During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Society is sponsoring the "Stay-at-Home" Lecture Series, featuring online presentations on historical health sciences topics. Beginning the third Thursday in April, the lectures are presented thereafter every first and third Thursday of May through September and begin at 7:00 p.m. Each presentation in this series is free and anyone is welcome to attend. To join each presentation, go to the link: https://zoom.us/j/97223974167
We hope you can join us as we learn from the safety of our homes. If you would like to be placed on the email list to receive reminders about the presentations, please email Tim Nutt, Director of the UAMS Historical Research Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every presentation is recorded and available for viewing and downloading. The schedule for the "Stay-at-Home" Lecture Series is as follows (subject to change):
April 23: "On the Border of Legitimacy: Quack Medicine in Arkansas," by Tim Nutt, Director, UAMS Historical Research Center
May 7: "(Not) the Same Old Fever and Chills: Arkansas During the 1918 Influenza Pandemic," by Tim Nutt, Director, UAMS Historical Research Center
May 21: "Dr. W.A. Jaquith and His 1906 Tour of Arkansas," by Tim Nutt, Director, UAMS Historical Research Center
June 4: "A History of Medicine in Arkansas," by CaLee Henderson, Digital Initiatives Librarian, UAMS Historical Research Center
June 18: "A Spirit of Enterprise and Energy: A History of UAMS," by Tim Nutt, Director, UAMS Historical Research Center
July 2: "Arkansas Country Doctors," by Sam Taggart, MD
July 16: "Edith Irby Jones, MD," by Erick L. Messias, MD, PhD, MPH, Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, UAMS
August 6: "Pioneering African American Doctors in Arkansas," by Tom Dillard, Historian and Retired Archivist
August 20: "A Family Practice: The Russell Doctors and the Evolving Business of Medicine, 1799-1989," by Mary L. Ryan, William L. Russell, and William D. Lindsey, PhD.
September 3: "Midwifery in Arkansas," by Jared Phillips, PhD, Department of History, University of Arkansas
September 17: "Medical Home Recipes," by Tim Nutt, Director, UAMS Historical Research Center
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