Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, MD

Bio

Darria Long Gillespie, MD MBA FACEP, is a board certified emergency physician at Emory University Hospital, Executive Vice President of Clinical Strategy at Sharecare, national spokesperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians, and Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine. At Sharecare, she answers users’ health and wellness questions on her blog “Ask Dr. Darria”, and brings her expertise as a physician to the development of Sharecare’s products and program offerings.

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 says “Early in my career, I saw patients being frightened by inaccurate medical information they saw on the news or online. This propelled me to have a public voice—I want to give people the most accurate information, delivered in the same clear and compassionate way that I would try to do if we were face-to-face in the ER.”

Dr. Long Gillespie regularly appears on both TV and radio and in print media, and has been an expert guest nationally on CNBC, FoxNews, and the Dr. Oz show. She is also host of “Sharecare Radio” on iHeart radio. She appears regularly on NBC 11 Alive Atlanta and Fox WAGA Atlanta.

Dr. Long Gillespie has authored a chapter in the preeminent text of Emergency Medicine, and both 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 #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.

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  • 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:
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  • 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

  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    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 Neurology:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 people worldwide will have a seizure in his or her lifetime, experts say. Now, two medical groups have issued a new guideline on how to treat them.

    The decision to treat a patient after a first seizure is complex because doctors must we...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potent new designer drug called "flakka" is making headlines across the United States, driving many users into fits of screaming, naked rage accompanied by vivid hallucinations.

    Why naked? Because the drug sends body temperatures skyrocketing...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine has been launched in the West African nation of Sierra Leone, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

    The trial, which will include 6,000 health and other frontline workers in five d...Full Article

  • Darria  Long Gillespie, MD - Atlanta, GA - Emergency Medicine
    The amount of protein and other nutrients in vegetarian diets can vary widely depending on what type of diet you follow. The strictest version is the vegan diet, which avoids all milk, dairy products and eggs, in addition to meat. Studies have shown that vegetarians may have a lower risk of obesity, heart...Read More