Dr. Richard Shope, Flu Research Pioneer | History of Medicine Lecture | Thursday, Jan. 26

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to a lecture by Russell Currier, Past President, American Veterinary Medical History Society.

Iowa’s Richard Edwin Shope MD: His Contributions to Influenza Research and One Medicine/Health

Thursday, January 26, 2017
5:30pm-6:30pm
2117 MERF (Medical Education and Research Facility)

Richard E. Shope, MD

Richard E. Shope MD (1901-1966) was a pioneer microbiologist who investigated a variety of human and animal diseases. Dr. Shope joined the laboratories of the Rockefeller Institute at Princeton to work with Dr. Paul Lewis, the discoverer of polio virus.

In 1928, he left tuberculosis research to investigate hog cholera where he observed his first outbreak of swine influenza. Later he isolated the virus from pigs and its co-pathogen “Haemophilus influenzae suis”, and postulated that the swine virus was related to the human 1918 pandemic virus.

Please consider donating online to the University of Iowa History of Medicine Society to sponsor events. 

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871

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Library closed Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day | Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 17

Poster designed by Tabitha Wiggins and IMU Marketing & Design

The Hardin Library will be closed on Monday, January 16 for the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.

The University of Iowa celebrates with the MLK Day of service event on Monday, January 16, and celebrates human rights week with a variety of events across campus.

Poster designed by Tabitha Wiggins and IMU Marketing & Design

Poster designed by Tabitha Wiggins and IMU Marketing & Design

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John Hunter | History of the Human Teeth | January 2017 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

John Hunter. 1813 painting by John Jackson

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John Hunter. 1813 painting by John Jackson

John Hunter in an 1813 painting by John Jackson

JOHN HUNTER (1728-1793). The natural history of the human teeth. London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1771.

John Hunter was an anatomist and surgeon, practicing in London. His tireless energy helped him to overcome whatever obstacles his educational and cultural lacks may have provided. “Hunter remains one of the great all-round biologists like Haller and Johannes Müller, and with Paré and Lister, one of the three greatest surgeons of all time. . . . Hunter found surgery a mechanical art and left it an experimental science” (Fielding H. Garrison).

One of Hunter’s most important works was this treatise on the teeth. This book was the first scientific study of the teeth and is basic to all modern dentistry.

You may view this book in the John Martin Rare Book Room, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. Make a gift to the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences by donating online or setting up a recurring gift with The University of Iowa Foundation.

 

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Water shut off | Wednesday, December 28

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All water will be shut off in the Hardin Library on Wednesday, December 28.  The water shut off is for maintenance and we expect water to be turned on Thursday, December 29.

The library will be open 7:30am-6pm.  The closest public restrooms are at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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Information Commons East CLOSED for remodeling

The Information Commons East is closed for remodeling through winter break.  If you have a class scheduled in the Commons East classroom, you will be able to attend.

The Information Commons East will receive new carpet, paint, furniture and best of all–two group studies!  The classroom will remain as is.

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The birth of mankinde , othwise named the woman’s booke | December 2016 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

from The birth of mankinde, 1604

EUCHARIUS RÖSSLIN (d. 1526). The birth of mankinde, otherwise named the woman’s booke. Set foorth in English by Thomas Raynalde. London: Thomas Adams, [1604].

Based on the Latin version, De partu hominis was translated and published by Richard Jonas (fl. 1540).  The next English edition to appear was published by Thomas Raynalde. Raynalde borrowed freely from other authors and included several anatomical plates and descriptive text from Vesalius’ Fabrica. There were over ten subsequent editions of Raynalde’s translation.

English midwives and physicians were largely dependent on this book for guidance in the practice of obstetrics until the Eighteenth Century.  In addition to obstetrics, the book covers infant care, nursing, and the diseases of infancy. Illustrations of the birth chair, the lying-in chamber, and various positions of the fetus in utero are seen for the first time and are the earliest obstetrical illustrations printed from wood blocks.  This book was the first printed English book on the subject of midwifery.

You may view this book in the John Martin Rare Book Room, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. Make a gift to the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences by donating online or setting up a recurring gift with The University of Iowa Foundation.

from The birth of mankinde, 1604

from The birth of mankinde, 1604

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Congratulations to our December 2016 Graduate | Seunggun Lee

Seunggun Lee

Seunggun Lee

Seunggun Lee has worked at the Hardin Library for 2 years and will be graduating this month with a B.S., Psychology with a Minor in Physical Activity and Nutrition Science.

What will you be doing after graduation?
I’ve got a job at Four Oaks in Cedar Rapids. I will be working there as a Youth Counselor from next year. I will help children who are diagnosed with mental issues by being a role in the day-to-day care of the children including the use of Trauma Informed Care. I am ultimately helping them heal their deeper trauma and grow successfully into adulthood.

Also, I will be working at the Psychology Research lab at the University of Iowa to gain more experience about collecting data and statistically analyzing it in the lab, which would help me choose which graduate program i would pursue in the future. (I am still deciding which lab I would like to work next year).
I am planning to go to graduate school in 2018 as well.

My favorite part about working at the Hardin Library
My favorite part about working at Hardin library is to offer service by greeting patrons at the front desk in the morning and help them find resources for them. Also, I have met a lot of good people who are emotionally helping me go through a harsh college life.

 

 

 

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VPN Service Changing November 30 | vpn.uiowa.edu no longer available

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. the university VPN service will be changed. If you use the VPN website (https://vpn.uiowa.edu/) as your VPN connection method, you need to download, install, and use the Cisco AnyConnect client instead because this site is being discontinued as a VPN connection method.

The website will be discontinued because:

1. The overall practice of a web VPNs is no longer an industry best practice.

2. Support for the web VPN functionality from the vendor is very limited as a result, and not being actively updated.

3. The web VPN service has been responsible for confusion as to which option to use to access campus resources.

Visit this site to find more information on how to download, install, and connect to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.

If you have any questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk:

ITS Help Desk

The University of Iowa

2800 University Capitol Centre

319-384-HELP (4357)

http://its.uiowa.edu/helpdesk

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