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Innovations in Human Health
Ground Floor


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FREE ticketed event

Join us as we explore the latest developments in human health. Hear from physician-scientist Jean Bennett, one of the winners of the 2018 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards, on transforming her dream of finding a cure for blindness from idea to reality.

You’ll also hear first-hand from Sabrina Sholts, Curator of Physical Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History, and more on the new technologies, innovative strategies, and research addressing local and global human health.


This program is made possible by support from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and is offered as part of a series related to the new exhibition, Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World at the National Museum of Natural History.

Accessibility Information

The National Museum of Natural History is committed to providing inclusive experiences for all audiences. Please contact 202-633-3611 or email for access services. To view and print a map with accessible entrances, curb cuts, designated parking, and more for Smithsonian facilities on the National Mall, please download the Accessibility Map here. 

Sign Language Interpretation

If you would like to have a sign language interpreter or real-time captioning (CART), you should call (202) 633-3611 or send an e-mail to Please allow time to schedule the request by contacting the Accessbility Office at least 2 weeks prior to the program. We will do our best to accomodate last-minute requests.

Time: 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20013-7012
United States

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