Tag Archives: lecture

A doctor on the telephone (which is linked up to a television April 08

Images and Texts in Medical History—Keynote

On April 11-13, 2016, the National Library of Medicine will host the workshop “Images and Texts in Medical History: An Introduction to Methods, Tools, and Data from the Digital Humanities” funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through a generous grant to Virginia Tech, and held in cooperation with Virginia Tech, The Wellcome […]

Archived CDC homepage running features on Ebola. March 10

Future Historical Collections: Archiving the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Christie Moffatt spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Future Historical Collections: Archiving the 2014 Ebola Outbreak.” Ms. Moffatt is an Archivist & Manager of the Digital Manuscripts Program in the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine. Circulating Now interviewed her about her work. Circulating Now: Tell us a […]

Cover of a congressional document on appropriations. February 18

In the Belly of the Beast: A History of Alternative Medicine at the NIH

Dr. Eric Boyle spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “In the Belly of the Beast: A History of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.” Dr. Boyle is Chief Archivist at the National Museum of Health and Medicine. Circulating Now interviewed him about his work. Circulating Now: Tell us a little about […]

A Classified Record of Literature on Military Medicine and Surgery 1914-1917 November 05

Publications and the Army Medical Library around World War I

Dr. Sanders Marble spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Gathering and Spreading Knowledge: Publications and the Army Medical Library around World War I.” Dr. Marble is Senior Historian U.S. Army Office of Medical History. Circulating Now interviewed him about his work. Circulating Now: Tell us a little about yourself. Where are you […]

A candid photo of Dan Shridan in front of a chalkboard. September 17

From Private Matter to Public Health Crisis

Dr. Catherine Jacquet spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “From Private Matter to Public Health Crisis: Nursing and the Intervention into Domestic Violence.” Dr. Jacquet is guest curator of NLM’s newest exhibition, Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives, and Assistant Professor of History and Women’s Gender Studies at Louisiana State University. Circulating Now […]

An illustration of wo men dueling with swords under Spanish moss hung oak trees. August 25

Medical Identity and Ethnicity in 19th-Century New Orleans

Dr. Amy Wiese Forbes spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Medical Identity and Ethnicity in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans.” Dr. Forbes is Associate Professor of History and Director of European Studies at Millsaps College. Circulating Now interviewed her about her work. Circulating Now: Tell us a little about yourself. Where are you from? […]

June 23

Caring for Foreign Bodies

Alan Kraut gave the annual James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture today at the National Library of Medicine on “Caring for Foreign Bodies: Healthcare’s Role in Immigrant Assimilation, 1890–1945.”  Dr. Kraut is University Professor of History at American University. Circulating Now interviewed him about his work. Circulating Now: Tell us a little about yourself. Where are […]