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Student Medical History Club

The Waring Library Society sponsors the Student Medical History Club to promote interest in the history of the health sciences among students in all health-related disciplines of the University. During the academic year, the group meets each month for lunch and to hear an informal lecture on some topic in the history of medicine. Reservations for lunch are required. Contact: Susan Hoffius, Waring Historical Library, 792-2288.

To join the Student Medical History Club/MUSC Facebook page and receive regular invitations to events, please visit: the Waring Historical Library on Facebook

The next Student Medical History Club meeting will be Wednesday, September 16th at noon. Ms. Susan Hoffius will present her talk "History of MUSC" Reservations are required.

This first meeting will take place in the main library, room 405. The other meetings (October through April) will take place in Waring Historical Library.

Date Topic Speaker
Sept. 16, 2015 The History of the Medical University of South Carolina Ms. Susan Hoffius
October 14, 2015 The Resurrection of the Apparently Dead Dr. Nic Butler
November 18, 2015 Physician Aliases Dr. Stephen I. Schabel
December 2, 2015 From Guinness to Grave: A Story of William Sealy Gosset Dr. Madison Hyer
January 20, 2016 TBD Dr. Charles S. Bryan
February 17, 2016 History of Ritalin/Adderall: Panacea or Societal Scourge? Dr. Ken Patrick
March 16, 2016 The Typhoid Years: Unravelling the Filth Disease in 19th Century Britain Dr. Jacob Steere-Williams
April 13, 2016 Conquering Surgical Pain: Dentistry's Greatest Contribution to Medicine Dr. Patricia Blanton