Skip to content

Medicine Matters

Sharing successes, challenges and daily happenings in the Department of Medicine

Medicine Matters Home CME Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Mrs. Henrietta Lacks, Saturday, October 6 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 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; we look forward to seeing you! Free parking is available in the Washington Street Garage, 701 N. Washington Street, Baltimore 21205.

To register, visit:


Kelsey Bennett