November 19: Studying Traumatic Wounds and Infectious Diseases in the Civil War Hospitals

By , September 28, 2015

The Center for the History of Medicine, together with the Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, presents:

 

Studying Traumatic Wounds and Infectious Diseases in the Civil War Hospitals:

The Medical Photography of the American Civil War

 

Shauna Devine, PhD: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western University, Canada

Dr. Shauna Devine is an historian of Civil War and American medicine. Devine has authored many articles on the Civil War medical history and won awards for her work including the H.N. Segall Award and the E.M. Wightman Award. Devine is also the author of “Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science” (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), which examines the development of scientific medicine during the American Civil War, and the impact of the War’s events on American medicine.

 

 

0001540_trimmed 0001542_trimmed_smallerThursday, November 19, 2015
5:30 PM

Reception begins at 5:00pm

 

Lahey Room, fifth floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA 02115

 

 

 

This event is free and open to the public.
Registration is required.
To register, click here.

One Response to “November 19: Studying Traumatic Wounds and Infectious Diseases in the Civil War Hospitals”

  1. Rob Duncan says:

    Looking forward to it

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