2nd Meeting and Papers Session

The Society mounted a very successful Papers Session at the April 2008 meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine.

You can view the scholars’ PowerPoint® shows now by clicking on their names, below. Internet Explorer® users may need to click on “Slide Show” in the top bar to launch the presentation; it will automatically start for Mozilla Firefox® and Apple Safari® users.

Text versions are in Word® format, except for Professor Langley’s commentary, which is a pdf file.

Paul Berman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine revealed Care for Sick and Wounded: The First Female Nurses in a United States Navy Hospital. [Text]

Jennifer Telford, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University explored Care Amidst Nursing Shortage: The Relationship Between the American Red Cross and the Navy Nurse Corps During World War I. [Text]

Patricia Rushton, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, Brigham Young University College of Nursing discussed her oral history project Nurses at War.

Captain Lee Mandel, MC, USN, Force Medical Officer, Naval Air Force, U S Atlantic Fleet spoke on Navy Medicine and Franklin D Roosevelt: An Uneasy Therapeutic Relationship. [Text]

Harold D Langley, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Catholic University; Curator Emeritus, Navy Collection, The Smithsonian Institution was Session Moderator and Commentator.

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