SEMINARS 2011/2012


"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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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