Okun Lectures 2023

All lectures at noon unless otherwise noted.

March 1. Dr Mark Barrow, MD PhD. The Early History of Alachua County, FL.

October 26. Dr Mark Barrow, MD Ph.D. History of Medicine in Alachua County, Florida. McKnight Brain Institute, Room L2- 101.

November  9. Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig. An Oral History of the Early UF College of Medicine.  Harrell Medical Education Building, Room 128.

Other lectures/events in the history of medicine:

-Sponsored by the Smathers Libraries.
March 7.  Shelley Fraser Mickle. The Research and Writing of Borrowing Life, the story of the first successful kidney transplant.  Online webinar- register at https://ufl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_92zd9XlWRGimKEd00x1TNw

-Lecture series in the history of yellow fever, race, and the development of American Medicine, made possible by funding from the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, Margaret and Robert Rothman Endowment.

February 8. Sarah Naramore. Benjamin Rush and the American transition from colony to republic through medical systems. Online webinar

February 15.  Urmi Engineer WilloughbyYellow fever, race, and ecology in New Orleans. Online webinar.

February 22. Rana HogarthMedicalization of race in America in the Atlantic world and in Philadelphia 1793. Online webinar.