The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society

Presentations and Events, 2013/2014

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 5:30-6:30
Dayle DeLancey, Asst. Professor, Dept of Medical History & Bioethics, Univ. of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. “African American Print Culture and the History of Medicine".

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 5:30-6:30
Russell Currier, Past President, American Veterinary Medical History Society, “2,000 Year His-tory of Scabies: From Humoral Beliefs to Contagion to Modern Understanding”.

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 5:30-6:30
K. Lindsay Eaves, MA, PhD candidate. Research Asst., UI Biological Anthropology Lab and Re-port Manager for Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc., Anamosa, IA, “An Uncorseted Life: The Medi-cal Basis of Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, Dr. Mary Edwards Walker’s Suffrage and Dress Reform Activism”.

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
H. Stanley Thompson, Emeritus Prof. Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Univ. of Io-wa, “Abraham Flexner's Contributions to the University of Iowa's College of Medicine”.

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, “Franklin Roosevelt’s Se-cret ‘Serious Heart Ailment’ and the 1944 Presidential Campaign.” Location to be determined.

Past Presentations and Events List

Some presentations available online from the website