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The Heberden Society presents Jaipreet Virdi, PhD
on March 14, 2023

Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in HistoryAt the age of four, Jaipreet Virdi’s world went silent. A severe case of meningitis left her alive but deaf, suddenly treated differently by everyone. Her deafness...

The Heberden Society presents Naomi Rogers, PhD
By Nicole Milano on February 14, 2023

Health Activism and Community Control: American Medicine in the 1960s and 1970sJoin Dr. Naomi Rogers are she delves into the challenging and important topic of relations between the community and medical...

Sixth Graders "Meet" Dr. Papanicolaou in the Archives
on January 25, 2023

What do Dr. George Papanicolaou and primary sources have in common? A group of sixth graders from the Hellenic Charter School in Brooklyn, New York wanted to find out! Last month the Medical Center Archives...
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The Heberden Society presents Wangui Muigai, PhD
on December 5, 2022

Infant Mortality, Race, and the American Roots of a Health InequalityJoin Dr. Wangui Muigai as she charts the history of one of the most enduring health disparities in America, the racial gap in infant...

The Heberden Society presents Janet Golden, PhD
By Nicole Milano on September 23, 2022

Patients, Syphilis, Disability, and Medicine: A HistoryJoin Dr. Janet Golden as she explores the patient experience of syphilis and how new diagnostic tools, treatments, and knowledge impacted their lives in...

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