Okun Lectures 2011

Note: All lectures are held in Communicore lecture hall C1-15 from 12:00- 12:50 unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, February 3rd- Dr Robert VanDer Griend, “The History of Fracture Care.”

Thursday, March 24th- Dr. Howard Markel, “An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine.”

Wednesday, May 4th- Dr. Lauren Bowen, “Did General MacArthur have Parkinsons Disease?”

Thursday, August 25th- Alex Bibbey, MS4, “An Early History of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.”

Thursday, September 8th- Dr. Jean Bennett (UF COM c/o ’60), “A Woman’s Journey in Medicine.” (Co-sponsored by AMWA) Also see story on the talk at this link. See photographs of the College of Medicine, circa 1956-1960.

Thursday, October 13th – Dr. Bruce Kraut, “Diagnosing the Past: Cases from the texts of the Hippocratics.”

Thursday, November 10th – Dr. Mark Barrow, “History of early Gainesville doctors and the health center.” See Insider article at this link.

Thursday, December 8th- Dr. Andrew Pitkin, “Poliomyelitis and the birth of modern intensive care.”