The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society

Presentations and Events, 2009/2010

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 5:30 -- 6:30
Kathleen M. Stokker, PhD
Director of Scandinavian Studies, Luther College
Norwegian Folk Medicine on the American Prairie

Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 5:30 -- 6:30
Matthew T. Schaefer
Archivist, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
Iowa Doctors and the Germ Theory of Disease

Tuesday, January 19, 2010; 5:30 -- 6:30
Patrick T. O’Shaughnessy, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa
Malaria and DDT: the History of a Controversial Association

Tuesday, February 23, 2010; 5:30 -- 6:30
Douglas C.  Baynton, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Iowa
Defectives in the Land: Disability and American Immigration Policy, 1882-1924

Wednesday, March 10, 2009, 4:30 -- 5:30 reception; 5:30 -- 6:30 presentation. Iowa Women's Archives (3rd floor, south, UI Main Library)
Paula Michaels, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Iowa
Comrades in the Labor Room: The International Story of the Lamaze Method, 1950-80

Thursday, March 25, 2010; 4:30 -- 7:30
John Martin Rare Book Room – Open House


Friday, April 30, 2010
University of Iowa History of Medicine Society R. Palmer Howard Dinner
Jack El-Hai
Free-lance author and teacher
The Rise and Fall of Lobotomy

Past Presentations and Events List

Some presentations available online from the website