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.

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

New exhibit: Medieval Medical Illustrations

View the latest panel exhibit in the library’s Linder Lounge: Though a Mirror Darkly: The Art of Medieval Medical Illustrations.

The artists and draftsmen of medical books in the Middle Ages appreciated just as much as we do today the value of pictures in the conveying of certain kinds of information. Pictures could be used to illustrate case histories, to demonstrate techniques, to make instruments for diagnosis and prognosis, to reveal structures and functions within the body and to depict the substances needed to make medicine.

Davis History of Medicine Lecture April 6

The McGoogan Library of Medicine invites you to attend the annual Richard B. Davis, MD, PhD History of Medicine Lecture on a significant discovery that has led to new directions in medicine.

The Coagulation Cascade Personified:
A Brief History

-guest lecturer-
William L. Nichols, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Lecture begins at Noon
Durham Research Center Auditorium