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Thursday, May 22, 2014



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


Free, but advanced registration is required

The New York Academy of Medicine Section on History of Medicine is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual History of Medicine Night - Part Two on May 22.

Join us for this special evening of short talks on the history of medicine and public health.

-Pioneers of Medical Education and the Spice Trade: Leiden University as a Catalyst for the Dutch Golden Age
Danelle Marqui Brown

-Sculpting a Sexed Society: The Rise of Medicine and the Surgical Eradication of Intersexuality
Marissa B. Nargi

-Aristolochic Acid Nephropathy: Harbinger of a Global Iatrogenic Disease
Arthur P. Grollman, MD

-Processed to Perfection: Milk and American Idealism, 1880-1930
Deborah L. Jones

-Negro Health Week: A People Claims Its Health
Rebecca O. Johnson