Emory Report
August 31, 2009
Volume 62, Number 2


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August 31, 2009

Joyce Cohen and Karen Strait have passed the certification exam for membership in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, a veterinary specialty organization recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Those who pass the annual exam are Diplomates of ACLAM and entitled to be officially called laboratory animal medicine specialists, making them certified specialists in the field of laboratory animal medicine.
Both Cohen and Strait are associate veterinarians in the Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

Sanjay Gupta has received the Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award in recognition for his work on the front lines of global health issues.

Gupta is assistant professor of neurosurgery in the School of Medicine.

The award, presented by the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications, honors the legacy of the late congressman from Texas for his lifelong advocacy of social justice and equality.

The Alpha Theta chapter of Emory’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity was recognized as the Top National Chapter, by excelling in chapter operations and meeting all criteria of the True Merit Award for leadership and participation nationally and on campus.

The chapter was also the first in the history of the fraternity to receive the Top Scholarship and Thomas Arkle Clark award, which went to Nicolai Lundy ‘09C.

In addition the chapter was recognized for recruitment, community service and excellence in several categories.