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Welcome to the Public Health, Demography & American Medicine Symposium: Lister Hill Center Auditorium, 22 May 1996

Title(s):
Welcome to the Public Health, Demography & American Medicine Symposium: Lister Hill Center Auditorium, 22 May 1996
Public Health, Demography, and American Medicine Symposium 1996
Author(s):
Curtin, Philip D.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Public Health, Demography & American Medicine Symposium (1996
Publication Date:
1996
Publisher:
[Bethesda, Md. : National Library of Medicine], 1996
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
212 min.
Sound
Black and white
Color
Subject(s):
Public Health -- history
Yellow Fever -- history
Pellagra -- history
Disease Outbreaks
Yellow Fever Vaccine -- history
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- history
Motion Pictures as Topic -- history
United States
Africa, Western
Congresses
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 101492565
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/101492565
Description:
This is a symposium in honor of Dr. James Cassedy, historian, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, for his contributions to the library, the division, and to the history of medicine. Dr. Philip Teigen, deputy chief, History of Medicine Division, served as moderator. A series of five lectures were presented. Each lecture is about 35 minutes long. Dr. Philip Curtin, The Johns Hopkins University, presents a lecture titled "Yellow Fever as a Public Health Problem in 19th Century West Africa." Alan Kraut, American University, speaks on "When the Truth was not Enough: Joseph Goldberger and the Pursuit of Public Health." Carolyn Hanaway, researcher at the Office of the NIH Historian, discusses "The Approach to Epidemics: the Scientists' Perspective, Past and Present." Victoria Harden, NIH Historian, reports on "Yellow Fever, the End of the Story?: Mason V. Hargett & the Development of an Aqueous-Based Vaccine During World War II." Finally, John Parascandola, U.S. Public Health Service Historian and former chief of the History of Medicine Division, looks at "Syphilis at the Cinema: The U.S. Public Health Service VD Films of the 1930s and 40s." The films he describes are Know for Sure, A Venereal Disease Rapid Treatment Center, and To the People of the United States. All of the speakers took questions.
Title(s):
Welcome to the Public Health, Demography & American Medicine Symposium: Lister Hill Center Auditorium, 22 May 1996
Public Health, Demography, and American Medicine Symposium 1996
Author(s):
Curtin, Philip D.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Public Health, Demography & American Medicine Symposium (1996
Publication Date:
1996
Publisher:
[Bethesda, Md. : National Library of Medicine], 1996
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
212 min.
Sound
Black and white
Color
Subject(s):
Public Health -- history
Yellow Fever -- history
Pellagra -- history
Disease Outbreaks
Yellow Fever Vaccine -- history
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- history
Motion Pictures as Topic -- history
United States
Africa, Western
Congresses
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 101492565
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/101492565
Description:
This is a symposium in honor of Dr. James Cassedy, historian, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, for his contributions to the library, the division, and to the history of medicine. Dr. Philip Teigen, deputy chief, History of Medicine Division, served as moderator. A series of five lectures were presented. Each lecture is about 35 minutes long. Dr. Philip Curtin, The Johns Hopkins University, presents a lecture titled "Yellow Fever as a Public Health Problem in 19th Century West Africa." Alan Kraut, American University, speaks on "When the Truth was not Enough: Joseph Goldberger and the Pursuit of Public Health." Carolyn Hanaway, researcher at the Office of the NIH Historian, discusses "The Approach to Epidemics: the Scientists' Perspective, Past and Present." Victoria Harden, NIH Historian, reports on "Yellow Fever, the End of the Story?: Mason V. Hargett & the Development of an Aqueous-Based Vaccine During World War II." Finally, John Parascandola, U.S. Public Health Service Historian and former chief of the History of Medicine Division, looks at "Syphilis at the Cinema: The U.S. Public Health Service VD Films of the 1930s and 40s." The films he describes are Know for Sure, A Venereal Disease Rapid Treatment Center, and To the People of the United States. All of the speakers took questions.