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The National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health developed and produced this exhibition.

Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature has been adapted from earlier exhibitions including the National Library of Medicine installation (1997—1998) and the American Library Association traveling exhibition (2002—2012).

Exhibition Program

  • Patricia Tuohy

    Head, Exhibition Program
  • Dan Caughey

    Exhibition Specialist
  • Jiwon Kim

    Exhibition Educator
  • Erika Mills

    Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Jill L. Newmark

    Exhibition Registrar
  • Nathan Otlewski

    Exhibition Specialist
  • Caitlyn Reizman



  • Susan E. Lederer, PhD

    Guest Curator
    Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Creative Services

  • The Design Minds

    Exhibition design
  • Link Studio

    Website design and development

Education Contributors

  • Scott Allen

    Monarch High School (Boulder, CO)
  • Janet Collier

    Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital (Washington, D.C.)
  • Susan E. Lederer, PhD

    Robert Turell Professor of the History of Medicine and Bioethics University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Terence Nickie

    Boulder Community School of Integrated Studies (Boulder, CO)

Special Acknowledgements

History of Medicine Division

  • Jeffrey Reznick, PhD

    Chief, History of Medicine Division
  • Kenneth Koyle

    Deputy Chief
  • Roxanne Beatty

    Web Programs
  • Laurie Duquette

    Library Systems
  • Elizabeth Mullen

    Web Programs

Office of Computer and Communications Systems

  • Wei Ma

    Chief, Applications Branch
  • Winston Churchill

    Applications Branch
  • Joe Potvin

    Applications Branch