NATIONAL EXPERT ON INNER-CITY CHILDREN'S HEALTH TO SPEAK AT HOPKINS CHILDREN'S CENTER

January 3, 1994
Media Contact:Debbie Bangledorf
Phone: (410) 223-1731
E-mail: Dbangle@welchlink.welch.jhu.edu

Margaret Heagarty, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Columbia University and director of pediatrics at the Harlem Hospital Center, will speak to Hopkins faculty members and staff about how she is coping with the problems of children in an urban environment. The lecture is scheduled for Wed., January 5, at 8:30 a.m. in The Johns Hopkins Hospital's Hurd Hall.

Dr. Heagarty, who has earned a national reputation caring for New York City's poor children, will talk about poverty and its impact on injuries, AIDS, infant mortality and drug abuse.

Dr. Heagarty will be available for interviews Tues., January 4 between 4 and 6 p.m. To interview Dr. Heagarty or to cover the event, call me or Jo Martin at (410) 955- 2476 or (410) 955-8662.


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