Reynolds Historical Lectures 1980-1991. Twelve Years of Contributions to the History of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Edited by Marion G. McGuinn. Birmingham: The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1993. Hardbound; xv, 353 pp., with illustrations and index. This volume contains the transcribed and edited texts of the first twelve Reynolds Historical Lectures.

Contents include:

"Medicine and Dentistry In the Colonies" by Joseph E Volker, D.D.S, Ph.D.;

"Nomination and Selection Procedures for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine" by Bengt E. Gustafsson, M.D.;

"'Royal Confinements': An Obstetrical History of the British Monarchy" by Sir John Dewhurst, M.D.;

"Highlights in the History of Medicine in Alabama" by Howard L Holley, M.D;

"Perspectives on Old Words and the History of Anesthesia" by Joachim S. Gravenstein, M.D.;

"Lessons from the History of the Mayo Clinic" by John W. Kirklin, M.D.;

"The Space Program and Medicine" by Charles A. Berry, M.D.;

"Dominique Jean Larrey: Surgeon to Napoleon's Guard" by Colonel Robert J.T. Joy, M.D.;

"The Historical Description of Acromegaly One Hundred Years Ago: The Life and Times of Pierre Marie" by Roger Guillemin, M.D., Ph.D.;

"A Perspective on William Osler" by Victor A. McKusick, M.D.;

"Thc Development of Cardiovascular Surgery" by Michael E. DeBakey, M.D.;

"Camelot-in-Bethesda: The Roots of the Magic Kingdom" by Donald S. Fredrickson, M.D.