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John C. Burnham Lecture in the History of Medicine/Science with Dr. George Weisz

Event: John C. Burnham Lecture in the History of Medicine/Science with Dr. George Weisz
The John C. Burnham Lecture Series in the History of Medicine/Science was established in 2000 with gifts from Professor BurnhamÕs wife, Marjorie Burnham. The Department of History and the Medical Heritage Center of the Prior Health Services Library jointly sponsor the annual lecture. Dr. George Weisz of McGill University's Department of Social Studies Medicine will deliver the 10th Burnham Lecture titled "The reinvention of Chronic Disease in the 20th century." The program will be held in the Health Sciences Library with a reception at 4:00PM followed by the lecture at 4:30PM.

Dr. Weisz is interested in medicine in 19th and 20th century Europe and North America. He recently completed a book called Divide and Conquer: A Comparative History of Medical Specialization, 1830-1950 and edited a collective volume on The History and Sociology of Quantification in Medicine. He is the author of The Medical Mandarins: The French Academy of Medicine in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries (1995) and (editor) Greater than the Parts: Holism in Biomedicine 1920-1950 (1998).
Date and time:October 25, 2012
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Area on Campus: OSU Health Sciences Library room 550, 376 W. 10th Avenue | Columbus, OH 43210
Contact:Kristina Ward
Phone Number:614-292-3001
Event category:Arts and Sciences & History
Event Type:Lecture

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