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NIH Hosts 5K Run to Raise Awareness of Infant Mortaility Slide Show Display

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Panel 1: Runners walking Caroline Signore, Program Director of the NICHD Pregnancy & Perinatology Branch, waves as she joins walkers at the event, a show of NIH's commitment to reducing infant mortality rate. According to a National Center for Health Statistics data brief issued in 2008, the United States ranked 29th in the world in infant mortality.
Panel 2: Group of run administrators Leaders from local radio and the NICHD gathered Sept. 28 to kick off the second annual campus 5K run/walk/roll to raise awareness of infant mortality. Shown are special guest Justine Love, Director of Community/Public Affairs of CBS Radio of Washington; Laura Clark, CBS Radio Director of Political and Government Affairs; NICHD Deputy Director Yvonne Maddox; Constantine Stratakis, Scientific Director of the Division of Intramural Research; Regina James, Director of the Division of Special Populations; Rosemary Higgins, Program Director of the Pregnancy & Perinatology Branch; and Shavon Artis, of the NICHD Public Information & Communications Branch.
Panel 3: Runners running Runners set off on a course that circled the NIH campus, following introductory remarks by NICHD officials and the starting whistle.

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Last Reviewed: 12/08/2011
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