About this event

  • Date and time Wed 1 Apr 2020 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by History of Medicine Society

Please note this event has been cancelled.

Join us to hear Professor Marguerite Dupree discuss medical lives in the age of surgical revolution. You'll come to understand the place in the society of medical figures in the 18th and 19th centuries and hear current clinical students as they compete for the Norah Schuster prize. 


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Registration, tea and coffee
Introduction by the President

Professor Stephen Challacombe, President, History of Medicine Society, Royal Society of Medicine

The royal navy, cholera and quarantine in the nineteenth century

Miss Barbara Mair, Medical Student, Newcastle University

A history of the Bermuda Lunatic Asylum, 1848 - 1914

Miss Hope Hughes, Medical Student, University of Birmingham

Spontaneous but dangerous: The History of Sneezing

Miss Janice Wai Man Yiu, Year 4 Medical Student, University College London 

Tea and coffee break
Medical lives in the age of surgical revolution

Professor Marguerite Dupree, Honorary Professor, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow

Questions and answers
Close of meeting

For those who have pre-booked


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