James R Gavin III, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
Dr Gavin has published more than 200 articles and has also authored two books: Healing Our Village: A Self-Care Guide for Diabetes Control and Dr. Gavin’s Health Guide for African Americans.
Dr Gavin has received numerous awards, including the Daniel Hale Williams Award, the E. E. Just Award, the Herbert Nickens Award, the Daniel Savage Memorial Award, the Emory University Medal for Distinguished Achievement, the Banting Medal for Distinguished Service from the American Diabetes Association, the Distinguished Alumni Award from Duke University School of Medicine, and the Internist of the Year from the National Medical Association.
He is a past president of the American Diabetes Association and belongs to a number of organizations, including the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Diabetes Association, the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the American Association of Physicians, the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Association of Black Cardiologists, Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary Society and the Sigma Pi Phi Leadership Fraternity.