SARTON LECTURE: Susan Lederer: The Living and the Dead: Biomedical Science, American Society, and the Human Body

Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Saturday, 15 February 2014: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Regency A (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Dr. Lederer is a historian who has published extensively on the history of human and animal experimentation. Her books include Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America Before the Second World War; Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature; and Flesh and Blood: A Cultural History of Transplantation and Transfusion in Twentieth-Century America. She is currently writing a biography of anesthesia researcher Henry K. Beecher, a major figure in the American bioethics movement. She has previously taught at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine. She received a Ph.D. in history of science from University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Susan Lederer, University of Wisconsin, Madison
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