Emory Report
January 20, 2009
Volume 61, Number 16



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January 20
, 2009

Sanjay Gupta, assistant professor of neurosurgery in the School of Medicine, is under consideration by the Obama administration to fill the post of U.S. Surgeon General.

Gupta is also a neurosurgeon at Emory University Hospital and associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital.

He has a high profile through his position as CNN Medical Correspondent and as a contributor to CBS News.

Michael Huey is the recipient of the 2008 Jack C. Hughston Physician of the Year Award from the Georgia Athletic Training Association.

As Emory team physician, Huey has provided medical attention to countless student-athletes since 2002. He is the executive director of Student Health and Counseling Services and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.

Timothy L. Hussey, senior director of marketing and communications for Emory School of Law, has been elected president-elect of the Georgia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America for 2009.
The Georgia chapter is the society’s second largest.

Stephen T. Warren was awarded the 9th Annual Norman Saunders Jacob’s Ladder International Research Prize. The prize honors scientists who are leaders in the advancement of under- standing and treating genetic diseases.

Warren is the William Patterson Timmie Professor of Human Genetics and chairman of the Department of Human Genetics. He is also professor of biochemistry and pediatrics and a professor in the Winship Cancer Institute.