On Thursday, Feb. 22, Philip Skroska, visual and graphic archivist at Becker Medical Library, will give the 61st Historia Medica Lecture, “And We Won’t Come Back Till It’s Over, Over There,” on Base Hospital 21, Washington University Medical Center’s response to World War I. The lecture will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the King Center [Read more]
William G. Powderly, MD of the Washington University School of Medicine will present the 54th Historia Medica lecture “How Infection Shaped America: Lessons from Irish Famine” lecture on Thursday, November 10 at the Becker Medical Library.
Paola Bertucci, DPhil, Associate Professor of History and the History of Medicine at Yale University and Stanley Finger, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychological and Brain Sciences of Washington University will jointly give the 53rd Historia Medica lecture on Thursday, October 6, 2016.
Alisha Rankin, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Tufts University, will be the guest speaker for the 50th Historia Medica lecture on Thursday, March 10. Dr. Rankin will present, “Poison Trials: Testing Antidotes in Early Modern Europe.”
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.
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.
Ira J. Kodner, MD, Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Washington University, will present the 46th Historia Medica lecture on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.