The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society

Presentations and Events, 2018 / 2019

All events will be held in MERF 2117 unless otherwise specified. 

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:30-6:30
Charles Driscoll, Professor Emeritus, Clinical Family Medicine, University of Virginia.
Ring the Fire Bell: The Incredible Story of an Iowa Civil War Medical Center

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 5:30-6:30
To be held in College of Nursing room 40
Dominique Tobbell, Director and Associate Professor, Program in the History of Medicine, University of Minnesota.
Dr. Nurse: Knowledge, Politics, and the Making of the Academic Nurse

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:30-6:30
To be held in Hardin Library room 401
Allyn Mark, Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine.
Charles Dotter and Andreas Gruentzig. Two Colorful Pioneers Who Transformed the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease from 1964 to 1977

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:30-6:30
Richard DeGowin, Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine.
Iowa Trailblazer: Contributions to Medicine by Elmer DeGowin

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5:30-6:30
Robert Rakel, Professor Emeritus, Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
William Osler: His Life and Sense of Humor

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 4:00-7:00
John Martin Rare Book Room, 4th floor, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa.
Open House in the John Martin Rare Book Room

Friday, April 5, 2019, 6:00-9:00 History of Medicine Society Banquet
Shelley McKellar, Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.
Artificial Hearts: A Controversial Medical Technology and its Sensational Patient Cases

Past Presentations and Events List

Some presentations available online from the website