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The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic and Lessons Learned
May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Please join the History of Maryland Medicine Committee for the
Annual Thomas E. Hunt, Jr., M.D. History of Medicine in Maryland Lecture
presented by Philip Mackowiak, M.D.
Dr. Mackowiak is the Emeritus Professor of Medicine and the Carolyn Frenkil and Selvin Passen History of Medicine Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park.
For more than two decades, Dr. Mackowiak has hosted an acclaimed series of Historical Clinicopathological Conferences in Baltimore, as well as written two books, one titled Post Mortem. Solving History’s Great Medical Mysteries, and the other, Diagnosing Giants. Solving the Medical Mysteries of Thirteen Patients Who Changed the World. These works have established Dr. Mackowiak as one of today’s foremost medical historians.
The Hunt History of Maryland Medicine Lecture is named for the late Baltimore orthopedic surgeon Dr. Thomas E. Hunt, Jr., who had been an active member of MedChi and the Baltimore City Medical Society for many years. Dr. Hunt’s interest in the history of medicine in Baltimore and Maryland led to the establishment of this annual lecture series in his honor.