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By United Press International   |   Dec. 7, 2001 at 2:46 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2001

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH SYMPOSIUM ON ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH DISPARITIES.

AGENDA: Highlighted topics and speakers include:

"Economic Implications of the Gap in Health and Longevity Between Blacks and Whites"

Drs. Robert Topel and Kevin Murphy, University of Chicago

"Impact of Health Disparities on Labor Market Outcomes,"

Dr. John Bound, University of Michigan, "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Public and Private Medical Care Expenditures for the Medicare Population"

Dr. Jose Escarce, RAND

"Effects of Health Disparities on Educational Attainment,"

Dr. David Meltzer, University of Chicago.

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301-594-6446

WEB ADDRESS:nih.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS American Folklife Center presents ethnomusicologist Todd Harvey discussing his new book, The Formative Dylan: Transmission and Stylistic Influences, 1961-1963, which examines the musical roots of 70 songs from Bob Dylan's early career.

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: West Dining Room, sixth floor of the Madison Building, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-707-5502

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH 2001-2002 NEUROSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES: "Calcium Channels and Local and Long Distance Signaling on Both Sides of the Synapse," with Dr. Richard W. Tsien, Stanford University.

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301-435-1896

WEB ADDRESS:nih.gov

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: COMMERCE SECRETARY DON EVANS holds a signing ceremony for the Boeing Company and Vietnam Airlines.

WHO: The speakers are:

Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyan Tan Dung

Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Tam Chien

CEO Boeing, Alan Mulally

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-482-4883

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