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Posted: 4/16/2009

Mary Woolley, president of Research!America, has been selected as the graduation speaker at the 2009 Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) Diploma and Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2009. 

Woolley is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and serves on the Governing Council of the Institute of Medicine. She is a founding member of the Board of Associates of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Under Woolley's leadership, Research!America has earned the attention and respect of elected and appointed officials, researchers in the public, private and academic sectors, media, and community leaders with its record of innovation in advocacy for research. Research!America is the nation's largest nonprofit, membership-supported grassroots public education and advocacy organization committed to making medical and health research a much higher national priority.

The School of Nursing Diploma and Award Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at The Lyric Opera House in downtown Baltimore for all 2009 graduating students and their guests.

Event details and additional information are available on the School of Nursing website at http://www.son.jhmi.edu/graduation and the university website at: http://www.jhu.edu/commencement/.