The Society is pleased to announce that it will mount a 3-paper panel at the 2021 McMullen Naval History Symposium, to be held 23 – 24 September. Symposium organizers await the Naval Academy Superintendent’s decision as to whether the Symposium will be virtual, or held in-person, in Annapolis, Maryland.
The papers and their authors are:
The Historical Toll of Scurvy and the Impediments to Implementation of a Cure in Affecting British Royal Naval Operations Through the Nineteenth Century, by
Gerald Stulc, MD, FACS, FICS, MFA, Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy, Retired
Early Innovations in Maritime Telemedical Services: The Seamen’s Church Institute of New York’s KDKF Radio Medico Station, by Johnathan Thayer, PhD, MLS, and Stefan Dreisbach-Williams
Slave Ship Surgeons – An Unrecognized Factor in the Abolition of Slavery, by Irving Rosen, MD, FRCS(C)
Symposium details to follow as they emerge.