It is an honor and pleasure each year for the Friends to hold an Awards Gala to celebrate the advancements made in public health, medicine, and health communications, along with the individuals and organizations who are dedicated to this cause. The 2011 Annual Awards Gala on November 3 will bring together representatives from the public, professional, and business sectors in health care to show their support for the Library—this year celebrating its 175th anniversary.
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For their achievements and support of the advancement of health, five recipients will be honored:
- Distinguished Medical Informatics Award Larry Ellison, Founder and CEO, Oracle
- Paul G. Rogers Health Communications Award Mehmet Oz, MD, and Michael Roizen, MD, co-authors, YOU: The Owner’s Manual
- Distinguished Medical Science Award Purnell W. Choppin, MD, President Emeritus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
- Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award Ann Duesing, Outreach Librarian, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, UVA
We hope that you will join us for this gala evening! For more information on the honorees and to find out how to attend, visit www.fnlm.org.
Donald West King, M.D., Chairman
Friends of the National Library of Medicine
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