Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Madeline Stern Wilder, who shares with us the story and work of her husband, noted artist and surgeon Dr. Joseph
Category: Prints & Photographs
Images illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine.
The WHO’s Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978
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
World Health Organization: Picturing Health for All
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.
Hosting the Congress for the History of Pharmacy
By Laura Hartman ~ On September 5, 2019, NLM welcomed twenty attendees from the 44th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy for a tour
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
By Ginny A. Roth ~ A marvelous thing happened on March 2, 1904. A boy by the name of Theodor Seuss Geisel was born and
March in February: Congenital Heart Defects Awareness
By Ginny A. Roth ~ Today is Valentines Day, a day associated with hearts. In fact, the entire month of February is American Heart Month.
The Truth About Black Cats
Superstitions about black cats are common even today and are reinforced especially during Halloween. For instance, folklore tells us that if a black cat crosses your path, bad luck is sure to follow. But appearances are deceiving.
Finding Hope: A Woman’s Place is in the Lab
By Ashley Bowen ~ While doing some research ahead of the 50th anniversary of the rubella vaccine in June 2019, I came across an image
Hidden Faces of WW1: Maxillofacial Portraits Preserved
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Katherine Akey. Ms. Akey is Adjunct Professor of Photography in the Corcoran School of the Arts at the George Washington
NLM in Pictures—Read it This Summer
Putting together a summer reading list? Images of America: U.S. National Library of Medicine, published a two years ago this month in the popular series by Arcadia Publishing, is sure to please.