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2018 Harriet Cook Carter Lecture

Patti Brennan, RN, PhD
Thursday, February 15, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Patricia Brennan, RN, PhD

This annual lectureship was endowed to commemorate the contributions of Harriet Cook Carter, a friend of the School, whose community service enriched the lives of Durham residents.

On behalf of the Duke University School of Nursing, we are pleased to announce that Patricia Brennan, RN, PhD will be the 2018 Harriet Cook Carter Distinguished Lecturer. (Title TBD)

Dr. Brennan is the Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The NLM is the world's largest biomedical library and the producer of digital information services used by scientists, health professionals and members of the public worldwide. She assumed the directorship in August 2016.

In January 2017, with the transition of the trans-NIH data science initiatives to NLM, as recommended by the NLM Working Group Report to the NIH Director, Dr. Brennan also assumed the role of NIH Interim Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS).

A past president of the American Medical Informatics Association, Dr. Brennan was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (now the National Academy of Medicine) in 2001. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American College of Medical Informatics, and the New York Academy of Medicine.

Please RSVP by January 15th using this link:

Public Lecture - 3:00pm
Panel Discussion - 4:00 pm
Reception to follow in Atrium