The Ohio State University Medical Heritage Center 2021 Inaugural James R. Wright, Jr, MD, PhD Lecture featuring Howard Markel, MD, PhD

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April 22, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Please join The Ohio State University Medical Heritage Center for the 2021 Inaugural James R. Wright, Jr, MD, PhD Lecture, featuring Howard Markel, MD, PhD.

When Germs Travel: Coronavirus, Quarantines, and Contagious Crises Across Time

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Lecture begins at 2:00 PM EST, and will be followed by a virtual Q&A reception.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, this lecture will be a live virtual event via Zoom. Please register to receive event link.

Dr. Markel is the George E. Wantz, MD Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine, and the Director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan.

Established with gifts from the James R. Wright, MD, PhD, this new lectureship focuses on the history of pathology and other medical history topics. This lecture is free and open to the public.


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Contact Info: 

Judith A. Wiener, MA, MLIS

Associate Professor | Associate Director

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Health Sciences Library

The Ohio State University

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