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50th Anniversary Day Program & Reception

Celebrating 50 Years of Environmental Health Research at the National Institutes of Health: Scientific Milestones and Advances

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27713

NIEHS 50th Anniversary Program

 

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Program Highlights (Rodbell Auditorium)

Speakers

NIEHS in the Triangle: A Great North Carolina and American Story
James B. Hunt

Former Governor of North Carolina



Catalyst for Creativity
Ira Flatow

Host of Science Friday, Public Radio International



Remarks and Presentation of Champions Awards
Carol Folt, Ph.D.

Chancellor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



Why Environmental Health Sciences Matter to People
Joe & Terry Graedon, Ph.D.

The People's Pharmacy®



Improving Public Health Through Federal Research
David Price

Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives

Awards

Champion of Environmental Health Research Awards will be presented to 12 people who have made significant contributions to environmental health research or awareness.

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Date and Location

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

111 T.W. Alexander Drive
Durham, North Carolina 27713

Visiting NIEHS

NIEHS Front Gate
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Lunch Reception (Patio outside Rodbell Auditorium)

Food & Refreshments

Catered by City Barbecue

  • Pulled BBQ Pork & Smoked Turkey
  • Baked Beans, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Fresh Raw Vegetables, Pickles and Rolls
  • Banana Pudding & Chocolate Cake
  • Iced Tea & Hot Apple Cider in a take-home commemorative glass
  • Veggie Burgers (provided by NIEHS Cafeteria)
Music

Decatur Street Beat Dixieland Band

Live, foot-stomping, toe-tapping, New Orleans style Dixieland music

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Event Sponsors

The NIEHS 50th Anniversary Events have been made possible with the support of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and its generous donors:


VISIONARY

The Honest Company


TRAILBLAZER

NETE

Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.


PIONEER

Michael D. Baker

Charles River

MRIGlobal

RTI International


EXPLORER

Bayer Crop Science

Breast Cancer Fund

Brown Univserity School of Public Health

Commonweal

Endocrine Society

Environmental Signaling Project at Tulane University and the Weatherhead Foundation

Environmental Working Group

Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University

Program on Reproductive Health & the Environment

Tecniplast

The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX)

University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy


To learn more, please contact Dinetta Parrott, Development Officer at (301) 443-2103 or dparrott@fnih.org