The Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, will host its fourth annual History of Women’s Health Conference on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. The theme of this year’s conference is Traveling Knowledge: How Women Gathered, Dispensed, and Gendered Medical Knowledge. This year’s keynote speakers will be Margaret Marsh, PhD (Rutgers University Camden) and Wanda Ronner, M.D. (Pennsylvania Hospital). Dr. Marsh is a Distinguished Professor of History and Interim Chancellor at Rutgers University's Camden campus. Dr. Ronner is a Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a gynecologist at Pennsylvania Hospital. She also serves as the Medical Student Director for the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Drs. Marsh and Ronner will speak about their newest book, The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution (Johns Hopkins University Press).
For a look at the 2009 program, please visit: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/paharc/
The conference is sponsored by the Professional Staff of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital Historic Collections, and the OB/GYN Department of the Pennsylvania Hospital.
Please RSVP by April 17, 2009 to Stacey Peeples at 215-829-5434 or email@example.com
Stacey C Peeples
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Philadelphia, PA 19107
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(215) 829-7155 (f)
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