Tammy Adams, executive administrative assistant to the provost, died
of a heart attack on April 11, one day before her 35th birthday.
Ms. Adams worked for Provost Rebecca Chopp since June 1999, and before
that she worked for the American Academy of Religion in the Luce Center.
She also worked as a media assistant in the School of Theology, from which
she received her master's of divinity with honors in 1997.
"I am so fortunate to have had and opportunity to work with her
and become her friend," said Tomeca Pearson, senior secretary in the
Ms. Adams also was a graduate of Seattle Pacific University in Washington.
She lived in Atlanta.
SCHOLARSHIP & RESEARCH
Emory HeartWise 2000 slated for April 29
The Emory Heart Center and Emory Healthcare are sponsoring an event aimed
at giving the public a broad view of heart health.
HeartWise 2000, to be held Saturday, April 29, will feature discussions
with Emory cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, healthy cooking demonstrations,
yoga and Tai Chi classes and heart disease risk screenings.
HeartCheck screenings, which include blood pressure, cholesterol and
height/weight checks and nutritional counseling, will be offered.
The program costs $15 per person. For more information or to register,
call Emory Health Connection at 404-778-7777.
Pulitzer winner Bragg to speak in Cox Hall
Rick Bragg, 1996 Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will speak at Emory
on Monday, April 24 at 6 p.m. in Cox Hall Ballroom. Bragg will sign copies
of his book All Over But the Shoutin'. Call 404-251-7323 for more