Symposium Examines Legacy of Henrietta Lacks
By: Mary Ann Cozza
The Sociology Program and the Cultural Enrichment Center are hosting the symposium, "Awareness of Health Disparities in America: The Sociological Legacy of Henrietta Lacks," from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Cullen Robertson Auditorium.
The presentation will be given by Dr. Lovell Jones, director of the Dorothy I. Heights Center for Health Equity & Evaluation Research at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of an immortal cell line used for medical research.
For more information, contact Greg Getz, social sciences professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.