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History of Medicine Seminars for 2001

  • December 19 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Prof. Elizabeth A. Fenn, "Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82"

  • November 13 (Tues) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Bernard Unti, "The S.P.C.A. as a Gilded Age American Public Health Agency"

  • October 24 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Paul Theerman, "Psychiatry in the Service of Society: Dr. Julius Schreiber and the Institute of Social Research in Mid-20th Century America"

  • September 26 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Shelley Mckellar, "Surgery in 20th Century Canada: Innovations of Dr. Gordon Murray"

  • June 6 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B (Mezzanine)
    Dr. Nancy Dosch, "19th Century Hydropathic Therapeutics: Exercise as a Way to Wellness"

  • May 16 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room G
    Dr. Phil Teigen, "The Mad Dog Excitement in Massachusetts: A Case Study of Rabies Before Pasteur"

  • April 11 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. John Swann, "Rainbow Diet Pills: The Limits of Regulation"

  • March 14 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Olivia Walling, "The Texas Longhorn and the Changing Milieu of Medicine, 1860 to 1900"

  • PROGRAM CANCELLED!
    February 14 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Eric Bailey, "The Cultural History of Afro-American Alternative Medicine"

  • January 10 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. David Cantor, "Radium, Cancer, and the Meanings of Hope in Mid-20th Century America"

Lecture Schedules for: 2012  

Seminar Schedules for: 2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2000   1999   1998   1997


NLM Special Lectures for 2001

  • African American History Month Lecture
    February 14 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Michael Blakey, Howard University,
    "New York's African Burial Ground and the Struggle for Human Rights"

History of Medicine Seminars for 2000

  • December 13 (Wed) 2:00-3:15pm - - Bldg 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Dale C. Smith, "Smallpox Vaccination in the 19th Century American Army"

  • November 22 (Wed) 2:00-3:15pm - - Bldg 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Edward T. Morman, "Preservation in Libraries and the Future of Medical History"

  • October 11 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. - - Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. James H. Cassedy, "Taking Historical Liberties with John Shaw Billings?: the Significance of the Surgeon General's Library"

  • September 20 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. - - Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Simon Baatz, Historian, NLM, "The French Connection: Pathological Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 1820-1845"

  • June 21 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room D
    Dr. K. Walter Hickel, "War and the Politics of Disability in 20th Century America"

  • May 3 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. David H. Serlin, "Reconstructing the 'Hiroshima Maidens': Plastic Surgery in the 1950s"

  • April 26 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Alain Touwaide, "Medieval Transfers of Medical Knowledge in the Mediterranean: Byzantium, Bagdad, Salerno"

  • March 8 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg., 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Stephen Greenberg, "Plague, the Printing Press, and Public Health in London"

  • February 9 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room E
    Dr. Marcia L. Meldrum, "Pain without Cause: The Medical and Cultural Evolution of Causalgia"

  • January 12 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Miriam C. Meijer, "Early 20th Century Ethics in Practice: Nancy B. Jenison, M.D."

Lecture Schedules for: 2012  

Seminar Schedules for: 2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001   1999   1998   1997


History of Medicine Seminars for 1999

  • December 8 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. --Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Prof. Daniel P. Todes, "Earning a Nobel Prize: Pavlov and Russian Physiology before 1904"

  • November 17 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. --Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room F
    Dr. Allen B. Weisse, "Problems and Pains of American Medical Certification"

  • October 13 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. --Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room E
    Prof. Luke Demaitre, "'The Hidden Terrors of the Abdomen': The Viscera in Early Anatomy"

  • September 22 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. --Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room F
    Dr. David M. Morens, "Death in the Cannibal Islands, 1875: History of an Emerging Infectious Disease"

  • July 8 (Thurs) 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room A
    Dr. Michael Sappol, "The First U.S. Sex Education Book for Children, 1875"

  • June 9 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room D
    Prof. Nicholas A. Casner, "The Rockefeller Foundation and Public Health in Western United States"

  • April 14 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room F
    Prof. Harry Marks, "Pellagra Revisited: The Social History of Death"

  • March 17 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Claire Sherman, "The Hand, the Body, and the Mind as Represented in Renaissance Art"

  • February 17 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher, Conf. Room F 1 and 2
    Dr. Carlos Espinel, "ArtMedicine: Discoveries in Medicine through the Scientific Study of Art"

  • January 14 (Thurs) 2:00 p.m. -- Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Jerrold M. Post, "When Illness Strikes the Leader: the 20th Century"

Lecture Schedules for: 2012  

Seminar Schedules for: 2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001   2000   1998   1997


NLM Special Lectures for 1999

  • African American History Month Lecture
    February 11 (Thurs), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium

    Theme: "The African-American Medical Experience: Perspectives and Prospects"

    • Congressman Albert Wynn (4th Maryland Congressional District)
    • Prof. David McBride, Pennsylvania State University


  • Women's History Month Lecture
    March 24 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Regina Morantz-Sanchez, University of Michigan, "The Life of Dr. Mary Dixon-Jones"

History of Medicine Seminars for 1998

  • December16 (Wed), 3:00 p.m. -- Lister Hill Auditorium
    Prof. John C. Burnham, "De-Institutionalizing Mental Patients in the 1950s: One City's Experience"

  • October 20 (Tues), 2:00 p.m. -- Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Ruth Harris, "Dental Research from Fluoridation to AIDS"

  • November 3 (Tues), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Prof. Robert G. Frank, "The Dissemination of Laboratory Medicine in 19th Century America--William H. Welch"

  • September 23 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room D
    Prof. Theodore M. Brown, "History of Psychosomatic Medicine in the U.S."

  • July 8 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room D
    Dr. Suzanne White-Junod, "Politics and the 20th Century Regulation of Homeopathy: Dr. Royal S.Copeland"

  • June 24 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room A
    Dr. Richard D. Semba, "Cod Liver Oil Therapy in Early Twentieth Century Ophthalmology"

  • May 19 (Tues), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Warren T. Reich, "Betrayal of Care: The Moral Origins of Nazi Medical Abuses"

  • April 8 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Karen Reeds, "St. John's Wort, Then and Now: Herbals and their Users Across Five Centuries"

  • March 4 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room F
    Mr. William H. Helfand, "The Artist looks at Disease and Death"

  • February 3 (Tues), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room G
    Dr. Jill Jonnes, "Problems of Illicit Drugs in 20th Century America"

  • January 14 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room D
    Dr. Joseph Marchese, "Reorganization of Air Force Medical Services after WWII"

Lecture Schedules for: 2012  

Seminar Schedules for: 2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001   2000   1999   1997


NLM Special Lectures for 1998

  • African American History Month Lecture
    February 5 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Gerard Fergerson, "The Forgotten Radicals: Health Activists and the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s"

  • Women's History Month Lecture
    March 23 (Mon), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Marilyn Yalom, "The Breast: A Cultural History"

History of Medicine Seminars for 1997

  • December 5 (Fri), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room D
    Dr. Lisa Yarkony, "Public Health in 19th Century Lyon, France"

  • November 25 (Tues), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room F
    Dr. Catherine Waldby, "A Look at the Visual Human Project: The Trace of Anatomy--from the Body in the Book to the Body on the Screen"

  • September 30 (Tues), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38, Conf. Room B
    Dr. Joel Howell, "Information Technology in the Early 20th Century American Hospital"

  • August 7 (Thur), 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg., Conf. Room A
    Dr. Russell C. Maulitz, "A Pilot Project to Digitize the Surgeon General's Index Catalogue"

  • June 18 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Ben Z. Swanson, "The National Museum of Dentistry: Programs and Exhibits"

  • April 30, 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Dr. Fred Spielman, "The Art of Anesthesiology: An Illustrated History of Pain Control"

  • March 26, 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg.
    Dr. Gert Brieger, "Trends and Prospects for the Field of Medical History in the United States"

  • January 15, 2:00 p.m. -- Natcher Bldg.
    Dr. Miriam Meijer, "Buffon and 18th Century Theories of Race"

Lecture Schedules for: 2012  

Seminar Schedules for: 2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001   2000   1999   1998  


NLM Special Lectures for 1997

  • African American History Month Lecture
    February 19 (Wed), 2:00 p.m. --Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Spencie Love, "'One Blood': Charles R. Drew, M.D. and a Mythic Prescription for our Time"

  • Women's History Month Lecture
    March 20 (Thur), 2:00 p.m. -- Bldg. 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Judith W. Leavitt, "Personal Liberty or the Public Health: The Story of Typhoid Mary"