By Erika Mills ~ People continually create and recreate history, adjusting their focus to find answers to ever-changing questions. Over the past 200 years, physicians,
Dr. Fee served most recently as NLM Senior Historian and previously as Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division for over two decades. On October 17 Ted Brown, Professor of History and Medical Humanities at the University of Rochester, will offer a special public lecture in honor and memory of Dr. Fee.
Now open at NLM, a special display featuring a selection of images drawn from our Prints & Photographs collection. Since the 1950s, the WHO has commissioned photojournalists to capture the transformative impact health can have on communities worldwide.
Ted Brown, Ph.D. will give a Special Lecture in honor and memory of Elizabeth Fee (1946–2018) on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 2:00 ET in
By Jeffrey S. Reznick and Ken Koyle ~ This is the first post in a series of nine which serializes the new book US National
By Elizabeth Fee Joycelyn Elders was the first African-American to be appointed Surgeon-General of the United States. A brilliant, talented, and powerful woman, she had
By Elizabeth Fee In the two decades after World War II, America’s medical libraries were in very poor shape. Funding for medical research and education
On May 7, 2015, the National Library of Medicine held a special program, “A History of the Food and Drugs Act Notices of Judgment–From the
By Elizabeth Fee Once Einstein became famous, people would stop him in the street and cry out: “Professor Einstein!” He would say; “Oh yes, many
By Elizabeth Fee Albert Einstein said “I have always admired . . Marie Curie. Not only did she do outstanding work in her lifetime, and