Thursday, March 29, 2012

Monday! OHSU History of Medicine Society lecture: "Evolution in the Management of Splenic Injury"

This is the first of two history lectures in the Old Library Auditorium next week! Both are free and open to the public - Hope to see you there!

“Evolution in the Management of Splenic Injury"
Guest speaker: Mark Malagoni, MD, FACS
Monday, April 2, 2012
Public lecture: 12:15pm
Refreshments served at noon
Location: Old Library Auditorium

Mark A. Malangoni, MD, FACS is Associate Executive Director of the American Board of Surgery and Professor of Surgery at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Malangoni received an undergraduate degree in Zoology from Indiana University and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons and is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Trauma of the College. Dr. Malangoni has authored or co-authored more than 170 peer-reviewed articles and 40 book chapters. His research interests include surgical infections, the management of abdominal injuries, and the pathophysiology and consequences of hemorrhagic shock and surgical education. He is a member of the editorial boards for the American Journal of Surgery, Annals of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Surgery, Surgical Infections, and the World Journal of Emergency Surgery. Among the numerous honors and awards he has received for teaching and professional service are the prestigious Kaiser-Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching from Case Western Reserve University and Distinguished Service Awards from the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the CWRU Department of Surgery.

The lecture is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to attend or participate in this event please contact Maija Anderson (503-418-2287) at least five business days prior to the event.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Charles Darwin traveling exhibit and lecture

The OHSU Library is hosting the National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit “Rewriting the Book of Nature: Charles Darwin and the Rise of Evolutionary Theory”. The exhibit is on display from March 9 to April 21, 2012 on the Library’s 4th floor. In celebration of the exhibit and Darwin, the Library will host a reception and lecture on April 4, from 12:00 – 1:30 in the Old Library Auditorium. Michael Barton, author of the blog Dispersal of Darwin, will present the talk Charles Darwin: Myth vs. History.

You can also see a selection of historic texts by and about Darwin on the 3rd floor of the Main Library.