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The Official Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group / Articles posted by blackwaterbranding (Page 5)

Henrietta Lacks Legacy Week (September 23 – September 30) On July 1, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed into law the creation of the Henrietta Lacks Commission. Governor Northam proclaimed September 23-29, 2018 as Henrietta Lacks Legacy Week—to coincide with the inaugural meeting of the Henrietta Lacks Commission. The commission plans to create a biomedical cancer research center in Halifax, Virginia to honor Henrietta’s...

Members of the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group conducted the third in a series of tours and discussions about Turner Station on September 14, 2018. A total of 24 new resident physicians participated through the Johns Hopkins Bayview resident physicians’ course “Foundations of Clinical Excellence”. The course posits the idea that physicians should know something about...

The HLLG Annual Luncheon The HLLG Annual Luncheon is now in its third year.  The luncheon raises funds for the development of a wax figure of Henrietta Lacks for the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum and the Henrietta Lacks Endowed Scholarship at the Community College of Baltimore County.  In addition to honoring the Woman of the Year,...