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Friday., Mar.11, 2011  

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

WHAT: Cynthia Davis, an assistant professor at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, was invited as one of the main speakers at a program held in recognition of the National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Bridget Gordon, an HIV positive spokeswoman also will talk about her experience.

WHEN: Sun., Mar. 13 at 1 p.m.
8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

WHERE:In the main auditorium of the Crenshaw Christian Center, 7901 S. Vermont. Ave., Los Angeles.

WHO: Sponsored by Crenshaw Christian Center



For more information, please contact:
Daryl Strickland

Charles Drew University

Pastor Robert Bolden
Crenshaw Christian Center


About Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
CDU is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, minority-serving medical and health sciences institution.  Located in the Watts-Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, CDU has graduated more than 550 medical doctors, 2,500 post-graduate physicians, more than 2,000 physician assistants and hundreds of other health professionals.  The only dually designated Historically Black Graduate Institution and Hispanic Serving Health Professions School in the U.S., CDU is recognized as a leader in translational and health inequities research, specifically with respect to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, mental health, and HIV/AIDS.  Recently, the CDU/UCLA medical program was named the “best performer” in the University of California System with respect to producing outstanding underrepresented minority physicians by the Greenlining Institute.  For more information, visit


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