Congratulations to our SOM Above and Beyond nominees and winner

SOM Above and Beyond Award: This award recognizes and honors an Emory University School of Medicine staff member who–through their exceptional performance–demonstrates outstanding acts of character, including integrity, passion, teamwork, productivity, and cultural diversity.

This year, nine of the 16 nominees were Department of Medicine employees:


Pictured (L to R): Ashley Freeman, Katie Davis, Kelly Frazer Johnson, and Gina Critchet

Allison Beck
Gina Critchet
Katie Davis
Kelly Frazer Johnson
Ashley Freeman
Dean Kleinhenz (Med RAS)
Eileen Osinski
Marcela Santamaria-Appling
Patricia Woodard

This year’s winner, Dean Kleinhenz, received the award at the annual School of Medicine Staff Appreciation Event on August 14 in WHSCAB.