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Thursday, March 21, 2019



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

Sponsored by

The Academy Section on History of Medicine and Public Health


Free, advance registration required

Due to the number of quality submissions received, The Academy Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health invites you to join us for a second special evening of selected short talks on the history of medicine and public health.

Meet the March 21 Presenters

Daniel Asen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of History, Rutgers University-Newark
Secrets in Fingerprints: Clinical Ambitions and Uncertainty in the History of Dermatoglyphics

Earl H. Harley, MD
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Georgetown University
William Montague Cobb, MD, Physician, Teacher, Anthropologist and Civic Leader

David Linton, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Communications and Media Studies
Marymount Manhattan College
The Medicalization of Menstruation in Product Advertising

Catherine Mier, MD
Attending Psychiatrist
Forensic Inpatient Psychiatry Service
Bellevue Hospital Center
Involuntary Commitment in the Victorian Age: Punishment or Protection?