The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society

Presentations and Events, 2019 / 2020

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

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 5:30-6:30
Harold Adams, Professor, Neurology, University of Iowa.
How Stroke Changed the Course of History

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:30-6:30
To be held in Kelch Conference Room, CBRB
Leslie Schwalm, Professor, History; Chair, Gender, Women’s, & Sexuality Studies, University of Iowa.
Black Bodies, Medical Science, and the Age of Emancipation

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 5:30-6:30
Dinesh Gyawali, Assistant Professor, Physiology, Maharishi University of Management.
Ayurvedic Medicine

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:30-6:30
Marygrace Elson, Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa.
History of the Induction of Labor

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 5:30-6:30
James Bass, Freelance Editor/Writer.
History of the University of Iowa Psychiatry Department

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 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 24, 2020, 6:00-9:00 History of Medicine Society Banquet
Marie Jenkins Schwartz, Emeritus Professor, History, University of Rhode Island.
Enslaved Women, Slaveholders, and Doctors: A Peculiar Medical Entanglement

Past Presentations and Events List

Some presentations available online from the website