July 6, 2010


Matthew H. Bernstein is a finalist for the 2010 Richard Wall Memorial Award from the Theatre Library Association for his book, “Screening a Lynching: The Leo Frank Case on Film and Television,” published in 2009 by the University of Georgia Press.

Bernstein chairs the film studies department.

Formerly known as the Theatre Library Association Award, the prize was renamed in 2010 to honor the memory of the late Richard Wall, longtime association member and Book Awards Chair.

Linda McCauley joined more than a dozen scientists participating in a two-day Institute of Medicine workshop in New Orleans exploring the potential short- and long-term health impact of the Gulf oil spill.

McCauley is dean of Emory’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and a nationally recognized environmental health researcher.

Thomas Price has been chosen as one of eight Atlantic Philanthropies and John A. Hartford Foundation-Supported Practice Change Fellows.

Price, chief of medicine at Wesley Woods Center of Emory University, is the first Georgian to receive this honor. Practice Change Fellows complete a project aimed at implementing a new geriatric program or service line integrated within their organization.

Dan Reiter has won the 2010 APSA Conflict Processes Best Book Award from the American Political Science Association.

Reiter, who chairs the political science department, received the award for his 2009 book, “How Wars End.”

Reiter’s book has also been shortlisted for the Council on Foreign Relations Ross Book Award.

Jim Wagner and Fred Sanfilippo were named to the list of 100 Most Influential Atlantans by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

As Emory’s president, “Wagner heads one of the nation’s leading private research universities, generating $484 million in externally sponsored grants in fiscal year 2009,” the magazine wrote. Wagner’s appointment as vice chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues was also noted.

Sanfilippo is executive vice president for health affairs, Emory University; CEO, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; chairman, Emory Healthcare.

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