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"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."
– Maya Angelou

Schedule of Speakers 2014-2015

Date: First Wednesday of each month
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Place: Onstead Auditorium, MD Anderson Hospital

Speaker Schedule 2014-2015
Date Speaker Topic
Sept. 3, 2014 George P. Noon, M.D. The Life and Surgical Firsts of Michael E. DeBakey, M.D.
Sept. 30, 2014 (Tuesday) Eugene Boisaubin, M.D. Medical Care and Learning During the American Civil War: The Horror and the Hope
Nov. 5, 2014 Garabed Eknoyan, M.D. The Quest for Certainty in Medicine
Dec. 3, 2014 Armond S. Goldman, M.D. The Birth of the Science of Immunology
Jan. 7, 2015 Kenneth L. Mattox, M.D. Advanced Surgical Contributions of Early Middle Eastern Physicians
Feb. 4, 2015 Robert O. Marlin Truman G. Blocker Jr., M.D.: A Superlative Man
March 4, 2015 Andrew DuPont, M.D. Illness in the White House: The Health of the U.S. Presidents
March 17, 2015
(Tuesday)
John P. McGovern Banquet
Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D.
An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the Miracle Drug Cocaine
April 1, 2015 Donald M. Marcus, M.D. Medical Quackery – All But Eternal
May 6, 2015 David A. Sears, M.D. The History of Vitamin B12 and Pernicious Anemia: An Interesting Cast of Characters

Archive of past schedules and speakers