On 1 July, 2014 Prof Nathaniel Comfort will be giving the concluding address at the Networking Event in Science and Technology (NEST 2014) at the French Embassy in Washington, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW, Wash., DC 20007. Lecture time is 6:45 pm and the title is, "How personal is personalized medicine? The hope, hype, and history of the current revolution in healthcare."
On Monday June 23, 2014, Prof Nathaniel Comfort will give Johns Hopkins Pathology Grand Rounds at 8:30 am in Hurd Hall. The title of Nathaniel's talk is: "From Society to Genes—and Back: Eugenics, Medical Genetics, and Individualized Medicine".
Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine
Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
October 3-4, 2014
The Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine (JASMed) is an annual gathering of early career historians of medicine and public health, coordinated by graduate students.
This year's conference is being coordinated by graduate students in the Johns Hopkins History of Medicine Department.
Congratulations to our grad student Katherine Arner, who has published her paper 'Making Global Commerce into International Health Diplomacy: Consuls and Disease Control in the Age of Revolutions' in the December 2013 issue of the Journal of World History.
Lena Caron, History of Medicine scholarly concentration medical student (class of 2015), will present at the Graphic Medicine 2014 Conference, which will be held right here on the Johns Hopkins medical campus 26-28 June.
The 2014 Graphic Medicine conference will take place on the Johns Hopkins medical campus in Baltimore 26-28 June, 2014. The theme of the conference is "Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health". A full program is available here.
On 15-16 May, 2014 the Institute will host an international conference on Individualized medicine in historical perspective: from antiquity to the genome age.
The department is co-sponsoring a WGS medical humanities symposium on Death and Dying on Tuesday 29 April, 2014. Please contact Clara Han in the Department of Anthropology if you would like to attend (you're expected to read the pre-circulated papers).
On April 18, 2014 Gianna Pomata will be the Westfall Lecturer at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, a Lecture established to honor the historian of science Richard Westfall. The title of her lecture will be "Epistemic Genres: Tools for the Cultural History of Knowledge".