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Emory Announces International Award Winners

Winners to be honored Nov. 15

The visionary of a revolutionary health care program and an expert on primate social cognition will be honored by next month.

Lynn Sibley, the architect of a revolutionary health care program, and Josep Call, an expert on primate social cognition, will be recognized during International Awards Night on Nov. 14 at the .

More from Emory on Sibley and Call:

Sibley will receive the Marion V. Creekmore Award for Internationalization, given to an Emory faculty member who advances understanding of international and global issues through teaching, scholarship or other work for the university. She is one of the architects of the revolutionary Home-Based Lifesaving Skills program, which has been recognized as a 21st-century model for birth attendant education by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Call will receive the 2011 Sheth Distinguished International Alumni Award, which recognizes Emory’s international alumni who have distinguished themselves in service to universities, governments, private sector firms and nongovernmental organizations. A native of Spain, Call has distinguished himself as a leading expert in primate social behavior and cognition since completing his doctorate in psychology at Emory in 1997.

For more information, visit the Emory University website.

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