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The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research will host the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore (Medical) Campus. Continental breakfast and check-in begin at 8 a.m.
The keynote speaker is Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP, the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, and a James F. Fries Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She will discuss health equity and social justice in Baltimore. Special guests include members of the Lacks family and Dr. and Mrs. Roland Pattillo of Morehouse College. The 2017 winners of both the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship and the Urban Health Institute’s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Community Award will be announced.
This is a free community event open to the public. Free parking is available in the Washington Street Garage, 701 N. Washington Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205. Handicapped/disabled parking may be requested on the registration form.