Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award 2014

Call for Nominations The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) has established the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award to honor exceptional collaborations between community-university partners working together to improve the health and well-being of the city of Baltimore. The award, named in recognition of Henrietta Lacks, will carry with it a monetary gift to the community entity that is the central partner in that relationship.

This award of $15,000 highlights the importance of community-university collaborations, recognizes the accomplishments that can be achieved by such partnerships, and continues to support the efforts of the partnership.

For eligibility criteria and nomination submission information, go to http://urbanhealth.jhu.edu/_PDFs/Henrietta%20Lacks%20Memorial%20Award%20Call%20for%20Nominations_2014.pdf

Nominations should be submitted to jhsph.urbanhealth@jhu.edu by 5 pm on Friday, Aug. 1.