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Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Dr. Arnold Meshkov, a Philadelphia-area cardiologist who has published a book on the history of the science and technology around myocardial infarction (heart attack) was the featured speaker in February.
His University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine Grand Rounds talk is entitled "Catheterization of the Heart: From Self-Experimentation to Angioplasty." It will take place from 12-1pm on Tuesday, February 22, on Teams. Please reach out to the Department of Medicine if you would like to attend.
His C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society talk entitled "The Cholesterol Odyssey: Russian Rabbits to mRNA technology" took place from 6-7:15pm the same evening, Tuesday, February 22. You can watch the recorded lecture here.
To learn more about his book, Chasing the Widowmaker: The History of the Heart Attack Epidemic (2021), click the title.
Do you need disability accommodations to participate? Please email us at least 1 week in advance so that we can do our best to arrange for an ASL interpreter, screen captions, visual description, a transcript, etc.
Saturday, January 29, 2022
"Negotiating Normalcy: Deafness Cures in American History"
This lecture is based on Dr. Virdi's recent book Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History (University of Chicago, 2020), in which she combines historical research with personal memoir. She is a specialist in the history of medicine, disability studies, and the history of technologies such as hearing aids.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
"Roentgen and Hounsfield: Two Non-Physicians Who Revolutionized Medicine"
Richard H. Daffner, MD
(Emeritus in Radiology, AGH)
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Dr. Carmody is best known for blogging as "the Sheriff of Sodium," where he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge about structures and trends in medical training. In this lecture he will pull back the curtain on the process of matching medical students into residency positions.