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 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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