Randall Packard to speak on November 17, 2014 at Congressional briefing on Ebola in Africa

Congressional Briefing on Ebola and the African Health Crisis in Historical Perspective Monday, November 17, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cannon House Office Building, Room 121, Washington DC.
Questions and answers will follow the presentation. Light refreshments will be served.
Please  R.S.V.P. to amoniz@historians.org or 202-450-3209.

Pathologist of the Mind Book Launch


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Johns Hopkins University Press present Pathologist of the Mind: Adolf Meyer and the Origins of American Psychiatry (JHU Press, 2014) by Susan D. Lamb, a graduate of the Department of the History of Medicine.

Come join us to celebrate the publication with a reception, book signing, and panel discussion with author Susan D. Lamb, Paul McHugh, Phillip Slavney, Ray DePaulo, Meg Chisolm, and Frank Mondimore.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Marta Hanson and Gianna Pomata to present at Globalizing Chinese Medicine Conference

On October 17, 2014, Profs Marta Hanson and Gianna Pomata will give a joint presentation at a conference held at Brown University on "Globalizing Chinese Medicine in the 17th Century: 'Translation' at Work". The title of their talk is "Translating the Maijue fufang 脈訣附方 (Pulse Rhymes with Appended Formulas) for a European audience: new light on the Specimen Medicinae Sinicae (1682)". Click here for the conference poster.

Barron Lerner to give Medical Grand Rounds

Barron Lerner, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, will give the Johns Hopkins Medical Grand Rounds at 8.00am on Friday September 12, 2014. The title of his talk is "Two Doctors, Two Generations: The Evolution of Medical Ethics" and will take place in Hurd Hall. More details here, where you can also follow a link to watch a webcast.


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