September 3, 2010


Delores Aldridge

Nazeera Dawood

Tyrone Forman

Dennis Liotta

Albert Padwa

Delores Aldridge received the 2010 Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award, given by the American Sociological Association to honor scholars who serve social justice with an eye toward advancing the status of disadvantaged populations.

Aldridge is the Grace Towns Hamilton Professor of Sociology and African American Studies.

Naazera Dawood was honored with two awards at the annual convention of the American Tamil Medical Association. She was presented with the Best Young Investigator Award and a special ATMA Appreciation Award.

Dawood is manager of research projects in nephrology in the School of Medicine.

ATMA  a nonprofit organization of health care professionals with ties to the Tamil language, culture and heritage with a mission to assist underserved populations.

Tyrone Forman has been selected as a member of the 2010-2011 class of Alphonse Fletcher, Sr. Fellows. Each of this year's three Fletcher Fellows will receive a stipend of $50,000 for work that contributes to improving racial equality in American society and furthers the broad social goals of the United States Supreme Court's landmark decision, Brown v. Board of Education.
Forman is associate professor of sociology and co-director of Emory's Race and Difference Initiative.

Dennis Liotta and Albert Padwa have been named American Chemical Society fellows. Liotta is also being inducted into the ACS Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame.

Liotta is professor of organic chemistry. Padwa is the William P. Timmie Professor of Chemistry.

The fellows program began in 2009 to recognize and honor ACS members for their outstanding achievements in and contributions to the science, the profession and service to the society. The group members represent academe, industry and government.

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