Bronx Community Research Review Board

Bronx Community
Research Review
Board

The grandchildren of Henrietta Lacks Join an Interactive Discussion at Bronx Community College

Where: Meister Hall, Schwendler Auditorium
When: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Facilitated by: President thomas Isekenegbe, Associate Dean Simone Rodriguez-Dorestant & Dr. Monique Guishard

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, the grandchildren of Henrietta Lacks (Victoria Baptiste and Jeri Lacks) will be visiting Bronx Community College to have a discussion on their grandmother’s legacy and the impact her life has had on health and research globally. This event is a part of this year’s Bronx Reads: One Book, One College, One Community initiative. On a campus-wide poll, the students of Bronx Community College voted to read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

This event is open to the public! For more information contact Monique.Guishard@bcc.cuny.edu