Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Rachel Curtis, Monica Gray, Laura Montgomery, and Miranda Villesvik, along with our own Jeffrey S. Reznick, to share details of
Tag: African American History
Remembering the Syphilis Study at Tuskegee and Macon County, AL
Susan K. Laird and Termika N. Smith from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relate their experience with hosting a special event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the closing of the study.
Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons
By Erika Mills ~ African Americans have always practiced medicine, as physicians, healers, midwives, or “root doctors.” Early black physicians became skilled practitioners, trained generations
Urbane Bass: Doctor and Hero
Dr. Tom Ewing, Professor of History at Virginia Tech on the life and service of World War I Distinguished Service Cross recipient Dr. Urbane Bass. .
The Many Faces of Diabetes: Complications and Debility in Late 20th Century America
An interview with Richard M. Mizelle, Jr. on his NLM History Talk and his work on health disparities.
Shutting the Digital Back Door
An interview with Kim Gallon, PhD, MS, MLIS, on her NLM History Talk and her work in digital humanities and Africana Studies.
Jim Crow in the Asylum: Psychiatry and Civil Rights in the American South
An interview with Kylie M. Smith PhD on her NLM History Talk and her work on racial segregation in psychiatric hospitals.
The Measure of Black (Un)Fitness: Legacies of Slavery in the Early Eugenics Movement
An interview with Rana A. Hogarth, PhD on her NLM History Talk and her research on legacies of slavery in the early eugenics movement.
Patient Pamphlet for Piedmont TB Sanatorium, VA, 1940
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Kiana Wilkerson, Katherine Randall, PhD, and E. Thomas Ewing, PhD to share their research on the Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium for
What History Reveals: Slavery and the Development of U.S. Gynecology
An interview with Deirdre Cooper Owens, PhD on her NLM History Talk and her research on Dr. James Marion Sims and the history of American medicine and slavery.