The Wise and Wacky - a historical look at diseases in Maine

Talk

Sat March 19, 2022

11:30am

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12:30pm

Knowledge and uncertainty in medicine in 1800 and 2022 (Consumption to Covid-19). Beginning with Jeremiah Barker’s "A History Diseases in the District of Maine . . ." A scandalously short review of diseases, epidemics, & treatments in New England (What did we know and when did we know it?)

Presenters:

Richard Kahn, Independent Scholar/ Tufts University School of Medicine
Jean Sideris (moderator)

Location:

Meeting Rooms C&D
Cross Insurance Center
515 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401