Oct. 5: Dr. Griffin Rodgers to deliver Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205
The Economic and Social Imperatives of Disease Prevention: The Obesity-Diabetes-Kidney Disease Paradigm
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Griffin Rodgers
Director of the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Special Guests: The Lacks Family
Join Johns Hopkins in honoring the legacy of Mrs. Henrietta Lacks, Saturday, October 5 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, in Johns Hopkins Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205. This year, we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture.
We are pleased to have Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NDDK), as our keynote speaker. The 2019 winners of both the Urban Health Institute’s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award and the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship will be announced.
Please view the event flyer and share with your family, friends and colleagues.
All are welcome. Free parking is available in the Washington Street Garage, located at 701 N. Washington Street, Baltimore, MD 21205.