History of Medicine
February 12 (Tues) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A
African American History Month Lecture
Jill L. Newmark; National Library of Medicine
"Oak Leaves on his Shoulders: Discovering African American Civil War Surgeons in the NLM Collections"
February 21 (Thurs) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. [RESCHEDULED from January 16] -- NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A
Kristin Heitman, PhD; Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
"Calculating with Mortalities in Restoration London: John Graunt and his Natural and Political Observations"
March 12 (Tues) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A
Women's History Month Lecture
Sarah Berry, PhD; Hobart and William Smith Colleges
"Dr. Sarah Loguen Fraser's Legacy of Social Justice in Medicine"
April 30 (Tues) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A
This lecture will be held in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities,
as part of NLM's 2012 Memorandum of Understanding with that agency.
E. Thomas Ewing, PhD; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
"'Scourge on Wane; Fatalities Fewer': Interpreting Newspaper Coverage of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic"
May 29 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- Lister Hill Center Auditorium, Building 38A
Stephen Greenberg, PhD; National Library of Medicine
"Ink and Silver: Medicine, Photography, and the Printed Book, 1845-1880"
June 28 (Fri) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A
This lecture, to be held on the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, will recognize June as LGTBQ Awareness Month and draw attention to history of Salutaris, the organization of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) and allied NIH employees whose mission is to foster an atmosphere at NIH that is open and inclusive of all employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Panel TBA from Salutaris: The National Institutes of Health Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Employees' Forum
"A history of Salutaris."
July 10 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- Lister Hill Center Auditorium, Building 38A
The 2013 James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture
Mary Fissel, PhD; The Johns Hopkins University
“When a Masterpiece Becomes a Chameleon: Re-Making a Popular Medical Book in the 1830s and 40s.”
September 3 (Tue) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- Lister Hill Center Auditorium, Building 38A
Shauna Devine, PhD; Western University, London, Ontario
"The Civil War, The Army Medical Museum, and the Surgeon General's Library: Medical Practice and the Science of American Medicine"
November 19 (Tue) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A
Diane Wendt, Associate Curator, National Museum of American History
"Vessels, Tubes and Tanks: Historic Biotechnologies at the Smithsonian"