U.S. National Institutes of Health



Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health explores how society has responded to people with mental health conditions in the United States throughout history.

The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine

By creating exhibitions about the social and cultural history of science and medicine, we encourage visitors of all ages to learn more about themselves and their communities. These exhibitions and supportive resources engage diverse audiences and connect visitors to National Library of Medicine trusted health information resources.


  • Patricia Tuohy Head, Exhibition Program
  • Jiwon Kim Exhibition Educator
  • Carrissa Lindmark Pathways Intern
  • Jane Markowitz Traveling Services Coordinator
  • Erika Mills Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Tannaz Motevalli Exhibition Coordinator
  • Jill L. Newmark Exhibition Registrar


  • Anne E. Parsons, PhD Guest Curator Assistant Professor and Director of Public History The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Education Contributors

  • Anne E. Parsons, PhD The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Creative Services

  • HealyKohler Design Exhibition Design
  • Link Studio Website Design & Development

Special Acknowledgements

History of Medicine Division

  • Jeffrey Reznick, PhD Chief, History of Medicine Division
  • Kenneth Koyle Deputy Chief
  • Steven Dunne Web Programs
  • Lindsay Franz Library Systems
  • Holly Herro Rare Books and Early Manuscripts
  • James Labosier Images and Archives
  • Elizabeth Mullen Web Programs
  • John Rees Images and Archives
  • Ginny Roth Images and Archives
  • Krista Stracka Rare Books and Early Manuscripts
  • Kristi Wright Rare Books and Early Manuscripts

Office of Computer and Communication Systems

  • Wei Ma Chief, Applications Branch
  • Winston Churchill E-Library Support
  • Joe Potvin E-Library Support