The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society

Presentations and Events, 2017 / 2018

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

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 5:30-6:30
To be held in Hardin Room 401
Beth Yale, Lecturer, Department of History, University of Iowa
"Bring out Your Dead (Papers)! Early Modern Medical Practitioners as Archivists and Collectors"

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:30-7:00
Medical Issues of World War I. Panel:

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00-7:00
Kara Swanson, Professor of Law, Northeastern University; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, Massachusetts Historical Society
"Test Tube Babies During America’s Baby Boom: Artificial Insemination in Law and Medicine”

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 5:30-6:30
Marquis Berrey, Assistant Professor, Classics Department University of Iowa
"Ancient Surgery in Early Modern Italy: Celsus, Benivieni, Morgagni”

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 5:30-6:30
Mariola Espinosa, Assoc. Prof. of History and Assoc. Dir. of the Global Health Studies Program, Univ. of Iowa; Adjunct Assoc. Prof., History of Medicine, Yale University
“Tócame el Trigémino”: Asue-rotherapy, Popular Culture, and the Global Medical Establishment in the Early Twentieth Century”

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 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 27, 2018, 6:00-9:00 History of Medicine Society Banquet
Richard C. Keller, Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Ethics and Medical History, Univ. of Wisconsin
“Viral Markets: Economics, the Environment, and Emerging Disease in the Twentieth Century”

Past Presentations and Events List

Some presentations available online from the website