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History of Medicine Seminars for 2004

Wednesday, January 14, 2004

"The Changing Cigarette and Tobacco Product Regulation."

Dr. Mark Parascandola

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

Wednesday, February 18, 2004

"The Obstetrical Career of a Boston Physician; Walter Channing, 1786-1876."

Dr. Amalie Kass

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

Thursday, March 25, 2004

"We Can Rebuild You; Artificial Organ Technologies in Modern Medicine."

Dr. Shelly McKellar

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

Thursday, April 15, 2004

"The Global Elimination of Malaria: Why Does It Remain an Elusive Goal."

Dr. Randall Packard

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

Wednesday, May 12, 2004

"A Private Little Revolution: A History of the Pregnancy Test Kit."

Dr. Sarah Leavitt

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

Wednesday, June 16, 2004

"William Osler as Historian."

Dr. Elizabeth Fee

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

Wednesday, July 14, 2004

"Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee and the Organization of Women Nurses in the Spanish-American War."

Dr. Laura Prieto

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

Wednesday, October 6, 2004

"The Body Electric: From Electric Fish to the Brain Pacemaker."

Dr. David J. Rhees

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

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

"Prestige and Credential in Early Modern medicine: Sydenham and Pare."

Dr. Stephen Greenberg

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

Monday, November 22, 2004

Cancelled

Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Cancelled



NLM Special Lectures for 2004

Wednesday February 11, 2004 – African American History Month

"Racially Integrating America's Hospitals: NIH and the Medicare Hospital Certification Program, 1965-1967"

Dr. Preston Reynolds

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

Tuesday, March 23, 2004 – Womens’ History Month

"Sexual Morality, Cultural Authority, and the Woman Physician: From Elizabeth Blackwell to Mary Calderone."

Prof. Ellen More, Pennsylvania State University

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

Wednesday, June 30, 2004 – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Awareness Month

"From Inversion to Perversion: Medical Definitions of the Lesbian, 1880-1930."

Prof. Martha Vicinus, University of Michigan

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

Wednesday, November 10, 2004 – Hispanic History Month

"In the Shadow of Power: Industrial Development, Public Health, and Community Resistance in Puerto Rico"

Dr. Carmen M. Concepción, University of Puerto Rico

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