Curtis G. Hames
|Curtis G. Hames Sr.|
|Known for||Evans County Heart Study|
He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1944. He was a visiting clinical professor in the Medical University of South Carolina Department of Family Medicine. From 1958 to 1995, the National Institutes of Health funded his Evans County Heart Study, which resulted in more than 560 published papers. The study showed the value of HDL cholesterol.
Medical College of Georgia established the Curtis G. Hames Chair in Family Medicine; Georgia Southern University established Curtis G. Hames Scholarships in Nursing; Society of Teachers of Family Medicine established the Curtis G. Hames Research Award.
- 1984 MacArthur Fellows Program 
- Lamartine Griffin Hardman Cup Award by the Medical Association of Georgia
- Albert Lasker Special Public Health Award
- Lindbloom EJ (2005). "Dietrich receives Curtis G. Hames Research Award, call for new model papers". Ann Fam Med 3 (4): 373–5. doi:10.1370/afm.386. PMC 1466899. PMID 16046574.