Speaker - Neen Hunt

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Neen Hunt is President of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation and the Mary Woodard Lasker Charitable Trust, a position she has held since 1995. The foundation and its programs support biomedical research aimed at eradicating disease, improving human health and extending life. Dr. Hunt oversees the Lasker Medical Research Awards, which are widely regarded as among the most prestigious honors granted to medical scientists. Prior to joining the foundation, she was executive vice president and chief operating officer of the United Nations Foundation, a non-profit advocacy and education organization that supports the United Nations. Before that she was Head of the Calhoun School, a coed independent school of 650 students in grades K-l2. Under her leadership the school received Presidential recognition as a model school, and the Calhoun library is now dedicated to her. She received her doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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The Human Element: Pioneers of Modern Medicine

10.06.07 | 01:35:56 min | 0 comments