Medical History Interest Group Lectures
The MHIG lectures promote a greater understanding of the historical and philosophical underpinnings of today’s health care disciplines. The lectures are sponsored by Laupus Library History Collections & the Department of Bioethics & Interdisciplinary Studies.
Many of our lectures have been recorded and are available in our archives.
Spring 2018 Schedule
Edgar R. “Painless” Parker: Vaudevillian Dentist
Monday January 22, 2018 at 4:30pm
Presented by Bobby M. Collins, DDS, MS, Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Medicine
Clara Louise Maass: Servant Nurse Leader Undaunted
Monday February 26, 2018 at 4:30pm
Presented by Carol E. Winters, PhD, RN, CNE, Professor and Director, MSN, Nursing Education Concentration
Death and Diversity in Civil War Medicine
Monday March 26, 2018 at 4:30pm
Presented by Margaret Humphreys, MD, PhD, Josiah Charles Trent Professor in the History of Medicine, Duke University
The History of PTSD: How Cultural Narratives Affect the Patient Experience
Monday, April 9, 2018 at 4:30pm
Presented by Sheena M. Eagan, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies
All lectures are held at the 4th floor Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery of the Laupus Library (except where noted).
Refreshments will be provided.
Lectures may be videotaped.