The Countway Library’s Center for the History of Medicine invites you to attend:
Sectarian (to Unorthodox to Alternative to) to Complementary Medicine:
What Historical Perspectives Can Tell Modern Medicine
March 26, 2008, 1 – 5:30 pm
Reception to follow
Ted Kaptchuk, Associate Professor of Medicine, Osher Center, Harvard Medical School: “From Divination to Evidence-Based Medicine via Unorthodox Medicine and the Countway Library”
Anne Kirschmann, Lecturer, Department of History, UMass Dartmouth: “Beyond Therapeutics: “Homeopathy, Women, and Social Change"
Naomi Rogers, Associate Professor of History of Medicine and of Women's and Gender Studies, Yale University: “Homeopathic Hospitals and the Contingency of Institutional Care”
John S. Haller, Jr., Vice President for Academic Affairs, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale: "Modern Homeopathy: the Power and influence of its Laity."
In conjunction with the event, an exhibit of materials from the rare book and manuscript collections of the Center for the History of Medicine will highlight the history of homeopathy in Boston, botanical medicine, acupuncture, and Chinese medicine.
Free and open to the public. Space is limited, so reserve your seat as soon as possible. RSVP to ARM@hms.harvard.edu
Download a flyer at:
Center for the History of Medicine
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
10 Shattuck Street
Boston, MA 02115
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