By Paul Theerman ~ Reconnaissance for Yellow Fever in the Nuba Mountains, Southern Sudan, 1954 is one of the several dozen films that Dr. Telford
The Films of Virologist Telford Work
Explore a new addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, a curated, freely-accessible portal presenting digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
Filariasis in British Guiana, 1963
By Michael Sappol ~ Originally published on Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM. Filariasis, a parasitic disease typically found in tropical areas, is
Challenge: Science Against Cancer, 1950
Read a new essay on the history of public education film making by David Cantor now available on Medicine on Screen.
Adolf Nichtenhauser: Documenting the History of Movies and Medicine
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger David Cantor to discuss a newly digitized collection of materials related to medicine and film compiled by Adolf Nichtenhauser (1903–1953).
Fifty Years Ago: The Darkening Day
By Erika Mills ~ In 1970, the National Library of Medicine featured an exhibition about pollution called The Darkening Day. The modern environmental movement had
By Kathy High and Michael Sappol ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011 and also available on Medicine on Screen: Films
Screening the Nurse: Film, Fear, and Narrative from the 1940s to the 1970s
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger David Cantor, PhD, an investigador (researcher) at the Instituto de Desarrollo Económico y Social (IDES), Buenos Aires Argentina and an
The Search for Cancer Viruses, 1966
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Robin Wolfe Scheffler, the Leo Marx Career Development Assistant Professor in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the
Hot Spots of Human Destruction: The Howard Bishop Papers
By James Labosier ~ Howard Bishop was confident that he knew what was best for people and that people needed to be told. In the