January 3, 1994
Media Contact:Debbie Bangledorf
Phone: (410) 223-1731
Margaret Heagarty, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Columbia
University and director
of pediatrics at the Harlem Hospital Center, will speak to Hopkins
and staff about how she is coping with the problems of children in an
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.