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Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Sherman  James

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct or Visiting, Epidemiology

Dr. James was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly The Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Sciences in 2000. In 2016, he was elected to the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences as the Mahatma Gandhi Fellow. The Epidemiology Section of the American Public Health Association recognized his career excellence as a teacher with the Abraham Lilienfeld Award in 2001, and his excellence as a scholar with the Wade Hampton Frost Lecture and Award in 2016. He is a fellow of the American Epidemiological Society, the American College of Epidemiology, the American Heart Association, and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. In 2007-08, he served as president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER), the world's largest professional organization of epidemiologists. In 2008, he was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Washington University in St. Louis.

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1518 Clifton Road

Atlanta , GA 30322

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  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Social Epidemiology

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