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NSF Director To Speak at NLM, Sept. 11

Dr. France Anne-Dominic Córdova

Dr. France Anne-Dominic Córdova

National Science Foundation director Dr. France Anne-Dominic Córdova will deliver the second annual Donald Lindberg and Donald West King Lecture, cosponsored by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM) and the American Medical Informatics Association, on Monday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. in Lister Hill Center Auditorium, Bldg. 38A.

The lecture, which honors recently retired NLM director Lindberg and former NLM deputy director of research and education King, is titled, “Computation and Biomedicine: New Possibilities for Longstanding Challenges.”

Córdova is an American astrophysicist and the 14th director of the National Science Foundation, the only government agency charged with advancing all fields of scientific discovery, technology innovation, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Previously, she was the eleventh president of Purdue University and served as NASA’s chief scientist. The program will also be videocast.

Light refreshments sponsored by FNLM will follow the lecture.

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