Topics in the History of the Health Sciences Class
The Topics in the History of the Health Sciences [IP 732] is held in the Spring Semester and is open to students in all colleges at MUSC as well as the College of Charleston. Enrollment is limited to 25 and will be on a first come, first served basis. Please contact the library before registering to ensure space is available. [The course number is IP 732. One hour credit is offered by some colleges (depending on curriculum). Consultation with the Dean of your college should clarify this.] For more information or to register, please contact Susan Hoffius at 792-2288.
Meetings are held Thursdays at noon at the Waring Historical Library. Students are encouraged to bring their lunches.
The 2013 spring schedule of topics and presenters:
Please note this schedule is subject to change.
|Jan. 10||The Art and Science of Medicine||H. Biemann Othersen, M.D.|
|Jan. 17||Pandemic: Lesson from Plague and HIV/AIDS||Charles S. Bryan, M.D.|
|Jan. 24||Islamic Medicine and Its Influence on the Latin West, 800-1600||Kurt Boughan, Ph.D.|
|Jan. 31||Louis Pasteur: The Two Sides of a Genius||Dr. Gabriel Virella|
|Feb. 7||History of Patent Medicine||Ronald O. Nickel, Ph.D.|
|Feb 14||Birth Defects and Other Pathology in pre-Columbian Art||Carlos F. Salinas, D.M.D.|
|Feb. 21||The History of Nursing||Elizabeth M. Bear, Ph.D.|
|Feb. 28||The Origins of Dental Medicine||Edward L. Welsh, D.D.S.||Mar. 7||Diabetes (Tegrity)||Michael, Ph.D.|
|Mar. 14||Diabetes (Tegrity)||Michael, Ph.D.|
|Mar. 21||The Falling Sickness||W. Curtis Worthington, III, M.D.|
|Mar. 28||Adam's Rib to Open Heart: the Early History of Thoracic Surgery||Robert Sade, M.D.|
|Apr. 4||Belam-The Beginnings of Psychiatry||Layton McCurdy, M.D.|
|Apr. 11||History of Germ Warfare||Stephen I. Schabel, M.D.|
|Apr. 18||The History of the Medical University of South Carolina||Susan Hoffius, M.S.|