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Frederick Novy and the Beginnings of Bacteriology in American Medicine, 1889-1933

Making Michigan Medicine
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
4:00-6:00 PM
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100) Hatcher Graduate Library Map
This talk will consider the origins of basic science and laboratory science in American medicine and medical education by exploring the career of Frederick Novy and the origins of bacteriology in American medicine, 1889-1933. Novy was a student and later professor in the University of Michigan Medical School, where he performed pioneering work in the field.

Powel Kazanjian is Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases (Medical School) and Professor of History (College of Literature, Science, and the Arts). He is author of the forthcoming Frederick Novy and the Development of Bacteriology in Medicine (Rutgers University Press).
Building: Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Bicentennial, History, LSA200, Medicine, Public Health
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Science, Technology & Society, Bicentennial Office