2017 T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture

IARS 2017 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium

Improving Health Through Discovery and Education
May 6-9, 2017 • Washington, DC

Join Dr. Victor J. Dzau in 2017 for the T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture
Vital Directions in Health and Medicine in Uncertain Times
Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00 am – 9:00 am

Victor J. Dzau, MD

President, National Academy of Medicine, Chancellor Emeritus and James B Duke Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

Victor Dzau

Dr. Victor J. Dzau has made a significant impact on medicine through his seminal research in cardiovascular medicine and genetics, his pioneering of the discipline of vascular medicine, and his leadership in health care innovation. As one of the world’s preeminent academic health leaders, Dr. Dzau advises governments, corporations, and universities worldwide and has been identified for many honors and recognitions including the Public Service Medal from the President of Singapore, the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the AHA Research Achievement Award for his contributions to cardiovascular biology and medicine.

A leader in health care innovation, Dr. Dzau’s vision is for academic health sciences centers to lead the transformation of medicine through innovation, translation, and globalization. Leading this vision at Duke, he and his colleagues developed the Duke Translational Medicine Institute, the Duke Global Health Institute, the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, and the Duke Institute for Health Innovation. These initiatives create a seamless continuum from discovery and translational sciences to clinical care, and they promote transformative innovation in health. Join him at the T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture as he reveals his groundbreaking contributions to medicine.

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