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The Heberden Society presents Dr. Howard Markel
By Nicole Milano on September 17, 2021

The Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, and the Discovery of DNA's Double HelixJoin Dr. Howard Markel, the George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine at the...

2021-2022 Heberden Society series announced!
By Nicole Milano on September 17, 2021

Join us for the 2021-2022 Heberden Society history of medicine lecture series! All lectures are free and open to the public, though Zoom registration is required in advance. SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 | 5 PM...

Reflecting on the Medical Response to 9/11: 20 Years Later
By Nicole Milano on August 31, 2021

Join us on September 9, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST via Zoom for our first Heberden Society session of the year! Dr. Judy Tung will be moderating a panel discussion with individuals who served in a variety of medical...

From Snake Oil to Social Media: Drug Advertising & Your Health
on May 11, 2021

How often have you seen advertisements promoting medications for depression, high blood pressure, or diabetes? Each year drug companies spend over six billion dollars on television, print, and internet...

The Heberden Society presents Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens
By Nicole Milano on March 11, 2021

Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American GynecologyJoin Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens on April 28 at 5:00 PM EST for a presentation on her award-winning book, which examines the accomplishments of...

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