2009 Colloquium

The Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine
offers an opportunity to clinicians, researchers, and historians
interested in a historical perspective on their fields to discuss
informally historical studies in progress. Below you will find an
announcement of this year’s unusually rich Colloquium (note meeting
rooms for specific dates). Please join us.

Please let other people and groups interested in a historical
perspective know about this Colloquium. Attached is a copy of the
announcement for distribution.

David G. Satin, M.D.

Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLeanHospital
And Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine


David G. Satin, M.D., DLFAPA Director

Open to students of history and those valuing a historical
perspective on their professions.

———-Fall, 2009———-

September 17
(Countway Library of Medicine, 5th Floor, Minot Room)
“The History of Psychiatry and Neurology at the BostonCityHospital
and BostonMedicalCenter”
Michael A. Grodin, M.D.: Professor of Health Law, Bioethics, and
Human Rights, Department of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights,
BostonUniversitySchool of Public Health; Professor of Socio-Medical
Sciences, Community Medicine, and Psychiatry, BostonUniversity
School of Medicine

October 15
(Countway Library of Medicine, 5th Floor, Minot Room)
“Check-Up: A History of the Annual Preventive Examination in America
and Its Social Context”
Stephen A. Martin, M.D., Ed.M.: Department of Medicine and Community
Health, University of MassachusettsSchool of Medicine
Sara L. Dubow, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor, Department of History,

November 19 (Medical Education Center Room L-008)
“Vitalism and Wilhelm Reich: From Hippocrates to Holistic Healing”
Sebastian Normandin, Ph.D.: Post-Doctoral Fellow in the History of
International Health, University of Windsor, Ontario

December 17
(Countway Library of Medicine, 5th Floor, Minot Room)
“Foundations of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research and their Legacy for
Present Policy”
Grischa Metlay: Doctoral Candidate, Department of the History of
Science, HarvardUniversity

4:00 P.M.-5:30 P.M.
Room as indicated for each presentation

For further information contact David G. Satin, M.D., Colloquium
Director, phone/FAX 617-332-0032, e-mail [email protected]