Category Archives: Reportage

New Society Executive Director Named; More on History of Navy Medicine

Last April, the Society Executive Director (and your blogger-in-chief) announced that he would step down from these posts as of his 70th birthday, on 25 April 2013. In subsequent months, a few interested individuals held their collective breaths as we … Continue reading


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Society for the History of Navy Medicine Announces a New Research Grant

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine announces a new annual grant of up to $1500 for research in the history of naval or maritime medicine. The grant is intended to support work being done by a student enrolled … Continue reading

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Society to Mount Luncheon Panel at AAHM Annual Meeting in Baltimore; Society Blogsite

Since the year following its 2006 founding, the Society for the History of Navy Medicine has sponsored a panel of scholars at national meetings. For our first three years, we mounted panels at annual meetings of the American Association for … Continue reading

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News from the Society / Foundation for the History of Navy Medicine

I’m very pleased to announce that Captain Lee R Mandel, MC, USN, has agreed to join the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the History of Navy Medicine. He takes the seat previously held by RADM Doug Moore, SC, … Continue reading

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New Book on Medical History; Society Member Published in Journal of Military History

Today is a “news day” at Of Ships and Surgeons. Perhaps you’ve already read of the 8 September UK release of The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine; it is scheduled for publication in the US on 1 November. The … Continue reading

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