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Third Annual History Night

Date: April 8, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration and Reception 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Presentations 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sponsored by: NYAM Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

The New York Academy of Medicine’s Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce its third annual NYAM History Night on April 8, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm.

Join us for an evening of short talks on topics in the history of medicine and public health presented by accomplished health professionals.

Barbara Berney, PhD, MPH- “Medicare and Hospital Desegregation"

Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA - "Healers and Soldiers: African American Doctors and Patients During Civil War"

Karen G. Langer, PhD – “The Philospher's Swoon”

Jeffrey Levine, MD – “The Dark History of Dakin's Solution”

Peter Manu, MD, FACP – “The Birth of Cell Biology: George E. Palade at Rockefeller Institution, 1947-1953”

For additional information, please contact Donna Fingerhut at or 212-419-3645.


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Cost: Free, but advance registration is required
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