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History of Medicine Seminars for 2002

Wednesday, January 9, 2002

"Epidemiologists, Equines, and Entero-colitis: Public Health and the Infant Mortality Problem in Belle Epoque Uruguay"

Prof. Anne-Emanuelle Birn

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38

Wednesday, February 13, 2002

"The Kremlin and the Cure: Cancer, Culture, and the Cold War"

Dr. Nikolai Krementsov

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

Wednesday, March 13, 2002

"Breaking Down Cancer: Baby Boomers and Gene Medicine"

Dr. G. Terry Sharrer

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

"The Fruits of Anatomy: Charles Knowlton and Free-Thinking Medical Practice in Jacksonian America"

Dr. Michael Sappol

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38

Wednesday, May 8, 2002

"Helmholtz's Visions: Physiologists and German Culture, 1800-1860"

Prof. Kathryn Olesko

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38

Wednesday, July 10, 2002

"Creating a Monster: Newspapers, Magazines, and the Framing of America's Drug Problem, 1920-1940"

Dr. Susan Speaker

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

Tuesday, September 3, 2002

"John Shaw Billings: Was he Also a Historian?"

Dr. James H. Cassedy

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

Tuesday, October 8, 2002

"Early 19th Century Syphilis Treatment: One Man's Experience"

Dr. Linda A. Fisher

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38

Monday, November 4, 2002

"Covering the World with Lead: The History of a Public Health Tragedy"

Prof. David Rosner and Prof. Gerald E. Markowitz

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

Wednesday, November 13, 2002

"The Medical Historian and the Journalist: Fielding H. Garrison and H. L. Mencken"

Dr. Eric C. Colman

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38

Wednesday, December 11, 2002

"Quarantining Prostitutes: VD Rapid Treatment Centers in World War II America"

Dr. John Parascandola

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A