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  • Drawing of a man with a prominent beard

    Changing Explanations in Mind-Body Medicine

    Author: Theodore M. Brown, PhD
  • Drawing of a student and teacher in a room full of potions

    “And there’s the Humor of it”: Shakespeare and the Four Humors

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Type: Online Resources
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Photograph of an open book

    Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Historical photograph of a woman

    A Medicine of their Own: The Stories of American Women Healers

    Author: Sarah L. Berry, PhD

history & social studies

  • Five Civil-War era amputees in military uniform gathered together for a photograph

    Reconstructing State and Soldier: Disability and the American Civil War

    Author: Susan-Mary Grant, PhD
  • Photograph of a crowded encampment

    The Ordeal of War

    Author: Peter Carmichael, PhD
  • Newspaper front page reading: Men Wanted for the Invalid Corps.

    Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War

    Author: Manon Parry, Ph.D.
  • Drawing of a man with a prominent beard

    Changing Explanations in Mind-Body Medicine

    Author: Theodore M. Brown, PhD
  • Drawing of a student and teacher in a room full of potions

    “And there’s the Humor of it”: Shakespeare and the Four Humors

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • People gathered by a body of water watching ships sailing

    Healing Elements: A Native Hawaiian Perspective

    Author: Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor, PhD
  • Woman with foliage in the background

    Hawaiian Perspectives on Health

    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Circular diagram with a bird image in the center.

    Hawaiian Star Compass

    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Type: Radio Interviews
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Type: Media Gallery
  • Historical photograph of Charlotte Perkins Gilman at her desk

    The Troubled Mind in Medicine and Society

    Author: Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, PhD
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Drawing of a frowning man

    "Things Most Strange and Wondrous": The Hidden Roots of Modern Science and Medicine

    Author: Mark A. Waddell, PhD
  • Photograph of an open book

    Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Several heads, a body, and body parts

    Following Frankenstein: Mary Shelley, the Monster, and Medical Science

    Author: Susan E. Lederer, PhD
  • Image of skull cross-section as viewed from above

    Dream Anatomy

    Type: Image Gallery
  • 6 images of women

    Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Historical photograph of a woman

    A Medicine of their Own: The Stories of American Women Healers

    Author: Sarah L. Berry, PhD
  • Drawing of a building with people in front

    Obstacles and Opportunities: African Americans’ Medical Work in the American Civil War

    Author: Margaret Humphreys, PhD, MD
  • Historical photograph of a tent in the woods

    Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • The Family Physician and the House Apothecary

    George Washington and Medicine

    Author: Natalie A. Zacek, PhD
  • Memoir on the Last Sickness of George Washington

    Unexpected Illness

    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Colonial manuscript with initials G.W. displayed prominently

    Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Interconnected circles

    Patient Zero and the Early North American HIV/AIDS Epidemic

    Author: Richard A. McKay, PhD
  • Photograph of sign reading 'ACT UP IS WATCHING'

    Responding to AIDS: History, Politics and Visual Culture

    Author: Eric W. Boyle, PhD
  • Road sign indicating a curve

    Society at Odds: the Evolution of AIDS Outreach and Education in America

    Author: Emily W. Easton, MA
  • Black and white photograph of two men.

    Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics and Culture

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Microphotograph of two E. coli bacteria exchanging DNA through conjugation

    Engineering the Genes: Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Biotechnology

    Author: Nadine Weidman, PhD
  • A man stands next to a large cylindrical beer vat and gazes into the vat through a small opening in the conical cover

    From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Advertisement with an illustration of a man cut away to show a little boy beneath

    America's Mind-Altering History

    Author: Sarah W. Tracy, PhD
  • Advertisement with illustration of a woman in a yellow dress dancing while pouring a drink

    Seeking Pleasure, Managing Moods: Users' Experiences with Psychoative Drugs

    Author: Caroline Jean Acker, PhD
  • A graph labeling wellness and vice based on alcohol consumption

    An inquiry into the effects of spirituous liquors on the human body: to which is added, a moral and physical thermometer

    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Scientific drawing of the plant cannabis sativa (marijuana)

    Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions

    Type: Research Bibliography
  • White female army nurse in uniform and cap, visible from chest up.

    Picture Perfect Images and Realities of Military Nursing During the World Wars

    Author: Loren Miller
  • Voluntary Aid Detachment nurses.

    To Serve at Home and Abroad

    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Three White female nurses in military uniforms march with White boy wearing military uniform.

    Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection

    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Female nurse in white shaking hands with another female nurse, in front of group of women nurses.

    Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection

    Type: Online Resources
  • Cropped poster illustration of Chinese dragon dance shows a dragon puppet being supported by three men dressed in brown outfits with head scarves while three dancers with lanterns dance along.

    Disseminating Health Knowledge: Public Health Campaigns in 20th-Century China

    Author: Liping Bu, PhD
  • Black-and-white portrait photograph of Charles Drew sitting at his desk, ca. 1947

    Life after Death: Dr. Charles Drew, Civil Rights, and the Legacy of Race

    Author: Richard Mizelle Jr, PhD
  • Charles Drew with his wife Lenore and their three daughters at the piano, ca. 1921

    Reading and Understanding Charles R. Drew

    Type: Lesson Plan

health education

  • People gathered by a body of water watching ships sailing

    Healing Elements: A Native Hawaiian Perspective

    Author: Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor, PhD
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Type: Professional Organizations
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Type: Mental Health Resource Organizations
  • 6 images of women

    Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians

    Type: Career Resources
  • Title text reads 'Rogers' Chart. Showing disease Caused by the Use of Tobacco' followed by drawings of the cross sections of healthy and diseased brian and nerve.

    Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions

    Type: Online Health Information
  • Cropped poster illustration of Chinese dragon dance shows a dragon puppet being supported by three men dressed in brown outfits with head scarves while three dancers with lanterns dance along.

    Disseminating Health Knowledge: Public Health Campaigns in 20th-Century China

    Author: Liping Bu, PhD

science & technology

  • Circular diagram with a bird image in the center.

    Hawaiian Star Compass

    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Type: Radio Interviews
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Type: Online Resources
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Type: Media Gallery
  • Several heads, a body, and body parts

    Following Frankenstein: Mary Shelley, the Monster, and Medical Science

    Author: Susan E. Lederer, PhD
  • Microphotograph of two E. coli bacteria exchanging DNA through conjugation

    Engineering the Genes: Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Biotechnology

    Author: Nadine Weidman, PhD
  • A man stands next to a large cylindrical beer vat and gazes into the vat through a small opening in the conical cover

    From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry

    Type: Curator's Bibliography