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History of Medicine Seminars for 2006

  • December 12 (Tue) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Laurie Block, Independent Filmmaker, "Cure & Contempt: The Exhaustion of Benevolence."

  • November 8 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitor's Center
    Eva Åhrén, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, "Chief White Fox and Professor von Düben: Anatomy and Racial Science in late 19th and early 20th century Sweden."

  • October 17 (Tues) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Herbert Reynolds, MD, NHLBI, "How Laënnec Changed Medical Practice."

  • September 20 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitor's Center
    Angela Belli, "The Art of Medicine: An Historical Perspective"

  • August 15 (Tue) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitors Center
    Liping Bu, PhD, "Public Health and Chinese Society from the 1930s to SARS "

  • July 26 (Wed) 2:00-3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitors Center
    Ryan Noah Shapiro, "And then came the Nuremberg Trials...' A.C. Ivy and the Myth of the Nazi Ban on Vivisection"

  • June 14 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitors Center
    Christian Bonah, “We need for digitalis preparations what the state has established for serumtherapy …' From collecting plants to international standardization: the strophantin case, 1900-1935."

  • May 12 (Fri) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitors Center
    Marcel Bickel, "The Textbooks and Manuals of the History of Medicine, 1696-2000"

  • April 21 (Fri) 4:00 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitor's Center
    Joint Program with Washington Society for the History of Medicine: Daniel Williams, "The Politics of Abortion"

  • April 19 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Auditorium
    Matthew Warner Osborn, "The Theater of Addiction: Delirium Tremens in Antebellum Philadelphia."

  • March 10 (Fri) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitors Center
    Marcos Cueto, "The Origins of the World Health Organization"

  • February 1 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitors Center
    Susan Strasser, "Commodifying Lydia Pinkham: The Woman, The Medicine, The Company"

  • January 17 (Tues) 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. -- Bldg 38A, Lister Hill Visitors Center
    Carol Benedict, "Chinese Medical Uses of Tobacco, 1600-1800."

Lecture Schedules for: 2012  

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NLM Special Programs for 2006

  • African American History Month Lecture
    "Race and Health: New Directions for the History of Medicine."
    Kirby Randolph
    Thursday, February 23, 2006, 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
    Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

  • Womens’ History Month Lecture
    "When Abortion was a Crime."
    Leslie Reagan
    Tuesday, March 28, 2006, 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
    Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

  • Asian-American History Month Lecture
    "US Naval Medicine Encounters Samoa"
    Damon Salesa
    Thursday, May 18, 2006, 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
    Lister Hill Visitor's Center, Building 38A

  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Awareness Month Lecture
    "Why Changing Sex Is Easier than Changing Medicine: An Insider's History of Intersex Medical Reform"
    Alice Dreger
    Thursday, June 22, 2006, 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
    Lister Hill Visitor's Center, Building 38A