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News, Treasures, and Musings

William R. Gowers: clinical neurologist and artist

William R. Gowers (1845-1915) died 101 years ago.  I was first introduced to Gowers by an American Academy of Neurology fellow who requested many editions of his Manual of diseases of the nervous system. I continue to be amazed that he could capture so much of neurological signs and symptoms in line drawings.
Marc Moon, MD

49th Historia Medica Lecture - Marc Moon

Dr. Moon joined the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in 1998 and was promoted to Professor of Surgery in 2005.  In 2014 he was honored as the John M. Shoenberg Chair in Cardiothoracic Disease. 

Juan Pablo Bonet and his Reduction de las letras

Some of the most fascinating objects in the CID-Max A. Goldstein Collection in Speech and Hearing are works that contain examples of early modern manual alphabets.  One of the most significant of these is Juan Pablo Bonet’s Reduction de las letras, y arte para enseñar a ablar los mudos (Simplification of the Letters of the Alphabet and Method of Teaching Deaf-mutes to Speak), published in Madrid in 1620.

The new guide to the Park J. White Papers at the Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine

Park Jerauld White was born to Sophia Banker White and Park Jerauld White in Green Ridge, Staten Island on December 31, 1891.  He entered Harvard College in 1909, after attending Staten Island Academy (Harvard College Class of 1913; 1917). 

Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts at the Becker Library

On December 2nd, 2015 Becker Library’s Archives and Rare Books will host its annual display of rare anatomical atlases from 1:00pm–4:00pm in the King Center.
Galen

48th Historia Medica Lecture - Luis Alejandro Salas

Galen (129-216) was an immensely influential physician whose theories on humorism, anatomy, blood circulation, pharmacology, and neurology guided the field of medicine for nearly 1200 years after his death.  

New Acquisition: Die Eingebildeten Würmer in Zähnen

The Becker Library recently acquired a very interesting work: Jacob Christian Schäffer’s Die Eingebildeten Würmer in Zähnen (The Imaginary Tooth Worms), publi

Emeritus by Park J. White

I’m Emeritus; I love it. There’s no title that’s above it. Since I have no claim to Highness, Please address me as Your Spryness