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New Exhibition! Dr. Henry Heimlich: Maneuvering His Way into Medical History
By Nicole Milano on November 19, 2018

President Ronald Reagan. New York City Mayor Ed Koch. Actress Elizabeth Taylor. The Heimlich maneuver is credited with saving the lives of these and many others since its invention by Dr. Henry Heimlich in...
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Heberden Society Lecture
By Elizabeth Shepard on September 7, 2018

THE HEBERDEN SOCIETY LECTURE: PROMOTING INTEREST IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEThe New York Academy of Medicine, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health and The Heberden Society, Weill Cornell...
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Heberden Society Lecture: Paul S. Mueller, MD
on May 18, 2018

Paul S. Mueller, MD, MPH will present the next HEBERDEN SOCIETY LECTURE on "Beyond Field of Dreams: The Real Dr. Archibald "Moonlight" Graham" on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 5:00-6:00 pm in Uris Faculty Room (A-...

Heberden Society: Dale Smith: World War I
By Keith Mages on March 29, 2018

Dale C. Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Military Medicine & History, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, will present the next Heberden society lecture on "American Medicine Supports the Great...
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We Heard the Call: Base Hospital No 9
By Elizabeth Shepard on October 3, 2017

In 1916, the American Red Cross prepared for US possible involvement in the war by organizing base hospitals.  The Red Cross identified several major medical centers or hospitals to organize these units.  The...
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