SAVE THE DATE: Exciting lunchtime lecture at the National Museum of Health and Medicine this month! On Thursday, June 26 at noon, James L. Krahenbuhl, Ph.D., director of the federal National Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) Program will offer a talk about the need for a greater awareness about leprosy in the U.S.
The lecture is free and will take place in Russell Auditorium at NMHM. After the talk, visit the temporary exhibition, "Triumph at Carville: A Tale of Leprosy in America."
What: Learn the 113-year history of the “national leprosarium” and the need for an awareness of leprosy in the U.S. medical community, with James L. Krahenbuhl, Ph.D., director of the federal National Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) Program
When: Thursday, June 26, 2008; 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Where: Russell Auditorium at NMHM (on Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 54)
Cost: Free! Bring a bag lunch.
Museum Address: 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 54, Washington, DC, 20307. (Photo identification required.) Free parking is available.
Tim Clarke, Jr., PAO
National Museum of Health and Medicine/AFIP
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