Medical History Society of New Jersey, Fall meeting, Oct. 26, 2016, 3:30-8:30 pm, Princeton NJ

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October 26, 2016
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health, Popular Culture Studies, Local History

The Fall meeting of the Medical History Society of New Jersey, Oct. 26, 2016, 3:30-8:30 pm, features 4 papers on:

  • 250 years of the Medical Society of New Jersey, 1766 TO 2016 (Lawrence Downs, Esq., CEO Medical Society of New Jersey)
  • How "America's Doctor," got fired  (Peter Carmel, M.D., AMA Past President, 2011–2012)
  • The polio epidemic in Newark, 1916 (Sandra Moss, M.D., MHSNJ Program Committee Co-Chair)
  • Whitewash--the Sloan-Kettering's cancer experiments at the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital, 1964 (Lisa Goldman, Esq., Doctor of Medical Humanities program, Drew University)
and the 4th annual Donald  F. Kent Memorial Lecture:

Clinical Neurology, Evolution, and Victorian Brain Science, An Introduction to John Hughlings Jackson 

given by Samuel H. Greenblatt, M.D., M.A. (History of Medicine), Professor Emeritus of Neurosurgery, Brown University; author of a forthcoming biography of John Hughlings Jackson.

And, as always, very good food and conversation at the Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey, 
For details and registration form:
Register early -- space is limited.
posted on behalf of the Medical History Society of New Jersey, 
by Karen Reeds, PhD, FLS   
Past President, MHSNJ
Sandra Moss, Program committee co-chair: 
Alan Lippman, Program committee co-chair:
Michael Nevins, Program committee:
Robert Vietrogoski, Program committee:
Linda Whitfield Spinner, Treasurer:
Valerie Josephson, Secretary:
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Linda Whitfield-Spinner, DMH, LCSW, Treasurer
Medical History Society of New Jersey

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