Tuesday, November 19, 2013

OHSU History of Medicine Society lecture: "'I worked day and night trying to save them': Health Care Professionals and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic"

OHSU History of Medicine Society lecture sponsored by the OHSU Department of Pathology
“I worked day and night trying to save them”: Health Care Professionals and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
Nancy K. Bristow, Ph.D.
University of Puget Sound
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Public lecture: 12:15pm
Refreshments served at noon
Location: OHSU Old Library Auditorium

Nancy Bristow is a Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Puget Sound, where her teaching and professional service have been recognized with numerous awards. Dr. Bristow earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from University of California, Berkeley. Her interest in social change and World War I led to her research on the cultural and social history of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic. Her second book, American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic was published by Oxford University Press in May 2012 and was praised for its vivid narrative and new scholarly contributions to the topic. Professor Bristow has also published two scholarly articles on the pandemic, and presented her research at several conferences and symposia. She is a member of the Organization of American Historians and the Southern Historical Association.

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.

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