Categories for History of Medicine

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

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

DAHSM adopts Jacob Bigelow’s “American Medical Botany”

February 25, 2014 2:31 pm Published by Comments Off on DAHSM adopts Jacob Bigelow’s “American Medical Botany”

The following post was written by Sara Robertson, PhD student, History of Health Sciences, UCSF. In honor of UCSF’s 150th anniversary and in an effort to restore 150 books in their archives and rare books collection, UCSF’s Library recently initiated an “adopt-a-book” program. It is with much excitement that the Department of Anthropology, History & Social Medicine, with support from... View Article

Next Culpeper Seminar: Dr Aimee Medeiros, January 15, 2014

December 18, 2013 9:03 am Published by Comments Off on Next Culpeper Seminar: Dr Aimee Medeiros, January 15, 2014

Please note that there is not a Culpeper Seminar Series presentation on January 8th, 2014. The next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture is on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights, Conference Room 474 and will feature Aimee Klask Medeiros, PhD, Assistant Professor at UCSF, Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine. A flyer will be... View Article

Next Culpeper Seminar Series with Professor Francis G. Lu on “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5”

November 28, 2013 5:56 am Published by Comments Off on Next Culpeper Seminar Series with Professor Francis G. Lu on “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5”

Please join us for the next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture, which is on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm, in Laurel Heights Conference Room 474. Francis G. Lu, MD, Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Emeritus, University of California, Davis, will give a seminar titled “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5” Educational objectives: 1. Describe... View Article

Deanne Dunbar inaugurates the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series

September 10, 2013 3:36 am Published by Comments Off on Deanne Dunbar inaugurates the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series

Deanne D. Dunbar, MA, PhD Candidate at the Department of Anthropology, Emory University, will inaugurate the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series on October 9th with a talk titled ‘The Emergence of the General Adaptation Syndrome in Contemporary Health Disparities Discourse‘. Deanne’s talk aims to determine the pathway from the discovery of the General Adaptation Syndrome, a stereotyped set of biological changes... View Article

Corinne Nemetz Nydegger: a long lasting legacy in the fields of human development and aging.

August 18, 2013 4:53 am Published by Comments Off on Corinne Nemetz Nydegger: a long lasting legacy in the fields of human development and aging.

We are publishing here an excerpt of the obituary of Corinne Louise Nemetz Nydegger, originally appeared on the San Francisco Chronicle on August 2, 2013: Corinne passed away peacefully on Sunday July 28, 2013 following a brief stay in hospice in San Ramon, CA. For nearly 20 years she was a professor in the Medical Anthropology Program in the Department... View Article

Call for bursaries: MA in Bioethics & Society; MSs in Global Health & Social Justice

July 5, 2013 4:48 am Published by Comments Off on Call for bursaries: MA in Bioethics & Society; MSs in Global Health & Social Justice

The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s College, London invites applications from candidates wishing to pursue Masters programmes, starting from September 2013: MA BIOETHICS & SOCIETY The MA in Bioethics & Society is a new postgraduate programme that is jointly taught with the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics at King’s. The programme gives particular emphasis to... View Article

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