1st Meeting and Papers Session

The Society mounted first Papers Session at the May 2007 meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine.

[1 June 2010] I’ve taken down all links to authors’ works previously posted here. I put them up in the spirit of scholarly collegiality, but some cheesy individual(s), in complete disrespect of scholarly work–and copyright law–purloined some of the material and posted on a site for sale–to the profit of the purloiner, not the scholar. A Pox on them! and Anathema!

Annette Finley-Croswhite, PhD, Chair, Department of History, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, presented The Health of a Sailor: French Colonial Medicine and Tetanus”, based on her research in the French Navy archives. [Text]

Alan Hawk, Collection Manager, Historical Collections, National Museum of Health & Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC, described the Navy Medical Artifacts in the Collection of the National Museum of Health & Medicine of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.[Text]

Lee R Mandel, MD, MPH, FACP, Captain, Medical Corps, U S Navy, Force Medical Officer, Naval Air Force, U S Atlantic Fleet discussed Combat Fatigue from the Civil War to Desert Storm: An Overview. [Text]

Harold D Langley, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Catholic University; Curator Emeritus, Navy Collection, The Smithsonian Institution spoke on Psychiatric Care in the Early Navy. (Professor Langley’s text is currently unavailable; it will be posted when it becomes available)

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