wellness content in spoken word form. Produced in a talk radio, easy to listen to conversational style, our shows feature top guests and experts in the world of health and medicine to help you understand every day health issues as well as complex medical conditions. Our focus is on staying healthy - staying strong - living a more happy and healthful life to be and feel your best.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most concussions among high school and college football players occur during practice, a new study finds.

    Data on more than 20,000 young football players across the United States revealed that more than 57 percent of concussed high school and colle...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pain Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. emergency room doctors are cautious when prescribing narcotic painkillers that carry a high risk of abuse, a new study shows.

    Researchers analyzed data collected from more than 27,000 patients seen at 19 emergency departments (EDs) across the U...Full Article

  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    Try these tips to help ease the strain on your eyes caused by working on the computer for long periods of time:
    • Do "pencil pushups": Hold a pencil at arms’ length, then bring it as close to your nose as you can while still able to focus your eyes. Repeat about 20 times.
    • Position your computer
    ...Read More
  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    Need a Health news fix? Tune in to #SharecareRadio tomorrow from 12-1 pm EST on www.RadioMd.com

    RadioMD.com is a “talking” health information source. We provide vital health and wellness content in spoken word form. Produced in a talk radio, easy to listen to conversational style, our shows feature top guests and experts in the world of health and medicine to help you understand every day health issues as well as complex medical conditions. Our focus is on staying healthy - staying strong - living a more happy and healthful life to be and feel your best.

    www.RadioMd.com
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many rural residents with severe heart attacks drive or are driven to the hospital, but they have a better chance of survival if they call 911, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at 774 people in rural Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota who...Full Article

  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    Acetaminophen is a widely used medication and is safe when using the proper dosage. In this video, I will explain that too much acetaminophen can cause liver damage and even death. Read More
  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    For the latest health advice, tune in to #SharecareRadio today from 12-1 pm EST on www.RadioMd.com

    RadioMD.com is a “talking” health information source. We provide vital health and wellness content in spoken word form. Produced in a talk radio, easy to listen to conversational style, our shows feature top guests and experts in the world of health and medicine to help you understand every day health issues as well as complex medical conditions. Our focus is on staying healthy - staying strong - living a more happy and healthful life to be and feel your best.

    www.RadioMd.com
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research from Taiwan uncovers more evidence that women may have a tougher time recovering their memory after concussions.

    Scientists don't know why the brains of women seem to respond to these brain injuries differently from those of men. Bu...Full Article

  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    Tune in to #SharecareRadio tomorrow from 12-1 pm EST on www.RadioMd.com. The guests for tomorrow's broadcast are Laura Seydel, Mario Russo, and Marisa Moore.

    RadioMD.com is a “talking” health information source. We provide vital health and wellness content in spoken word form. Produced in a talk radio, easy to listen to conversational style, our shows feature top guests and experts in the world of health and medicine to help you understand every day health issues as well as complex medical conditions. Our focus is on staying healthy - staying strong - living a more happy and healthful life to be and feel your best.

    www.RadioMd.com
  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    Darria Long Gillespie, MD posted a photo:
    Stress can have a major impact on your mental and physical health. Read muy article to discover easy, tried-and-true rips to manage your stress. https://www.sharecare.com/health/stress-reduction/article/5-ways-to-get-a-grip-on-stress
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug being tested on Ebola victims in Sierra Leone has proven effective in treating infected monkeys during laboratory trials, a new study reports.

    The antiviral drug, TKM-Ebola, cured three monkeys infected with Ebola, said st...Full Article

  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    Fever is an early sign of Ebola. It may be low-grade, so if you are at risk of Ebola, the CDC advises that you check your temperature twice daily. Other early signs include fatigue, weakness, headache and muscle aches. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that young women who get the HPV vaccine gain significant protection against infection in three parts of the body if they haven't already been exposed to the human papillomavirus.

    "HPV is a local infection that can separately ...Full Article