All events will be held in room 401 of the University of Iowa Hardin Library for the Health Sciences unless otherwise specified. Click here for directions.
Thursday, September 26, 2013, 5:30-6:30
H. Stanley Thompson, Emeritus Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa College of Medicine. “Abraham Flexner’s Contributions to the University of Iowa’s College of Medicine”.
Thursday, October 24, 2013, 5:30-6:30
Russell Currier, Past President, American Veterinary Medical History Society, “2,000 Year History of Scabies: From Humoral Beliefs to Contagion to Modern Understanding”.
Thursday, November 21, 2013, 5:30-6:30
E. A. Franken, Jr., Emeritus Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Iowa College of Medicine speaking on: "The Foundation of Radiology with an emphasis on the University of Iowa".
Thursday, January 23, 2014, 5:30-6:30
Asitha Jayawardena, Medical student, Univ. of Iowa. Winner of Sparks Essay Contest. “Expedited ‘Diffusion of Innovation’: A reflection on the Ponseti Method in the current era of medicine”.
Thursday, February 27, 2014, 5:30-6:30
Nicholas P. Rossi, M.D. Emeritus Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Iowa speaking on "William Stewart Halsted, Father of American Modern Surgery: a retrospective".
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 4:30-7:00
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 25, 2014, 6:00-9:00 History of Medicine Society Banquet
W. Bruce Fye, Professor of Medicine and Medical History, Mayo Clinic, “The Origins and Evolution of the Mayo Clinic from 1864 to 1939: A Minnesota Family Practice Becomes an International ‘Medical Mecca’.” Location to be determined.