Elizabeth Taylor, executive director of the National Health Law Program (NHeLP), will deliver the Frank Porter Graham Lecture, “Healthcare’s Seven Dirty Words” on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center.
The NHeLP is a nationally recognized legal nonprofit dedicated to protecting and advancing the health rights of low income and underserved individuals. Taylor, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna, has spent her career advancing justice both in the courtroom and the board room. She joined NHeLP from the U.S. Department of Justice, where she served for three years as principal deputy associate attorney general during the first and second terms of the Obama administration. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School, Yale Divinity School and the UNC-Chapel Hill.
This event is sponsored by Honors Carolina. The Frank Porter Graham lecture series honors the late U.S. Senator and president of UNC-Chapel Hill, who was a champion of freedom, democracy and the disadvantaged. The lecture is made possible by the gift of Taylor McMillan ‘60, who established the Frank Porter Graham Lecture Series.