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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 11, 2013 at noon. Waring Curator Susan Hoffius will present her talk "The History of the Medical University of South Carolina." Reservations are required.


Date Topic Speaker
Sept. 11, 2013 The History of the Medical University of South Carolina Ms. Susan Hoffius
October 16, 2013 Carlos Finlay, Walter Reed, and Yellow Fever Dr. Gabriel Virella
November 6, 2013 History on the tray--Names Used in the Operating Room Dr. Stephen I. Schabel
December 4, 2013 Horace G. Smithy Dr. Fred A. Crawford Jr.
January 15, 2014 Paradigms, Personalities, and Pellagra Pre-Goldberger Dr. Charles S. Bryan
February 19, 2014 The Influence of Homeopathy on Modern Medicine Dr. Jonathan Davidson
March 5, 2014 Summerville, SC: the Healthiest Place in the World Dr. Ed. West
April 9, 2014 History of Cataract Surgery Dr. George Waring