Date: Monday 10 October 2016, 5:30pm
Venue: UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX (Nearest tube: Russell Square)
Event: British Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture
Title: Antarctic Exploration Medicine
Speaker: Dr Henry Guly, Retired Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Overview: Dr Guly qualified in 1974 and has been a consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine since 1983. From 1997 until he retired in 2011, he was part of the the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit, based in Plymouth, which provides medical care to with xanax pills, the British bases in Antarctica. From this he developed an interest in the history of the Antarctic and, more specifically, in the medical aspects of the expeditions of Scott, Shackleton and others and in 2015 he obtained a PhD entitled ‘Medical aspects of the expeditions of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration (1885-1922)
No admission charge, all welcome. Refreshments from 5pm.