NLM Lecture

You are cordially invited to the next NLM History of Medicine lecture, to be held Tuesday, 20 November 2012 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., in the NLM Visitor Center, National Library of Medicine, Building 38A, Bethesda, MD. In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, NLM presents:


“Researching the Gold Book: The Indian Health Service 50th Anniversary History Project”


James Rife and Capt. Alan J. Dellapenna, Jr., USPHS (Ret.)


A presentation by the co-authors of the anniversary book, Caring & Curing: A History of the Indian Health Service, published by the PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health. This lecture will recognize November as Native American Heritage Month and draw attention to several NLM collections which the speakers used for their research and writing on the Indian Health Service.


All are welcome.


Sign language interpretation is provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate may contact Stephen Greenberg at 301-435-4995, e-mail<>, or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339).


Due to current security measures at NIH, off-campus visitors are advised to consult the NLM Visitors and Security website:


Sponsored by

NLM’s History of Medicine Division

Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD, Chief


Event contact:

Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD

Coordinator of Public Services

History of Medicine Division

National Library of Medicine, NIH