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Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award

Tue. Oct 5, 2021 3:00pm - Mon. Oct 11, 2021 5:00pm

The Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award was established in honor of former Turner Station resident and Johns Hopkins cancer patient Henrietta Lacks, whose cells helped make possible ground-breaking advances in medical research. The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) offers this $15,000 award to Baltimore City community-based programs working in partnership with Johns Hopkins faculty, students, or staff to highlight the importance of community-university collaborations, recognize the accomplishments which can be achieved by such partnerships, and continue to support the efforts of the partnership. 

Nominations are due by October 11, 2021 at 5:00 pm. 

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