Special events in medical history
around the state, 2014

Friday, March 21st, 6:00 PM
Cleveland Medical Library Association Annual Lecture
Allen Memorial Medical Library, Cleveland OH
David S. Jones, MD., PhD. (Harvard)

This year’s CMLA lecture, entitled On the Origins of Therapies: The Development of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, 1950–1970. will be presented on Friday, March 21 by Davis S. Jones, author of Broken Hearts: The Tangled History of Cardiac Care (2013). Jones completed his A.B. at Harvard College in 1993 (History and Science), and then pursued a Ph.D. in History of Science at Harvard University and an M.D. at Harvard Medical School, receiving both in 2001. More information...

March 27th, 6:00 PM Percy Skuy Lecture, Dittrick Museum event
Allen Memorial Medical Library, Cleveland OH
Andrea Tone, PhD (McGill University)
The Bitter Fruits of Progress: Contraceptive Innovation in the
Age of the Pill

Dr. Tone’s presentation explores innovation in the post-Pill era. The phenomenal success of oral contraceptives in the 1960s revolutionized birth control in America.  The Pill’s popularity changed the path of innovation, encouraging an outpouring of new birth control technologies — pills, patches, implants, rings, and more.  But how truly revolutionary are these latest innovations?   Who wins, who loses, and what’s at stake in this recent birth control bonanza? More information...

April 19th, Ohio Academy of Medical History Annual Meeting
Allen Memorial Medical Library, Cleveland OH
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