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James P. Comer, M.D.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Spring


James P. Comer, M.D., the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry, is the winner of the 2007 Grawemeyer Award for Education, the University of Louisville announced in November. The award carries a $200,000 cash prize, the highest in the field of education. Comer established the School Development Program in 1968, a whole-child development program that encourages collaboration among teachers and between schools and their communities.