1996 Calendar of Events

U.S. Medicine, January Issue
50th Anniversary Cover Story/Dr. David Satcher

50th Anniversary Kickoff "Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence", April 1-5

National Public Health Week
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Donna Shalala, Secretary, HHS, April 1
Speaker: Dr. William Foege, Former Director, CDC
"Smallpox Eradication and Its Implications for the Future"
200th Anniversary of Smallpox Vaccine
Speaker: Dr. Don Hopkins, Former Deputy Director, CDC
"Smallpox in Historical Perspective"
Keynote Speaker: Richard Preston, author of The Hot Zone, April 3
Speaker: Dr. Caswell Evans, Jr., Director,
Public Health Programs and Services, Department of
Health Services, County of Los Angeles, California
"Public Health: Let's Celebrate!"
Open House/Reception, Building 16

NATIONAL MEDICAL LABORATORY WEEK, April 15-19
Highlights of CDC’s Laboratories, April 10
Laboratory Video and Poster Sessions

EIS Conference/Celebrating EIS Role in CDC’s History, April 22-26
Alexander Langmuir Lecture
Dr. Jeffrey Koplan, Former Director NCCDPHP
Presentation of EIS Appreciation Award - Dr. Satcher, April 24

NIOSH 25th Anniversary Celebration, April 29
President Bill Clinton invited
HHS Secretary Dr. Donna Shalala invited

50th Anniversary Physical Fitness Activities, April 29-July 1
Kickoff - CDC Director’s Physical Activity Challenge, April 30
Tilson School Field Day, May 3
Federal Fitness Week, May 13-17
APW/50th Anniversary Celebration
Women’s Health and Fitness Fair May 22

50th Anniversary Bipartisan Congressional Reception, May 8
Hosted by Senator Sam Nunn and Speaker Newt Gingrich

50th Anniversary/Charles Shepard Award, May 16
Speakers: Dr. Walter Massey and Dr. Stephen Thacker

50th Anniversary Employee Celebration, July 1
CDC World Learning Center Grand Opening
Employee Picnic
Program/Entertainment

MMWR Special 50th Anniversary Edition, June 28

MMWR Historical Classics, July-December

1996 Olympic Games/Dignitaries Tours, July 19-August 4

1996 Paralympic Games/Dignitaries Tours, August 15-25

Joseph Mountain 50th Anniversary Lecture Series, October 21-25
President Jimmy Carter invited
All former Joseph Mountain lecturers will be invited
to participate in a panel discussion concerning CDC’s
history and future direction

Special Projects
50th Anniversary Commemorative CDC Dateline
Pictorial Montage of CDC Employees
Champion of Prevention Award to Senator Sam Nunn
50th Anniversary Commemorative Poster
50th Anniversary Presidential Proclamation
50th Anniversary WHO, State, City, County Proclamations
CDC 50th Anniversary Postal Cancellation/Advertising Stamp
CDC Foundation Corporate Solicitations
CDC Retirees “Homecoming” Event

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