NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Oct. 30

Ceremony To Honor NCI’s Rabson

The life, legacy and accomplishments of the late Dr. Alan Rabson, former deputy director of the National Cancer Institute, will be celebrated on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Kirschstein Auditorium, Natcher Conference Center. Rabson died July 4 at age 92.

The event will honor a distinguished scientific career that spanned six decades and included senior leadership roles at NCI and in the cancer community. A reception hosted by the Foundation for the NIH will follow.

RSVP to attend at As part of the RSVP process, you will have the opportunity to post photos of Rabson. These may be shared at the commemoration and will be given to the family. If you are unable to attend but would like to share photos or a particular remembrance, you may do so through

Sign language interpretation will be provided. Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Kathy McBrien at (240) 276-5320 and/or the Federal TTY relay number 1-800-877-8339.

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