The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society

Presentations and Events, 2011/2012

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 5:30-6:30
Matthew Gambino, MD, PhD Resident Physician Yale School of Medicine Dept. of Psychiatry speaking on:
These Strangers Within Our Gates: Race, Psychiatry, and Mental Illness in Washington, D.C., 1900-1940

Thursday, September 22, 2011, 5:30-6:30
Kathy Fait, Librarian, State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa.
Memories of Oakdale Sanatorium—Iowa’s Tuberculosis Hospital

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 5:30-6:30
Paul Greenough, PhD. Professor Dept. of History, University of Iowa
When CDC Epidemiologists Took a Wild and Wondrous Ride: Fighting Smallpox in Pakistan on the Eve of the Global Eradication Campaign

Thursday, December 1, 2011,  5:30-6:30
Matthew Gambino, MD, PhD,  Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
“These Strangers Within Our Gates": Race, Psychiatry, and Mental Illness at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., 1900-1940

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 5:30-6:30
Franklin Scamman, MD. Professor Dept. of Anesthesiology, University of Iowa
History of Anesthesia in the Veterans Health Administration

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 5:30-6:30
Adam Hooks, PhD, M Phil;, MA. Assistant Professor Dept. of English, University of Iowa.
Eating Books.

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 5:30-7:30
Open House in the John Martin Rare Book Room, University of Iowa

Friday, April 20, 2012, 6:00-9:00 History of Medicine Society Banquet
Lynda Payne, MA, PhD, RN Sirridge Missouri Endowed Professor in Medical Humanities & Bioethics School of Medicine; Assoc. Prof. of History, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City.
Spot Ward, Crazy Sally, & the Chevalier Taylor: Three Medical Quacks in 18th Century Britain

Past Presentations and Events List

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