Carmellia Burgess

Emory University Hospital (EUH) has faced backlash in the form of several protests and prayer vigils by the Emory and Atlanta community members for its decision to delay A.J. Burgess’ kidney transplant. The two-year-old child was born prematurely without kidneys, ...

The second legislature of the Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA) convened Monday evening to discuss funding for Emory Club Sports and support for A.J. Burgess’ family and to vote on a resolution for GSGA to ask University administration to partner ...

Emory University Hospital (EUH) is re-evaluating Anthony Dickerson’s ability to become a kidney donor for his son, A.J. Burgess, although the 2-year-old is not currently fit to receive a transplant, according to one of the family’s attorneys Harold Spence. The ...

Emory Healthcare has apologized for “a breakdown in communication” with the family of A.J. Burgess, 2, whose kidney transplant has been delayed by Emory University Hospital (EUH). The apology followed a five-hour Thursday meeting between Emory Healthcare officials and physicians; ...

  “Let the baby live” and “Shame on Emory” rang out next to Emory University Hospital (EUH) Thursday morning on Clifton Road, where about 40 protesters had gathered to protest the hospital’s decision to delay a child’s kidney transplant operation. EUH ...

Toddler’s Kidney Transplant Stalled Due to Dad’s Latest Arrest A 2-year-old boy born without a kidney was denied an organ transplant after his surgery was cancelled because of his father’s latest arrest, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). Anthony Dickerson, ...