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Your Environment. Your Health.

50th Anniversary Day Program & Reception

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

Program Highlights (Rodbell Auditorium)


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

Former Governor of North Carolina

Ira Flatow
Catalyst for Creativity
Ira Flatow

Host of Science Friday, Public Radio International

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

Chancellor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Joe & Terry Graedon, Ph.D.
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


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

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

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)

Decatur Street Beat Dixieland Band

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

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:


The Honest Company



Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.


Michael D. Baker

Charles River


RTI International


Bayer Crop Science

Breast Cancer Fund

Brown Univserity School of Public Health


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


The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX)

University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy


Dinetta Parrott, Development Officer
Tel 301-443-2103
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