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Harold D Langley Book Prize

Two years ago the Society launched the Harold D Langley Book Prize for the History of Maritime Medicine. It is now time to consider works for our second award, to be announced in 2019. To this end, members and friends … Continue reading

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Professor Annette Finley-Croswhite – An Appreciation

Four years ago, Professor Annette Finley-Croswhite assumed the Executive Directorship of this Society after a transition year under the leadership of Jim Dolbow, a former Senate staffer and author. Annette came to the job with administrative experience as head of … Continue reading

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Out with the “Old”, In with the Older

After four years of exemplary service, Executive Director Professor Annette Finley-Croswhite, bowing to professional and family demands, has stepped down. Society founder Tom Snyder has once again taken the mantle of Directorship. Tom says that his early goals are to … Continue reading

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Test of our System

Dear Colleagues, Please ignore this post as a test of our system. Thank you, Annette

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Happy Memorial Day

For memorial day I am posting this link to the US Navy’s tribute to Memorial Day. Please see the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0QarL96wg4 I also happened to be lecturing in West Point Cemetery yesterday, and for Memorial Day might point you … Continue reading

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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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