Emory Report
April 30, 2007
Volume 59, Number 29

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April 30, 2007
Around Campus

Ross to continue Middle East dialogue
Emory is sponsoring continuing dialogues about conflict and peace-building in the Middle East. On Tuesday, May 1 at 4:30 p.m., Ambassador Dennis Ross, former envoy to the Middle East for presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, will discuss “The Missing Peace: The Past and Future of the Middle East Process.”

The lecture, to be held in Glenn Memorial Auditorium, is open to both the Emory community and the general public; tickets are not required. Parking will be available in the Fishburne and Peavine decks. A book-signing will follow.

Gupta book-signing rescheduled for May 9
Sanjay Gupta, Emory neurosurgeon and CNN medical correspondent, will discuss his new book “Chasing Life: New Discoveries in the Search for Immortality to Help You Age Less Today” at a book-signing and reception. The new date for the book-signing, postponed due to the Virginia Tech tragedy, is Wednesday, May 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m in the lobby and auditorium of Emory’s Whitehead Biomedical Research Center.

Johns to discuss Emory as model for health
Michael M.E. Johns, executive vice president for health affairs and CEO of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center, will speak on “Realizing Vision 2012: Transforming Health and Healing,” Wednesday, May 30, at 4:30 p.m. in the WHSCAB Auditorium.

The University community is invited to join Johns as he discusses progress to date on Emory’s new centers of excellence; new clinical and research facilities; strategic initiatives in global and predictive health, including the new Center for Health Discovery and Well-Being at the midtown campus; new recruitments; and other factors that will differentiate the Woodruff Health Sciences Center as a model for health and healing in the 21st century.