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Jan

25

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Diversity in Medicine Book Discussion: The Beauty in Breaking

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Join us for a virtual NNLM Reading Club discussion of Michele Harper’s powerful memoir, The Beauty in Breaking. After a difficult childhood, a relationship rejection, and discrimination as an African American woman in a predominately white male profession, Dr. Harper reveals how every person is broken in one way or another. Harper shares how she self-healed… Read More »

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Jan

25

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NNLM Reading Club Presents…Resurrection Lily with author Amy Byer Shainman & Ellen Matloff, CGC

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Please join us as Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, discusses her book, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew: A Memoir. Ms. Shainman is a patient advocate who provides support and education surrounding BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes. She is also… Read More »

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Dec

01

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Access Dr. Bill Sullivan’s Webinar 24/7!

Posted by on December 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Did you miss Bill Sullivan discussing the hidden forces of genetics last week? Don’t worry! You can catch up on the November 17th webinar whenever is convenient for you here. Dr. Bill Sullivan, professor of pharmacology and microbiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, discussed his book Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

Dec

01

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Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Posted by on December 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Join the NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) as we present an afternoon with Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D.. He’ll join our host, Edgar Gil Rico, NAHH, to discuss his book, Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon. Dr. Q, as he is known, shares his journey from a child in… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Aug

31

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NNLM Reading Club Presents “We Live for the We” with Dani McClain

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Join authors Dani McClain and Andrea Collier as they discuss McClain’s book, “We Live for the We: the Political Power of Black Motherhood” in September 22nd at 12-1pm PT. “A longtime reporter on race, reproductive health, and politics, Dani McClain is also the mother of a little girl. Like all first-time mothers, she has countless… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

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