Kennedy Krieger Institute to Honor Judy Woodruff During DC Benefit to Support Pediatric Brain Research

WASHINGTON--()--On Wednesday, October 10, Kennedy Krieger Institute will salute pioneering news anchor Judy Woodruff, whose experience supporting her eldest son after a traumatic brain injury inspired her to shine a spotlight on pediatric brain disorders while advocating for the future of care.

Information is as follows:


Dr. Bradley Schlaggar, CEO, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour

Andrea Mitchell, NBC News


Whatever it Takes: A Tribute to Judy Woodruff

An evening to experience the impact of Kennedy Krieger Institute through the eyes of one of America’s most beloved journalists
WHEN: Wednesday, October 10
Cocktails: 6:00 p.m.
Program: 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20036

One in every six children in the US has a brain disorder, disease, or injury —meaning most families have been personally touched by one of these conditions or know someone who has. With a new CEO, and an increased focus on advancing research, Kennedy Krieger Institute realizes the importance of building its network and sharing its story from within the nation’s capital.


Advanced media registration required. To request a press pass or a pre-interview, please contact Melanie Fonder Kaye at or 414.708.2525.


for Kennedy Krieger Institute
Melanie Fonder Kaye, 414-708-2525

Release Summary

Kennedy Krieger Institute to host celebration saluting Judy Woodruff with conversations on the future of pediatric brain disorder care & research.


for Kennedy Krieger Institute
Melanie Fonder Kaye, 414-708-2525