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January 2020

Disease and Social Restructuring: A Global Pandemic in Mao’s China

January 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bullitt History of Medicine Club lecture: Speaker: Xiaoping Fang, Assistant Professor of History, Nanyang Technological University, and Fellow, National Humanities Center This talk analyzes the dynamics between disease and social restructuring during the global cholera pandemic in Mao’s China between the three most radical political events of the 1960s: the Great Leap Forward, the Great…

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: Controversies In Increasing Living Kidney Donation

January 29, 2020 @ 7:15 am - 8:15 am

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds Dr. Arthur Matas Professor of Surgery University of Minnesota As the former Director of Renal Transplant Services at his institution and a former President of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Dr. Matas continues to be a leader in the field of transplant surgery. He has published extensively on clinical and…

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Decolonizing Global Health Conference

This conference is organized by the WHO Collaborating Centre on Global Health Histories in collaboration with the University of York, Duke Global Health Institute, and the Duke Decolonizing Global Health Working Group.  https://sites.duke.edu/dukedgh/ Global health as we know it today – in our research, our practice, and our programming – is the newest configuration of what…

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February 2020


February 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

A Video from the NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series: Coronary artery disease is the leading global cause of mortality. Long recognized to be heritable, recent advances have started to unravel the genetic architecture of the disease. Genetic testing could enable precision-medicine approaches by identifying subgroups of patients who are at increased risk of coronary…

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(DE)CONSTRUCTING D I F F E R E N C E : M E D I C A L I Z I N G B L A C K N E S S a n d t h e M A K I N G o f R A C E

University Libraries will host this talk by Rana A. Hogarth, assistant professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The talk will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “Race Deconstructed Science and the Making of Difference.” Hogarth is the author of “Medicating Blackness Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840” (University of…

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Cardiovascular Grand Rounds presented by Jonathan Oberlander

February 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Cardiovascular Grand Rounds presented by Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Social Medicine Dr. Oberlander is also a Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management at UNC. He is the editor of Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. The topic will be "The Affordable Care Act at 10: Lessons, Legacies…

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To Feed or Not to Feed: Medical Reversal in Food Allergy Prevention

February 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bullitt Club Lecture Series Presents: Speaker: Edward Iglesia, MD, MPH, Clinical Fellow in Allergy/Immunology, University of North Carolina Hospitals Lecture information: This lecture will review the recent history of food allergy prevention. This will include reviewing the epidemiology of food allergy, the clinical science data supporting infant allergenic food, and controversies regarding population-based recommendations for food…

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March 2020

Inaugural Paul A. Godley Health Equity Symposium

March 5, 2020

This symposium will bring together faculty, staff, students, and the community to highlight and encourage health equity research, promote collaboration and networking, and encourage strategic planning and partnerships at the UNC School of Medicine. We invite research abstract submissions from UNC faculty, staff, and students advancing health equity in our NC communities. If accepted, you…

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April 2020

Hermeneutics of Nature: Natural Theology and Early American Birth Medicine

April 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bullitt Club Lecture Series Presents-ONLINE MEETING Jennifer Edwell, PhD Candidate, Department of English and Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill, and 2019 McLendon-Thomas Award Winner Hermeneutics of Nature: Natural Theology and Early American Birth Medicine About the Bullitt History of Medicine Club Formed in 1953, the Bullitt History of Medicine Club is a student organization within the…

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May 2020

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: Annual Pediatric Visiting Scholar

May 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Holly Gooding, MD, MSc http://bioethics.unc.edu/cegr/

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