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Medicine and World War I–Conference in San Antonio, March 22-24, 2018

Dear Society Members, Last week members of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine presented papers at the “Medicine and War: World War I” conference sponsored by the Army Medical Department Museum Foundation with funding from the Army Medical … Continue reading

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SHNM Book Prize

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine intends to give out a book prize this year for the best book in the history of navy/maritime medicine published between 2013 and 2018.  If you have suggestions for possible books to … Continue reading

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Conference in San Antonio

Tomorrow begins the Army Medical Department Center and School/AMEDD Museum Foundation WWI Medical Conference in recognition of the 100 year anniversary of the Great War’s end in 1918. The conference will take place at the AMEDD Center and School 22-24 … Continue reading

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2017 Contribution…only a few hours left!

Dear Friends and Society Members, Please consider taking time on the last day of the year to make a charitable contribution to the Society for the History of Navy Medicine. Just go to the Society main page: http://historyofnavymedicine.org and click … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Dear Members of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine, I write to wish you a Happy New Year as we move into 2018. I also want to mention our challenges as well.  As a small society, it has … Continue reading

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1918 Influenza Epidemic

As we embark on 2018, it’s interesting to consider what happened 100 years ago in 1918.  For medical historians, the date is significant because it is associated with the influenza pandemic that swept the world and killed over 21 million … Continue reading

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End of year contributions!

Perhaps some of you missed earlier messages reminding you of the end-of-year opportunity to make a charitable and tax deducible contribution to the Society for the History of Navy Medicine. If you have the time and inclination, please consider making … Continue reading

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