Grass roots activists are staging disruptive protests at the home and office of Dr. Laurie Glimcher, the Dean of Cornell Medical College, who, as a member of the board of the NY Blood Center, abandoned 66 chimpanzees in Liberia with no food or water.
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Watch activists react as the students, faculty and staff of Weill Cornell Medical College laugh at and ignore them and show no compassion for the 66 chimps abandoned by the school’s dean, Dr. Laurie Glimcher, who is on the board of the New York Blood Center.
Chaos unfolded when activists pushed back against Cornell Medical College security guards who tried to stop a legal protest against the school’s dean, Dr. Laurie Glimcher. As a member of the board of the New York Blood Center, Dr. Glimcher signed off on the organization’s plan to abandon 66 chimpanzees in Liberia with no food or water.
Following three protests at her office and home and a series of online calls to action, Dr. Laurie Glimcher has resigned from the Board of NYBC. A cover story in the Cornell Daily Sun entitled “Weill Cornell Medicine Dean Accused of Chimp Abandonment” and a review of NYBC documents demonstrate that Dr. Glimcher, NYBC and Cornell Medical College, where she is the Dean, have lied about her departure from the board.
Two dozen activists staged a fourth protest at the home and office of Dr. Laurie Glimcher, the Dean of Cornell Medical College, urging her to issue a public statement demanding that NYBC reinstate funding for the chimps who she and other board members abandoned in Liberia with no food or water.