The world was shaken when an unknown South African surgeon, Christian Bernard, performed the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant in 1967. Come hear the story of how the groundwork was laid, the young donor gave up her life, the recipient was selected and the world reacted to this magnificent surgical feat.
Franklin Scamman, M.D.
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Iowa
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 5:30-6:30
Room 401, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
Light refreshments will be served.
Program sponsored by The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society.