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Southern University mourns the passing of Dr. James Freemont

4/14/2013

The Southern University and A&M College family mourns the passing of Dr. James Freemont, an SU graduate, supporter and past President of the SU National Alumni Federation.

Freemont, president of the Medical Staff at South Fulton Medical Center, died Saturday.

“In Dr. Freemont, Southern University lost an enthusiast and caring friend,” Chancellor Dr. James L. Llorens said. “Whenever the university needed a wise voice of reason, we could count of Dr. Freemont. He was passionate about Southern University’s future and the success of its graduates. Dr. Freemont certainly will be missed.”

Freemont graduated from Southern with an undergraduate degree in bacteriology and later graduated from Emory University’s School of Medicine where he also completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology

He earned degrees from the University of Phoenix Master of Health Administration program and the Helms Institute of Medical Acupuncture for Physicians through the UCLA School of Medicine.

Freemont is a member of the National Medical Association, American Medical Association, Georgia State Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, the National Board of Medical Examiners, and is an Associate Member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

Information of funeral services will be published when it becomes available.