Save the Date: History Research Day on October 12, 2012

The Second Biennial History Research Day will take place this Friday, in Laurel Heights Room 376. Students and faculty of the History of Health Sciences Program will present in morning and afternoon sessions. The event is sponsored by the Graduate Students Association and the Medical Humanities Fund, and is open to all UCSF Community and Affiliates with an RSVP to kathryn.jackson@ucsf.edu. Buffet lunch will be provided. The specific program is as follows:

 

10:30 Welcome

 

10:45-12:15 2011 Cohort

 

Frankie Griffin

Cleanliness, Disease, and Polio in San Francisco: The Local Context in a National Experience

 

Erika Langer

Sociable Science: Envisioning Postwar Medical Education at the University of California

 

Stephen Beitler

From Sensation to Experience: Changing Notions of Pain in Post-World War II America

 

12:15-1:15 Faculty

 

Akhil Mehra

Crisis of Good Intentions: The Modern History of Addiction, Chronic Pain, and the Opiates

 

Brian Dolan

Medical History for Medical Students

 

1:15-2:00 Lunch

 

2:00-3:30 2009 Cohort

 

Jethro Hernández Berrones

Medicine in Revolution: Homeopathy and the Regulation of the Medical Profession, 1853-1953

 

Heather Dron

Reinterpreting the Risk of Congenital Malformation: New Directions in Research on Environmental Etiology and Chemical Exposure (1940-1971)

 

Kevin Moos

From Deaths to Dollars: Cost, Price and the World Health Organization’s Effort to Calculate the Value of Malaria Eradication, 1955-1980

 

3:30-3:45 Break

 

3:45-4:45 Faculty

 

Dorothy Porter

Parkinson’s Disease and Artistic Expression

 

Paul Blanc

The International Viscose Industry 1930-1945: Strategic Materiel and State-Sponsored Toxicity

 

5:00 Post-Symposium Cocktails at Swank (Presidio and California)

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