History of Medicine Society to Host Annual Banquet, Friday, April 25

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society will host its annual R. Palmer Howard Dinner, Friday, April 25, 2008. The reception will begin at 6:00 pm followed by the dinner at 7:00 on the 8th floor, Roy Carver Pavilion, UIHC.
The after-dinner speaker will be, Walton O. Schalick, III, Md, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical History, University of Wisconsin-Madison who will speak on ‘Humanizing’ Disability Care: Pediatrics, Policy and Crippled Children in the US and Europe, 1802-1945. The event is open to the public. Please click here for a reservation form.

Dr. Schalick’s research interests include medieval medicine and pharmacology, the history of children with physical disability in 19th and 20th century Europe and the US, and the practical ethics of pediatric emergency research. His is in great demand as a lecturer and has delivered presentations on four continents. Dr. Schalick is also the recipient of numerous honors, including the William b. Bean Award from the American Osler Society. After completing his undergraduate work at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Schalick received his PHD and his MD from Johns Hopkins University.