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Mark Honigsbaum, PhD to present lecture, “California’s Forgotten Microbe Hunter”

November 14, 2014 6:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Mark Honigsbaum, PhD to present lecture, “California’s Forgotten Microbe Hunter”

The UCSF Archive & Special Collections Lecture Series will host Mark Honigsbaum, PhD next month as he presents his work on the microbiologist and disease ecologist Karl Friedrich Meyer. Dr. Honigsbaum is a medical historian and journalist currently working as a Wellcome Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London. Dr. Aimee Medeiros will introduce the event. The lecture will... View Article


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Symposium Announcement: History Day 2014

September 29, 2014 7:29 pm Published by Comments Off on Symposium Announcement: History Day 2014

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 24! This year’s History of Health Sciences Research Symposium, hosted by UCSF’s Department of Anthropology, History & Social Medicine, will feature presentations from history students enrolled at UCSF, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. Each student will give a 20-minute presentation of their current research; followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Presentations will occur from 10 AM –... View Article


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Claire Wendland, MD, PhD to usher in this year’s Culpeper Seminar Series

September 11, 2014 7:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Claire Wendland, MD, PhD to usher in this year’s Culpeper Seminar Series

This year’s Culpeper Seminar Series will begin Tuesday, October 7 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474. Dr. Claire Wendland, Associate Professor in the Departments of Anthropology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present some of her recent research and then lead a short Q&A session. A short description of Dr. Wendland’s... View Article


Conference Announcement: Boundary Work and Trading Zones in the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities

July 22, 2014 7:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Conference Announcement: Boundary Work and Trading Zones in the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities

The 5th West Coast Symposium in the History of Medicine and Annual Conference of the Western Humanities Alliance will be held this September 5-6. This year’s symposium, entitled Boundary Work and Trading Zones in the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities, will take place in UC, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Room at 500 Parnassus Avenue. A PDF of the event’s schedule... View Article


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