Gianna Pomata talking on the medical case across cultures, Florence, December 11-13, 2014

Gianna Pomata will be presenting a paper "The Medical Case Across Cultures: Comparing the European Observatio and the Chinese Yi" at the conference Norms and Exceptions: A Comparative Approach to Casuistry, Florence, 11-13 December 2014. The conference is organized by the Scuola Normale Superiore and sponsored by the Balzan Foundation.

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 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


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