McGoogan News

Davis lecture on Sickle Cell Disease to be held March 26

The McGoogan Library of Medicine
invites you to attend the annual
Richard B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D.
History of Medicine Lecture

Race, Medicine, Authorship & the “Discovery” of Sickle Cell Disease 1910 – 1911

– guest lecturer –
Todd L. Savitt, Ph.D.
Department of Bioethics & Interdisciplinary Studies
Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina

Noon, Monday, March 26, 2012

Eppley Science Hall Amphitheater
Room 3010

Lunch will be provided to the first 80 attendees.

Fall book 'sale' underway

Each Fall semester, the library makes materials that were withdrawn from the collection available on a first come, first served basis. There are no prices, but donations are accepted and benefit the library’s Fontenelle Elementary School Library fund. The book carts are located just inside the library on the 6th floor of Wittson Hall. Check it out!

National Library Week = book sale and popcorn

Looking for some summer reading? The Spring Book ‘Sale’ is now underway at the McGoogan Library. There are no set prices, but donations are accepted. All donations go to the Fontenelle Elementary School Book fund, which supports the purchase of books for their library. The sale will last until all books are ‘sold’ or April 30th, whichever comes first.

Celebrate National Library Week and stay connected to the McGoogan Library with free popcorn. Microwave popcorn will be available on Tuesday, April 12th in the following common areas on the UNMC campus in Omaha:

  • College of Nursing LRC
  • Sorrell 2nd floor atrium
  • College of Pharmacy first floor
  • Linder Library Lounge on the 6th floor Wittson Hall

Popcorn packages have also been mailed to the College of Nursing sites in Kearney, Norfolk, Scottsbluff, and Lincoln, and to the College of Dentistry in Lincoln.

History of teaching hospitals (Davis Lecture April 11)

Susan Lawrence, Ph.D.

During the April 11 Richard B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D., History of Medicine Lecture at UNMC, explore how charity patients became teaching objects and how seven major London hospitals evolved to become medical schools.

Susan Lawrence, Ph.D., associate professor of history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will discuss these and other topics during the lecture.

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Mary Ann “Maisie” Paustian Amphitheater, Room 3001 in the Sorrell Center. A reception will follow in the Linder Reading Room, also in the Sorrell Center.

What: The lecture is sponsored by the McGoogan Library of Medicine and supported through an endowed fund created in 2008 by the late Dr. Davis, professor emeritus of internal medicine at UNMC, and his wife, Jean.

Dr. Davis created the lectureship to illustrate the impact of key scientific findings and to support special collections at the McGoogan Library, including works on the history of medicine.

Who: Dr. Lawrence is coordinator of the Humanities in Medicine Program, which offers an interdisciplinary minor to undergraduates interested in health care in its social context.

3rd Annual Davis Lecture: The Teaching Hospital Origins & Controversies

The McGoogan Library of Medicine

invites you to attend the annual

Richard B. Davis, MD, PhD

History of Medicine Lecture

The Teaching Hospital
Origins & Controversies

– guest lecturer –

Susan C. Lawrence, Ph.D.
Department of History
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

4:00 pm Monday, April 11,2011

Mary Ann “Maisie” Paustian Amphitheater
Room 3001Sorrell
Health Science Education Center
42nd & Emile

Reception to follow in the Linder Reading Room
Sorrell Health Science Education Center