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Taking Women’s Health to Heart: An Afternoon with Barbra Streisand

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Air date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 12:00:00 PM
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Category: WALS - Wednesday Afternoon Lectures
Runtime: 00:45:00
Description: J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture

NIH has the honor of hosting world-renowned recording artist, actress, director and philanthropist Ms. Barbra Streisand for the Annual J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture

Her presentation, "Taking Women’s Health to Heart: An Afternoon with Barbra Streisand," will consist of opening remarks by Ms. Streisand and then move to a conversation between Ms. Streisand and NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins. Topics will include Ms. Streisand's advocacy for including women in medical research and her role as the co-founder of the Women's Heart Alliance.

The annual cultural lecture (part of the Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series) honors the memory of J. Edward Rall, founder of the Clinical Endocrinology Branch (now within NIDDK) and the first Deputy Director for Intramural Research. He recommended in 1984 that NIH add a cultural lecture to its Director's Lecture series.
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NLM Title: Taking women's health to heart : an afternoon with Barbra Streisand / Barbra Streisand.
Author: Streisand, Barbra.
Collins, Francis S.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.),
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Abstract: (CIT): J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture NIH has the honor of hosting world-renowned recording artist, actress, director and philanthropist Ms. Barbra Streisand for the Annual J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture Her presentation, "Taking Women's Health to Heart: An Afternoon with Barbra Streisand," will consist of opening remarks by Ms. Streisand and then move to a conversation between Ms. Streisand and NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins. Topics will include Ms. Streisand's advocacy for including women in medical research and her role as the co-founder of the Women's Heart Alliance. The annual cultural lecture (part of the Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series) honors the memory of J. Edward Rall, founder of the Clinical Endocrinology Branch (now within NIDDK) and the first Deputy Director for Intramural Research. He recommended in 1984 that NIH add a cultural lecture to its Director's Lecture series.
Subjects: Biomedical Research
Consumer Advocacy
Famous Persons
Heart Diseases
Women's Health
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NLM Classification: WG 210
NLM ID: 101728501
CIT Live ID: 27824
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