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History of Medicine Seminars for 2006

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

"Chinese Medical Uses of Tobacco, 1600-1800."

Carol Benedict

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2006

"Commodifying Lydia Pinkham: The Woman, The Medicine, The Company."

Susan Strasser

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

Friday, March 10, 2006

"The Origins of the World Health Organization."

Marcos Cueto

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

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

"The Theater of Addiction: Delirium Tremens in Antebellum Philadelphia."

Matthew Warner Osborn

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

Friday, April 21, 2006

Joint Program with Washington Society for the History of Medicine

"The Politics of Abortion."

Daniel Williams

4:00 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Visitor Center, Building 38A

Friday, May 12, 2006

"The Textbooks and Manuals of the History of Medicine, 1696-2000."

Marcel Bickel

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

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

"We need for digitalis preparations what the state has established for serumtherapy …' From collecting plants to international standardization: the strophantin case, 1900-1935."

Christian Bonah

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

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

"And then came the Nuremberg Trials...' A.C. Ivy and the Myth of the Nazi Ban on Vivisection."

Ryan Noah Shapiro

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

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

"Public Health and Chinese Society from the 1930s to SARS."

Liping Bu, PhD

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

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

"The Art of Medicine: An Historical Perspective."

Angela Belli

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

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

"How Laënnec Changed Medical Practice."

Herbert Reynolds, MD, NHLBI

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

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

"Chief White Fox and Professor von Düben: Anatomy and Racial Science in late 19th and early 20th century Sweden."

Eva Åhrén, Nobel Museum, Stockholm

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

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

"Cure & Contempt: The Exhaustion of Benevolence."

Laurie Block, Independent Filmmaker

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



NLM Special Programs for 2006

Thursday, February 23, 2006 – African American History Month

"Race and Health: New Directions for the History of Medicine."

Kirby Randolph

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

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 – Womens’ History Month

"When Abortion was a Crime."

Leslie Reagan

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

Thursday, May 18, 2006 – Asian-American History Month

"US Naval Medicine Encounters Samoa"

Damon Salesa

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

Thursday, June 22, 2006 – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Awareness Month

"Why Changing Sex Is Easier than Changing Medicine: An Insider's History of Intersex Medical Reform"

Alice Dreger

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