Category Archives: History

Our Members Write Books–Lorraine McConaghy

Society for the History of Navy Medicine member Lorraine McConaghy will discuss her new book at the Navy Memorial in Washington DC on June 15 at noon. Admission is free. Lorraine says that while she will not discuss maritime medicine … Continue reading

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Society for the History of Navy Medicine Selects Candidates for Naval Academy History Symposium

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine’s Paper Selection Board (Harry Langley, Professor of History Emeritus, Catholic University, Washington, DC and Annette Finley-Croswhite, Professor of History and Chair Emerita, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA) have spoken.  They selected six … Continue reading

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About the Society for the History of Navy Medicine

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine (sponsor of this blog) was founded in 2006.  It came into being as result of conversations between co-founder and Executive Director Tom Snyder, a retired surgeon and retired Navy Reservist, who was … Continue reading

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Society Members Write Books-4

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine counts among its members many active and productive scholars. A recent example of this scholarly work is Dr Lisa Budreau‘s Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in … Continue reading

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Society Members Write Books-3

Members of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine are active in their scholarship and publishing. Member Annette Finley-Croswhite and her associate Gayle K Brunelle have recently published Murder in the Metro: Laetitia Toureaux and the Cagoule in 1930s … Continue reading

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Recent Books by Members of the Society for the History of Medicine-2

The Mission of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine is to encourage research, study and publication of all aspects of the history of maritime medicine. Society member James O Finnegan, MD, was a combat surgeon in Vietnam during … Continue reading

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