James R. Gavin, III, M.D. is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Healing Our Village, Inc., a healthcare corporation that specializes in targeted advocacy, training, education, disease management, and outreach for health care professionals and minority communities. In addition, Gavin is Clinical Professor of Medicine and Senior Advisor of Health Affairs at Emory University, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Previously, Gavin was President of the Morehouse School of Medicine.
Gavin is a recipient of the Emory University Medal for Distinguished Achievement and the Banting Medal for Distinguished Service from the American Diabetes Association.
Gavin holds a Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Livingstone College, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Emory University and a M.D. degree from Duke University.