Friday, September 25, 2009

Reminder: History of Medicine Society Lecture TODAY

Join us at lunchtime today for the season opener of the OHSU History of Medicine Society Lecture Series:

Maladie Bleue: Major contributions in the history of congenital heart disease
Guest speaker: Brian J. Morrison, M.D., FAAC, Cardiology Consultants, Pc.

Friday September 25, 2009
Public lecture: 12:15 p.m.
Refreshments served at noon
Location: OHSU Old Library Auditorium

Dr. Brian Morrison received his medical degree from the University of Illinois School of Medicine in 1987. He completed his internal medicine training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, a fellowship of cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School, and a senior clinical fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. He spent a year at the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center at the University of California at Los Angeles, serving as an instructor and staff physician. He joined Cardiology Consultants in Medford in 1998. Dr. Morrison also has an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at OHSU. He specializes in pediatric and adult congenital heart disease and in acquired adult cardiac disease, and is an expert in transesophageal echocardiography and nuclear cardiology imaging techniques.

In addition to his interest in history, Dr. Morrison is an avid collector of rare and antiquarian medical books. He will be bringing some volumes from his private library to share with attendees after the presentation.

The lecture is free and open to the public. If you're unable to attend in person, you can catch the streaming video of the talk, available a week or so after the event.

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