Expedited Diffusion of Innovation: A reflection on the Ponseti Method

The Univ. of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to hear:  Asitha Jayawardena, medical student and winner of the Sparks Essay Contest, speak on  “Expedited Diffusion of Innovation: A reflection on the Ponseti Method in the current era of medicine.”

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, 5:30-6:30.   Room 401 Hardin Library

A cast from the past– Our speaker will describe the history and cultural context of clubfoot and treatments developed by Dr. Ignacio Ponseti.  He will then describe diffusion theory as Ponseti’s treatment spread through the world.