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- “And the Doctor’s Came Home: Smallpox and the Science of Bacteriology in the Post-Civil War South.” Keynote Speaker, The Joint Meeting of the 4th Agnes Dillion Randolph International Nursing History and 21st Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science, March 14-16, 2019, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
- “Death and the American Civil War,” Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 29, 2017.
- “Civil War Medicine and the Making of Mercy Street: Historical Advising on the PBS hit series Mercy Street.” The Huntington Library, San Marino, California, January 17, 2017.
- “The Civil War and American Medicine: The Development of Public Health Practice and the Rise of the American Hospital,” Keynote Address, Marshfield Clinic Centennial Celebration, Marshfield, Wisconsin, October 13, 2016.
- Studying Traumatic Wounds and Infectious Diseases in the Civil War Hospitals: The Medical Photography of the Civil War, The Countway Medical Library, Harvard University, November 19, 2015.
- “To Make Something out of the Dying in this War”: Civil War Medicine and the Rise of American Medical Science, The Tom Watson Brown Book Award Dinner, Little Rock Marriot, Little Rock Arkansas, November 13, 2015.
- Bodies of War: Civil War Medicine and the Transformation of Medical Science, Wiley-Silver Prize Address, The Center for Civil War Research, The University of Mississippi, October 3, 2015.
- “Doctoring the Civil War: American Physicians and the Transformation of American Medicine.” The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Health Sciences Library, April 8, 2015.
- “Smallpox and Control in the Civil War South: The New Science of Bacteriology and the Rise of Public Health Practice.” Twenty-Second Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine, Kennesaw Georgia, October 3-5, 2014.
Further information: http://www.civilwarmed.org/civil-war-medicine-conference/
- “Photographing Medicine: Clinical Photography, Photomicrography, and the Development of New Investigative Techniques during the American Civil War.” Georgia Tech University, Atlanta Georgia , April 12, 2014.
Further Information: http://www.hts.gatech.edu/civilwar
- “The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science.” Western University, March 27, 2014.
Further Information: https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/medicine/undergraduate/ume-blog/articles/2014/03/26/history-of-medicine-event-tomorrow
- “Photographing Disease: Civil War Bodies and New Investigative Techniques.” The University of Chicago Medical School, Chicago Biomedical Consortium, October 30, 2013. Further information, please click here.
- “How Understandings of Disease were transformed during the Civil War.” Captain’s Course, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, December 6, 2012
- “How was Knowledge Produced and Disseminated during the American Civil War?: A Discussion on Researching the Civil War and American Medicine,” Pre-Conference Workshop, American Association for the History of Nursing Conference,
Georgia Southern University, Savannah Georgia, September 27-30, 2012.
- “Producing Knowledge: Civil War Bodies and the Development of Scientific Medicine in 19th Century America,” Civil War Medicine Symposium to coincide with “Binding Wounds: Pushing Boundaries,: National Library of Medicine’s Travelling Exhibit, Historical Collections & Archives Greenblatt Library of the Georgia Health Sciences University, June 6, 2012.
- “Civil War Science and the Development of American Medical Practice and Research,” Encore Program, North Carolina State University, May 16, 2012.
- “Practice and the Science of Medicine: Hospital Gangrene and the American Civil War, 1861-1865,” Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Ontario, November 24, 2011.
- Science, Disease and Experimental Medicine: Gangrene and Erysipelas during the American Civil War, 1861-1865,” Duke/UNC Collaborative Speakers Series, Trent History of Medicine Society and Bullitt History of Medicine Club, Duke University, October 11, 2011.
- “Dissecting the Civil War Body: Autopsies and the American Civil War,” London Medical/Historical Association, December 9, 2010.
- “Research, Bodies and the Development of Experimental Method: Septic and Zymotic Diseases during the American Civil War, 1861-1865.” Human Experimentation Workshop, Diefenbaker Centre, University of Saskatchewan, October 23, 2009. Part of the “Situating Science, SSHRC funded Strategic Knowledge Cluster.”