David Meyers Presents Medicine In The Civil War
All Library locations will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
May 25, 2011
David Meyers, a professor of medicine-cardiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, presents a discussion on Medicine in the Civil War on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at 4 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St..
Meyers is a member of the Society of Civil War Surgeons. For more than 25 years, he has lectured on Civil War medicine. In his presentation, Meyers examines the surgical techniques used during the war as well as the predominance of disease as a cause of death.
Co-sponsored by the John Wornall House, The Clendening History of Medicine Library and Museum, and The History and Philosophy of Medicine Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Admission is free. RSVP online or call 816.701.3407.
Major funding for programs at the Kansas City Public Library is provided by a generous grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.