Emory Report
May 5, 2008
Volume 60, Number 30


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May 5, 2008

Kathryn L. Hall-Boyer, clinical educator in the School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine, has been recognized as a “Hero of Emergency Medicine” by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

The Hero of Emergency Medicine campaign, part of ACEP’s 40th anniversary, recognizes emergency physicians who have made significant contributions to emergency medicine, their communities and their patients.

Hall-Boyer is a commander in the 7303rd Medical Training Support Battalion, Ft. Gordon, Ga. Army Reserve.
Hall-Boyer serves as chair of the American Association of Women Emergency Physicians section of ACEP and is a member of the ACEP Ethics Committee.

Paul H. Rubin, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics and Law, has been appointed senior fellow by the Technology Policy Institute.

The institute said Rubin will initially be focusing his research on issues of privacy, security and commercial use of personal information.

Rubin is editor in chief of Managerial and Decision Economics. He served in the Reagan administration as senior staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers, Consumer Product Safety Commission chief economist, and director of advertising economics at the Federal Trade Commission.

Melissa Maxcy Wade, Emory’s director of forensics, was awarded the National Urban Debate Champion Award by the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues.

Wade was honored as the first recipient of the Urban Debate National Champion Award for her pioneering efforts to develop and spread urban debate throughout the country. The award was presented April 5 at the NAUDL’s inaugural Annual Dinner, which was held at the University Club of Chicago.

The event was part of a four-day competition of 33 urban debate teams from 18 major cities around the country hosted by NAUDL.