An interview with Kylie M. Smith PhD on her NLM History Talk and her work on racial segregation in psychiatric hospitals.
The Girl in the Lion Cage: Regulating Hypnotism in 19th Century France
Katrin Schultheiss, Ph.D. will speak on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 2:00 ET in the Lister Hill Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine. Dr.
“Hurrah for France and Fried Potatoes”
By Nicole Baker ~ One of the joys of working at the National Library of Medicine is the opportunity to connect some of my personal
Scientists’ Mind-Body Problems: Lobotomy, Science, and the Digital Humanities
Miriam Posner, Ph.D. will give the annual James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture in the History of Medicine on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2:00 ET
What Makes a Murderer: Dr. Bernard Glueck’s Psychological Evaluations
By James Labosier ~ Every murder is unique. Two nineteen-year-old sons of wealthy Chicago families kill a neighborhood boy in 1924 because they think they’re
Illuminating St. Elizabeths at the National Building Museum
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Sarah A. Leavitt, Curator at the National Building Museum. Her latest exhibition Architecture of
LSD: Insight or Insanity?, 1968
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Erika Dyck, PhD, Professor and Canada Research Chair in the History of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Today, Dr.
Images and Texts in Medical History—Miriam Posner
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
The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital
By James Labosier, Ginny Roth, and John Rees A new archival collection, the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital Archives, 1853–2003 is now available at the