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Date: February 6, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029
The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) Section on History of Medicine is pleased to announce its Annual History of Medicine night to be held on February 6, 2014, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.
Presentations will address historical topics relating to medicine. Join us for this special evening of short talks on the history of medicine and public health with a spot light on New York.
-Psychiatric Criminology in the Eugenic Era: The New York Police Psychopathic Laboratory, 1915-1929
Sara Bergstresser, PhD, MPH
-Not for Self but Others: The Presbyterian Hospital Goes to War
Pascal J. de Caprariis, MD
-Cancer Education Campaigns in Progressive Era New York City: The Role of Women
Elaine Schattner, MD, MA, FACP
-A Diagnosis of Philanthropy: Carnegie and Rockefeller and the Medical Profession
Catherine (Katia) Sokoloff
-Organizing Orthopaedic Societies in New York City in the 1880's: The New York Orthopaedic Society, the New York Academy of Medicine Section of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Orthopaedic Association
Jonathan B. Ticker, MD
The New York Academy of Medicine is conveniently located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Museum Mile across the street from Central Park.
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