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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Archives

Deas to deliver Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. lecture

Jan. 17, 2019—Deborah Deas, MD, MPH, the Mark and Pam Rubin Dean of the School of Medicine and chief executive officer for Clinical Affairs at the University of California, Riverside, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in conjunction with the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt.

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MLK lecturer sees teamwork as crucial to health care diversity

Jan. 19, 2017—David Gordon, M.D., dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, gave the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Monday at Vanderbilt, touching on the theme of teamwork as it relates to health care diversity.

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MLK lecturer highlights the power of perseverance

Jan. 21, 2016—As a child in Africa, Rita Adeniran, DNP, R.N., had never heard of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Lecture honors King’s message of hope, unity

Jan. 22, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff, faculty, students and guests packed 208 Light Hall Monday to honor the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.

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Yale’s Forman to deliver Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

Jan. 15, 2015—James Forman Jr., a clinical professor of Law and supervising attorney at Yale Law School, is scheduled to deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 19.

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Nominate a faculty or staff member for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Dec. 2, 2014—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing or at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through his or her work.

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Events honor King’s call to dream, serve, inspire

Jan. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center honored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with, among other events, a lecture by UCLA Nursing School Dean Courtney Lyder, N.D., Sc.D., and presentation of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. award.

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UCLA Nursing School dean set for MLK lecture

Jan. 9, 2014—Courtney H. Lyder, N.D., Sc.D., dean of the UCLA School of Nursing, is set to deliver the keynote address during the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 20.

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MLK Day speaker explores health inequality issues

Jan. 24, 2013—The Martin Luther King Jr. Day address at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was part statement about progress toward health goals, and part sermon about the need to finish the march to the promised land of health equality.

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Toney to deliver MLK Lecture at VUMC on Jan. 16

Jan. 5, 2012—Debra Toney, Ph.D., R.N., president and founder of TLC Health Care Services of Las Vegas and the immediate past president of the National Black Nurses’ Association, will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 16. The lecture, presented at noon in 208 Light Hall, is entitled “Improving...

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