The History and Culture of Disease and Healing

The History and Culture of Disease and Healing

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

This FREE seminar series will help you expand your knowledge on the history of disease and healing and their impact on today’s culture. The series is offered by The Health Museum in collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, Rice University & the University of Houston. Each seminar has been chosen for their relevance to the relationships between human history and culture and the epidemiology and impact of disease and the arts of healing. The classes will be held on Tuesdays at 7 pm to 8:30 pm, from September 6 to November 29, 2016 and are free and open to the public, with complimentary parking. Onsite registration and sign-in opens at 6:30 pm; pre-registration is not required. Sessions include: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7-8 pm The Mobilization of American Doctors for the First World War Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 7-8 pm Cultural-Historical Perspectives on War and Humanitarianism Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7-8 pm The Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7-8 pm Fragmented Beauties and the Humanities of Care Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 7-8 pm The Madwoman in the Attic: Medicine and the Sexed Body in Literature Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7-8 pm The Figuration of Genetics From Text to Film Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 7-8 pm Body Curation: The Eerie Culture/s of Medical Museums Continuing Education (CME, CNE, CEUs) units are available at no cost for physicians, nurses, social workers, and other public health professionals. For more information on continuing education credit, please call Michelle McDaniel at 713-500-9447 or email SWCOEH.CE@uth.tmc.edu.

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