The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society

Presentations and Events, 2012/2013

Thursday, September 27, 2012,  5:30-6:30
Harold E. Williamson, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa  “History of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Iowa”

Thursday, October 25, 2012,  5:30-6:30
Judith Houck, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medical History, History of Science, and Gender and Women's Studies, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison  “The medicalization of menopause over the past 100 years”

Thursday, November 29, 2012,  5:30-6:30
Marquis Berrey ,  Ph.D.  Assistant Professor, Classics, University of Iowa  “Performance and Power: Medical Attitudes Toward Technology in the Hellenistic Period”

Thursday, January 24, 2013,  5:30-6:30
Wayne Richenbacher, M.D.  Professor Emeritus, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Iowa   “The Demise of Stonewall Jackson: a Civil War Case Study”

Thursday, February 28, 2013,  5:30-6:30
Kathy Fait, Librarian, State Hygienic Laboratory, University of Iowa   “History of the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa”

Thursday, March 28, 2013,  4:00-7:30
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 26, 2013, 6:00-9:00          History of Medicine Society Banquet
Thomas Hager, critically acclaimed author of numerous books on the history of science and medicine.  “The First Miracle Drug: How the discovery of sulfa saved the President's son, put a Nobel Prize winner in jail, and changed medical history”
Location to be determined.

Past Presentations and Events List

Some presentations available online from the website