2018 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture


October 06, 2018
8:00am – 5:00pm

Event Summary

Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Mrs. Henrietta Lacks, Saturday, October 6 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm., in Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Ave, 21205.

We are pleased to have Dr. Francis S. Collins, the current director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as our keynote speaker. Special guests include members of the Lacks family and Dr. and Mrs. Roland Pattillo of Morehouse College. The 2018 winners of both the Urban Health Institute’s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Community Award and the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship will be announced.

All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you.  Free parking is available in the Washington Street Garage, 701 N. Washington Street, Baltimore 21205.

See website for details: https://ictr.johnshopkins.edu/community/community-involvement/the-henrietta-lacks-memorial-lecture/2018-henrietta-lacks-memorial-lecture/


Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...


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