Friday, September 8, 2017

SECOND ANNUAL DONALD LINDBERG AND DONALD WEST KING LECTURE

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION DIRECTOR TO GIVE
SECOND ANNUAL DONALD LINDBERG AND DONALD WEST KING LECTURE
Monday, September 11 at 1:00PM

National Science Foundation Director Dr. France Anne-Dominic Córdova will deliver the second Annual Donald Lindberg and Donald West King Lecture, cosponsored by the National Library of Medicine, the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM) and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Lister Hill Center Auditorium, Building 38A. The lecture, which honors recently retired NLM Director Dr. Lindberg and former NLM Deputy Director for Research and Education Dr. King, is titled, “Computation and Biomedicine: New Possibilities for Longstanding Challenges.”

Dr. Córdova is an American astrophysicist and the 14th director of the National Science Foundation, the only government agency charged with advancing all fields of scientific discovery, technology innovation, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Previously, she was the eleventh President of Purdue University and served as NASA’s chief scientist. The event will also be videocast, https://videocast.nih.gov.   

Sign language interpreter will be provided. Light refreshments sponsored by the FNLM will follow the lecture.

Sponsored by:
Milton Corn, MD
Deputy Director for Research and Education

For more information:
Kathy Cravedi
Director
Office of Communications & Public Liaison cravedik@mail.nlm.nih.gov
301.496.6308

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