Events and Exhibits

John Martin Rare Book Room ExhibitsThe Rare Book Room features exhibits of the works of notable individuals and special aspects of the history of the health sciences on a regular basis. In addition, the Anatomia Universa of Paolo Mascagni is permanently displayed. The Rare Book Room also features Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language and the desk used by Sir William Osler while he was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford, England.


Events and Exhibits

Frankenstein. Open House, March 22, 2018. Digital Exhibit

Humans in Medical Experiments: Issues of Social Justice.   Exhibit, Spring, 2018.

WWI: Medical Issues at Home and in the Field.   Exhibit, Fall, 2017.

Early Modern England: Medicine, Shakespeare, and Books. Open House, March 23, 2017. Digital Exhibit

Medical History through Innovation: Selected Pioneers. Open House, March 31, 2016.

College of Medicine, 1870-1928.   Exhibit, Fall, 2015.

Birthing, Midwifery, and Obstetrics through History.  Open House, March 26, 2015.

Syphilis and Paul Ehrlich: an Historical Case Study.  Exhibit, July, 2014.

Incunabula in a Medical Context, Open House.  March 27, 2014.

Cholera and the Broad Street Pump. Exhibit, January, 2014.

Dentistry:  Innovations and Curiosities, Exhibit.  Fall, 2013

The Black Death: the Plague, 1331-1770, Open House. March 28, 2013 Digital Exhibit.

Cutting for the Stone.  Exhibit, October 2012

The Herbals: Sources of Health and Beauty, Open House.  March 2012

Bonesetters in Europe in the 15th-17th Centuries.  Exhibit, September, 2011.

The Apothecary.  Exhibit, November 2011