Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

February 11, 2011, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

8:00 a.m. Registration
• Coffee & Continental Breakfast
• Networking
• Meet & Greet
9:00 a.m.
Welcome
• Mr. Jeffrey Rivest, CEO, UMMC
9:15 a.m. Rebecca Skloot, Author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
• Lecture (9:15 - 9:55 a.m.)
• Q&A (9:55 - 10:15 a.m.)
• Book Signing and Purchasing; Poster Display About Henrietta Lacks (10:15 - 10:45 a.m.)
10:45 a.m.
Campus Leaders' Panel Discussion
• The impact of HeLa cells and Henrietta Lacks' Legacy on each field/discipline.
• Examine what is being done to protect patients now and in the future
• Audience Q&A

Moderator:
Dean Phoebe Haddon, JD, LLM
School of Law
12:00 p.m.
Mrs. Henrietta Lacks' Legacy: Impact on Recent Research
• Ms. Hayley Warren, Sophomore, The Field School, Washington, DC
12:15 p.m.
Dr. Claudia Baquet, M.D., M.P.H.
• Bioethics
12:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks
• Mr. John Spearman

The day program is sold out.

Evening Event

February 11, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m.

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
• The Charlie Etzel Jazz Ensemble
7:00 p.m. Dr. Jay Perman, President, University of Maryland
Dr. Roland Pattillo
Rev. Dr. Renita Weems
7:30 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. Artistic and Spoken Tributes to Henrietta Lacks and Family
• Presentation to Henrietta Lacks' Family

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