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Heberden Lecture by Scott H. Podolsky, 6pm

Scott H. Podolsky, MD, Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, will present the first Heberden Society Lecture of the 2016-17 academic year at 6pm on Tuesday, September 27, at the New York Academy of Medicine. The event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

In his talk, entitled "The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics," Dr. Podolsky analyzes the far-reaching history of antibiotics and their use, focusing particularly on seven decades of reformers who have attempted to change how antibiotics are developed and prescribed. Read moreabout the speaker and his lecture.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Academy's Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health.

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