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Dalhousie Medical History Society Lectures

Dalhousie Medical History Society

Talk/Speaker List



Oct 2   “The Medical Report on the Halifax Explosion” Dr. Jock Murray

“The Scene of a Triumph of Surgery, the Response of Nova Scotia Doctors to the Halifax Explosion” Dr. Allan Marble


Nov 6  “Role of Pharmacists in the Halifax Explosion” Mary MacCara

         “Meaningful Hope in Medicine” Dr. Ian Cameron


Dec 4 “Amputations and the Halifax Explosion” Dr. Karen Keddy

 “Remembering the Halifax Explosion, the Beed family, 53 Gerrish Street” Blair Beed 


Jan 8   “Physician-politician: Dr. A. C. Hawkins' involvement with the Halifax Relief Commission during 1918” Dr. David Sutherland

“The General and the Neurosurgeon: the Relationship of General Currie and Wilder Penfield” Dr. Mark Sadler


Feb 5  “The Influence of War on Advances in Anesthesia” Dr. Karim Mukhida

             “Medical History of Pictou County” Dr. Allan Marble


Mar 5  “Trials of Madness:  The Role of Civil Law in the Response to Mental Illness” Dr. James Moran, AMS-Pope Visiting Speaker


Apr 2  “Caesarean Delivery on Maternal Request” Dr. Tom Baskett

            “The History of Surgical Needles and Syringes” Tara Lyle


May 7  Medical Student presentations