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The Department of Medical History and Bioethics dates back to 1950, when the University of Wisconsin Medical School created a Department of the History of Medicine, the second department of its kind in the country. The Program in Medical Ethics has been an integral part of the department since its founding in 1973.   (More information --> About Us)

Dr. David Kirby will speak April 18th

Dr. David Kirby, Professor at the University of Manchester, will speak April 18, 2014, at 2:30pm on:

Indecent Science: Religion, Science and Movie Censorship, 1930-1968

Location: 1490 Medical Sciences Center. Refreshments will be served.

Dr. Martyn Pickersgill to speak May 1st

Dr. Martyn Pickersgill, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics, University of Edinburgh, will speak May 1, 2014, at 4:00pm on:

Morality, Money and Mental Health: Exploring Innovation and Legitimacy in British Psychotherapy

Location: 1210 Medical Sciences Center
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