Emory Report
April 7, 2008
Volume 60, Number 26


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April 7, 2008

Emory Crawford Long Hospital physicians Camille Davis-Williams and Michael V. Smith have been named co-physicians of the year by the Atlanta Medical Association.

The AMA is the oldest African American physician organization in the country. The honor, voted on by peers, is given to physicians for long-time service to the Atlanta community.

Davis-Williams, a gynecologist and obstetrician, also received a 25-year service award from the AMA.
Smith is a cardiothoracic surgeon.

Santa Ono has accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the Hypersensitivity, Autoimmune and Immune-mediated Diseases Study Section, Center for Scientific Review. His one-year term will begin June 1.

Study sections review grant applications submitted to the National Institutes of Health, make recommendations on the applications to the appropriate NIH advisory body and survey the status of research in their fields of science.

Member selection is based on quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals and other major scientific activities and honors.

Ono is vice provost for academic initiatives and deputy to the provost and professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Department of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics.

A symposium by the Institute for the Study of Modern Israel and Atlanta Congregration Or Hadash featured
a tribute to Professor of Contemporary Middle Eastern History, Political Science and Israeli Studies
Ken Stein.

Stein is also director of Middle East Research Program and Emory Institute for the Study of Modern Israel.

The tribute dinner was April 6 at The Temple on Peachtree Street and the theme of the symposium was “Reflections on Israel@60.”