Lecture: Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist

Tue, 2011-10-25 10:13 -- LCDL Staff

The Waring Library Society cordially invites you to attend the Warren A. Sawyer Lecture “Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist” by Dr. Stanley Finger Professor Emeritus, Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri)

Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm Basic Sciences Auditorium at MUSC

A reception will follow at the Wickliffe House This lecture is free and open to the public For more information, please contact the library at 843-792-2288 or waringhl@musc.edu.

Dr. Stanley Finger has written over 170 articles and had authored or edited 13 books, dealing with the history of science and medicine including Doctor Franklin’s Medicine (2006: Univ. Penn. Press), Brain, Mind and Medicine: Essays in Eighteenth-Century Neuroscience (2007: Springer), The Shocking History of Electric Fishes (2011, Oxford), and Animal Sprit: A Physiological Odyssey (Oxford, due 2012). Dr. Finger was the first president of the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences and has long been one of the senior editors of the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences