SEMINARS 2011/2012

WORK IN PROGRESS SEMINARS (WIPS)

10/25/11
"Dr. Burkitt, I presume?": Creating an African lymphoma in Uganda 1950-1970
Marissa Mika, Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
Building 49, Room 1A51/1A59

11/08/11
Tempest in The Forbidden City: Health Disparities and the 1926 Florida Hurricane
Marian Moser Jones, Family Science Department, University of Maryland, College Park
Building 45, Room J

11/22/11
Federalizing Expert Approaches to Alcohol and Drug Problems
Grischa Metlay, Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Building 49, Room 1A51/1A59

12/06/11
Man the Hunter, Man the Hunted: Masculinity, Violence and the Animal Inside
Erika Milam, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park
Building 49, Room 1A51/1A59

12/20/11
Controversy, Mistrust, Even Witchcraft: The Failure of Cancer Therapy with Neutrons
Gerald Kutcher, Department of History, Binghamton University
Building 45, Room J

01/17/12
Deamonte's Epidemic and the Perils of Uncertain Science in Modern America
Richard M. Mizelle, Department of History, Florida State University
Building 45, Room J

01/31/12
Transparent Women and Watchful Grasshoppers: Reflections on the Life Sciences in Late 20th-century American Museums
Karen A. Rader, Department of History, Virginia Commonwealth University
Building 45, Room J

02/14/12
From Degeneration to Anticipation: The Reframing of a Hereditarian Concept
Judith Friedman, Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Building 31/6C, Room 7

02/28/12
Idiosyncrasy in the Midst of Universals: Coronary Heart Disease Research in the 1960s
Sejal Patel, Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Building 45, Room J

03/13/12
Denied their “Pharmaceutical Rights”? The Federal Government and Pediatric Drug Policy, 1938-1979
Cynthia Connolly, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Building 31/6C, Room 10

03/27/12
Science and Sanitation: Microbiology and Public Health Research at the Hygienic Laboratory of the Marine Health Service, 1887-1899
Eva Åhrén, Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Building 60, Lecture Hall & Chapel

04/10/12
Pharmacology and Folklore: Arsenic Eaters and Tolerance to Poison
John Parascandola, Independent Scholar
Building 60, Room 156

04/24/12
Random Enough to be Predictable?  The NIH and the Historical Evolution of Randomized Controlled Trials
Laura E. Bothwell, Columbia University
Building 60, Room B1A199C (Rathskeller)

05/08/12
The Trajectory of Diet Pills in America, from Marmola to Fen-Phen and Beyond
John P. Swann, History Office, Food and Drug Administration
Building 60, Room 156

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Last updated: 11 October 2012
First published: 2 February 2005
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