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Remembering Leonard Nimoy- A COPD Awareness Event

About the film: 
“Remembering Leonard Nimoy” is a loving and very personal tribute to the life and career of Leonard Nimoy, the prolific actor and director who is best known for playing Spock in Star Trek. Produced and directed by his daughter Julie and son-in-law David Knight, the film reveals stories from his childhood growing up in Boston in the 1930s and 1940s, highlights from his early career in Hollywood, and a snapshot of Nimoy’s big break-out role on the popular sci-fi series Star Trek. It also shows how he helped raise awareness for the lung disease that eventually took his life, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Screening: 5:30pm-6:30pm in Uris Auditorium
Panel Discussion: 6:30pm- 7:30pm in Uris Auditorium
Cocktail Reception: 7:30pm-8:30pm in Griffis Faculty Club

Special celebrity appearance by George Takei.

Screening sponsored by Pulmonx.

RSVP is required as space is limited.

For more details, please contact PCCMEvents@med.cornell.edu

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Uris Auditorium and Griffis Faculty Club 1300 York Avenue

Event Type

Party/Reception, Information Session, Lecture/Seminar, Other Lecture/Seminar, Social or Networking Event


Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


Education, Research




Free, but RSVP is required

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