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October 24, 2020
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12:00 pm
1:00 pm

Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture: 100 Years of Henrietta Lacks

Please tune in on Saturday, October 24 at Noon, for a special one hour video screening of the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture: 100 Years of Henrietta Lacks.

This year, the impact of the coronavirus has significantly changed how we currently live, work, and communicate as a community. 2020 also marks 100 years of celebrating the life of a remarkable woman, Mrs. Henrietta Lacks. During this challenging time of a world pandemic, honoring her extraordinary legacy is both timely and a testament to how we all need to strive for a better world, strengthen community trust, and fulfill the promise of medicine.

As a tribute to Mrs. Lacks’ 100th birthday, we’ve assembled a cast of researchers and community members to discuss the impact of Henrietta Lacks and her cells in our past, present, and future.

Featuring:

· Members of the Lacks family

· Dr. Gregg Semenza- 2019 Nobel Prize recipient of Physiology or Medicine

· Dr. Sherita Hill Golden- Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Johns Hopkins Medicine

· Dr. Lisa Cooper- Director of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

· Recipients of the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award and the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship

To gain access to our premiere, you must RSVP at https://lackslecture2020.eventbrite.com.

Please visit https://ictr.johnshopkins.edu/lackslecture for important updates.

THANK YOU, HENRIETTA.

Online

FREE

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Baltimore, 21202