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Join us for the Heberden Society!
By Nicole Milano on October 10, 2019

As caricature evolved from its origins as a practice designed to liberate artists from the constraints of Renaissance Idealism into a tool for social satire and commentary, medicine emerged quickly as one of...
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Bloomingdale and Westchester: An Experiment in Moral Management Exhibition Opens
on October 3, 2019

Mental health treatment has changed over time, reflecting new studies, research, and societal concerns. Proponents of the moral managent philosophy, one of the mental health treatments which emerged in the...

Pioneers in Reproductive Medicine: Fritz Fuchs, MD
By Elizabeth Shepard on September 13, 2019

Dr. Fritz Fuchs was an internationally known obstetrician and gynecologist who, along with his colleague, Povi Riis, was the first to use amniocentesis for detecting the sex of a fetus in Demark in 1955. This...
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Pioneers in Reproductive Medicine: Brij Saxena, PhD
By Elizabeth Shepard on August 1, 2019

Indian inventor, mentor, and researcher Dr. Brij Saxena was a pioneer in the field of reproductive endocrinology. In 1966, he was recruited by Nobel Laureate Dr. Vincent du Vigneaud to join Cornell University...
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Pioneers in Reproductive Medicine: Anna-Riitta Fuchs, PhD
on July 5, 2019

Finnish endocrinologist and educator Anna-Riitta Fuchs was renowned in the field of reproductive medicine. She worked as a scientist for the Population Council at Rockefeller University in the 1960s, where she...

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