Thirteenth John C. Burnham Lecture in the History of Medicine/Science

October 29, 2015, The Ohio State University Department of History and The Medical Heritage Center

The Ohio State University Department of History and The Medical Heritage Center are proud to announce the thirteenth John C. Burnham Lecture in the History of Medicine/Science featuring William C. Summers, MD, PhD, from Yale University. Dr. Summers will present a lecture entitled, “Mandarins, Microbes, and Marmots: The Great Manchurian Plague and Early Disease Ecology.”

The lecture will take place on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. at the Medical Heritage Center, Prior Hall, 5th Floor, 376 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. A reception will be held in advance of the lecture at 4:00 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. Information about the lecture and directions can be found here: https://hsl.osu.edu/about/press-room/events/john-c-burnham-lecture-history-medicinescience

John C. Burnham is a leading international figure in the fields of the history of medicine and science. The John C. Burnham Lecture Series in the History of Medicine/Science was established in 2000 with gifts from his wife, Marjorie Burnham, to establish an annual lecture in his honor.  The Department of History and the Medical Heritage Center of the Health Sciences Library jointly sponsor the annual lecture.

Posted: October 26, 2015