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The 50th Anniversary of the P. I. Nixon Library: History of Medicine Lecture Series

by Diane Fotinos on 2020-09-16T15:18:00-05:00 in History of Medicine | Comments

We are pleased to announce a series of lectures to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the P.I. Nixon Library. This year, in lieu of our Annual Nixon Dinner, we are offering four fascinating lectures on important history of medicine topics that impact our world today.  

NOTE:  All lectures are virtual via Zoom. Meeting url and password will be sent to all registrants prior to event.



Date: Thursday, October 8th, 2020; Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CT; Presenter: Dr. Christine Drennon ;Title: Mi Barrio, Mi Salud: How Our Neighborhoods Came to Determine Our Health

Date: Thursday, October 22nd, 2020; Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CT;  Presenter: Dr. Jason Rosenfeld; TitleBig eyes, big ears, big heart and little mouth: The history and role of community health workers.

Date: Wednesday, October 28th, 2020; Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CT; Presenter: Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens; TitleSay Her Name: Resurrecting the Medical Lives of Enslaved Women

Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2020; Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT; Presenter: Dr. Wari Allison; Title: Pandemics & Health Inequities – Stopping History from Repeating Itself

***For more information and to register, please visit





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