Collaborations / Guest Spot Info Page
Lindsey Fitzharris, NYT bestselling author, joined us on Episode 28 to discuss her new book, The Facemaker, having to do with the history of the early days of modern plastic surgery as told through the story of famous WWI surgeon, Harold Gillies.
Youtube: Under The Knife
Brian Elliott, MD, physician and author of White Coat Ways: A History of Medical Traditions and Their Battle with Progress, was on the show to talk about the real story behind the Hippocratic Oath.
Check out his book HERE.
Laurie Fink, Ph.D. from the Science Museum of Minnesota was kind enough to join us to talk about the museum's collection of anatomical specimens and its special exhibit, Weighing the Evidence, which deals with critical thinking in medical decisions and includes quack medical devices--the opposite of such thinking.
Facebook: @Science Museum of Minnesota
Historian Paul Craddock, PhD stopped by with his first book, Spare Parts: The Story of Medicine Through the History of Transplant Surgery. History meets wit and storytelling. This is a book to get, for sure.
Purchase Book HERE!
Dr. John Richens, author and physician, joined us to discuss his book, Tik Merauke: An Epidemic Like No Other. His book details the impact of imperialism on the indigenous people of New Guinea, called the Marind. This is a fascinating and not widely known story in medical history.
Purchase / Review Book HERE or by clicking its picture to the left.
James Wilke, graduate of the International Museum of Surgical Science's artist in residency program in the spring of 2022, joined us for several episodes discussing the medical history behind smallpox. His exhibit, Pox Americana: How Smallpox Once Plagued America & The World received an extended run at the museum from July 9th - November 28, 2022.
In addition to being an Emmy award winning director, James is an artist of many talents. He is a medical historian, he is an artist-author, playwright, director, producer, and a singer/songwriter.
International Museum of Surgical Science website: https://imss.org/james-r-wilke/
Facebook: James R. Wilke
Michele Rinard and Lindsey Herbert stopped by from the International Museum of Surgical Science, located in downtown Chicago, Illinois. They are the only museum devoted to surgical history in North America. Follow links below to take a look and plan a visit!
Kim Jovinelli joined us on the show to talk about this medical museum located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Their extensive collection of medical history artifacts and stories will be open to the public on Dec 10th, 2022. Go and check them out if you're in the area.
Lancaster Medical Heritage Museum Links:
Museum website Linktree
YouTube: Lancaster Medical Heritage Museum
Excellent educator Patrick Kelly of the Corporis Youtube channel joined us on episode 33 to talk about the history of the discovery of anaphylaxis and the creation of the epinephrine pen / autoinjector.
Medical History Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/PatrickKellyMedicalHistory
Epipen Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ax-MpVfrTI
Corporis Channel (Anatomy and Physiology): https://www.youtube.com/c/Corporis
We have done multiple collaboration episodes with the awesome people at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, located in Frederick, Maryland. Check out their amazing social media and main website for more information.
Russ and Erik joined us on episode 31 to talk about a crossover in the worlds of Wisconsin history and medical history.
Guest Spot on the Wisconsin Drunken History Podcast:
We joined Russ and Erik on their show to discuss a bit of Wisconsin-based medical history on their 100th episode! Hint: it involves ticks and one of the earliest diagnoses of Lyme disease. We had a great time joining in for their show and encourage everyone to go check out their show and listen to the episode.
Wisconsin Drunken History Podcast website: https://www.wisconsindrunkenhistory.com/
A direct link to the 100th episode is available here.