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Donna Christensen To Speak at Women's History Month Program

All are invited to attend the 2003 NIH Women's History Month observance, which will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 19 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Bldg. 1. The theme of this year's program is "Women Pioneers in Health: Past, Present and Future." The keynote speaker will be the Honorable Donna M. Christensen, delegate, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Virgin Islands. In her third term, Christensen is the first female physician in history to serve in the U.S. Congress. For more information, call Rudene Thomas, 402-2932 or Molly Gleeson, 451-9692. Sign language interpretation will be provided. For other reasonable accommodation, call Michael Chew, 402-3681 (voice) or 480-3122 (TTY).

Wednesday Afternoon Lectures

The Wednesday Afternoon Lecture series — held on its namesake day at 3 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10 — features Dr. Stanislas Leibler on Mar. 26, speaking on the topic, "Tinkering and Modeling of Genetic Networks." He is professor and head of the laboratory of living matter, Gladys T. Perkin professor and HHMI investigator, Rockefeller University.

For more information or for reasonable accommodation, call Hilda Madine, 594-5595.

Breast Cancer Prevention Discussed

Dr. JoAnne Zujewski will lecture on "The Prevention of Breast Cancer," on Wednesday, Mar. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Bldg. 1. She is medical director, Clinical Research Operations, NCI Center for Cancer Research and head of the breast cancer clinical research section. Her talk will cover the effects of raloxifene in premenopausal women and future directions for research. Attendees are invited to stay afterward for discussion and refreshments. The talk is sponsored by the Office of Research on Women's Health's women's health special interest group. Sign language interpretation will be available.


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