The Bay Area History of Medicine Society is glad to present Merlin D. Larson, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesiology, UCSF. Larson will speak on “Paracelsus and the Herbal Basis of Anesthetic Practice”. Wednesday March 13, 2013 6:30-8:00 PM Room 201 UCSF main library, Parnassus Campus. Followed by a no host dinner at Bambinos 945 Cole Street near Parnassus.
The Center on Social Disparities in Health University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the talk by Dr Barbara Koenig on ‘Race and Genomics/Genetics’, for Wednesday March 6, Laurel Heights Campus, Noon-1:30 PM. Barbara Koenig is Adjunct Professor at the UCSF Institute for Health and Aging. The mission of the Center on Social Disparities in Health is to... View Article
On Wednesday February 13, at 630 pm, UCSF Library at Parnassus, Victoria Sweet MD. Associate Clinical Professor UCSF, will give a presentation titled “God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine.” Drawn from Dr. Sweet’s recent book, this talk will concern Hildegard of Bingen’s medicine and her idea of viriditas, or greening power, as... View Article
The Hastings Law Journal and the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy invite you to our upcoming conference entitled “From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology.” Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 8am to 6:30pm Alumni Reception Center (2nd floor) 200 McAllister Street, UC Hastings College of the Law Schedule: 8:00 –... View Article
On Wednesday, January 30, Janelle Lamoreaux, PhD Candidatea at the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Medical Anthropology Program, will present her work on ‘Gender Benders and Indirect Environmental Activism in Contemporary China’ as part of the DAHSM Diana Forsythe Dissertation Seminar. In January of 2011, China’s Department for Environmental Protection announced that nonylphenols (NPs) would be added to their list of toxic... View Article
Please note that the next Culpeper Seminar Series will be on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474. Susan Jones, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor, Program in the History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. Susan will present a paper titled: “How... View Article
The next Culpeper Seminar Series is next Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474. Silvia Camporesi, PhD, Centre for the Humanities & Health, King’s College London, will present a paper titled: “Bend it like Beckham: the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential”. Silvia has a background in Medical Biotechnology... View Article
The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations is presenting a conference titled “Medical Humanities, Health and Disease in Culture“, which will take place in Washington DC, March 27-30, 2013 The conference invites presentation proposals related to the portrayal of health, illness and health care in the discourses of popular and American culture. Proposals representing perspectives in the humanities and the... View Article