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AROUSED: Randi Epstein Speaks on Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything, March 28

2 minutes reading time

The Columbia University Health Sciences Library is pleased to host author Randi Epstein on March 28 when she’ll speak about her newest book, AROUSED: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything (W.W. Norton, 2018).

Victoria Johnson Speaks on Dr. David Hosack and His Garden, Dec. 3

2 minutes reading time

The Columbia University Health Sciences Library is pleased to host Victoria Johnson on December 3 at 6pm when she’ll speak about Columbia professor David Hosack (1769-1837), one of the great scientists and physicians of the early United States.  Johnson’s talk is drawn from her new book American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, which was named a Finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Non-Fiction.

“This is a Christian institution and we will tolerate no Jews here”: The Brooklyn Interns Hazing Episodes of 1916 & 1927: Lecture, October 10

1 minute reading time

Join us on Wednesday, October 10 at 6pm when Dr. Edward Halperin kicks off the 2018/19 History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series with “This is a Christian institution and we will tolerate no Jews here”: The Brooklyn Interns Hazing Episodes of 1916 & 1927.

Nancy Tomes Speaks on the "Informed" Patient, March 9th

3 minutes reading time

The Health Sciences Library is pleased that Nancy Tomes, SUNY Distinguished Professor of History at Stony Brook University, will speak on "Nuisance or Necessity? Historical Perspectives on the ‘Informed’ Patient" this March 9th as part of the Library's History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series.