2015 Fall Event Calendar

By , September 22, 2015

The Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to invite you to this fall’s program of sponsored and co-sponsored lectures in the history of medicine and public health.

All events are free and open to the public.

 


 

October 15, 2015, 4:00 pm: “Remorse Without Regret: Experimentalism, Consent, Apology, and the Affective Economies of Biomedicine”
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine

Jacob D. Moses: Ph.D. Candidate, History of Science Department; also Kennedy and Divinity Schools, Harvard University

Minot Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Free and open to the public.
For further information, contact David G. Satin, M.D., Colloquium Director, phone/fax 617-332-0032, email David_Satin@hms.harvard.edu
Sponsored by the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and the Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.

 


 

October 29, 2015, 5:30 pm: “Controversies in Primary Prevention: Aspirin, Estrogen, and Vitamin D”
Garland Lecture

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH: Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health, Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine and Co-Director, Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

(D) Amphitheater, Armenise Building
Harvard Medical School
210 Longwood Ave, Boston MA

Free and open to the public. Register here.
Please contact Kim Ripley at BostonMedLibr@gmail.com or 617-432-4807 with any questions.
Sponsored by the Boston Medical Library.

 


 

November 3, 2015, 6:30 pm: “Ten Years of the Archives for Women in Medicine”
Reception beings at 6:00pm. Refreshments provided.

“Born International. Women, Medicine and Modernity”
Louella McCarthy: 2015-2016 Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Fellow, Associate Professor and Academic Leader of Community Engagement in the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

“Anne Pappenheimer Forbes, M.D., 1911-1992. Harvard Medical School Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Endocrinologist, and Mother of Five.”
Amalie Kass: Lecturer on the History of Medicine in the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine; historian and author of “Midwifery and Medicine in Boston: Walter Channing, M.D., 1786-1876”
Eleanor Shore: Senior Consultant to the Harvard Medical School Office for Academic and Clinical Programs; Harvard Medical School Dean for Faculty Affairs, Retired; Past Chair of the Archives for Women in Medicine

Waterhouse Room
Gordon Hall
Harvard Medical School
25 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Free and open to the public.
Registration required. To register, click here or email us at ContactChom@hms.harvard.edu.
Sponsored by the Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine and the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine.

 


 

November 9, 2015, 12:00 pm: “The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World”
Book signing to follow. Light lunch provided.

Professor Sir Michael G. Marmot, MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci, FBA: Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Director, UCL Institute of Health Equity (Marmot Institute); President of the World Medical Association

Minot Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Free and open to the public.
Registration required. To register, click here.

 


 

November 12, 2015, 4:00 pm: “Madness and Mayhem in Maine: The Parkman-Portland Parley and a Mass. Murder”
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine

Richard J. Kahn, M.D. M.A.C.P.: Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine; Internist, Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Maine

Minot Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Free and open to the public.
For further information, contact David G. Satin, M.D., Colloquium Director, phone/fax 617-332-0032, email David_Satin@hms.harvard.edu
Sponsored by the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and the Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.

 


 

November 19, 2015, 5:30 pm: “Studying Traumatic Wounds and Infectious Diseases in the Civil War Hospitals: The Medical Photography of the American Civil War”
Reception beings at 5:00pm. Refreshments provided.

Shauna Devine, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western University, Canada

Lahey Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Free and open to the public.
Registration required. To register, click here or email us at ContactChom@hms.harvard.edu.
Sponsored by the Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine and the Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership.

 


 

December 17, 2015, 4:00 pm: “War and Human Nature in Modern America”
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine

Deborah Weinstein, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor of American Studies, Brown University

Minot Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Free and open to the public.
For further information, contact David G. Satin, M.D., Colloquium Director, phone/fax 617-332-0032, email David_Satin@hms.harvard.edu
Sponsored by the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and the Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.

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