Kington to deliver MLK Human Rights Week Distinguished Lecture Jan. 23
January 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Raynard S. Kington, MD, president of Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, will deliver the University of Iowa Health Care Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture, beginning at noon Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium, 1110 Medical Education and Research Facility.
The event is free and open to the public. A reception in the MERF atrium will follow the lecture.
Kington has served as president of Grinnell College since 2010. Prior to joining Grinnell, he held multiple positions at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including principal deputy director and acting NIH director. Prior to the NIH, he was a division director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a senior scientist at the RAND Corporation.
Kington is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, where he serves on its governing council. He also serves on the board of directors of the American Council on Education.
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