Preliminary program: pdf


FRIDAY OCTOBER 27 | JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

FIRST SESSION: THE MEDICAL RECORD | Hurd Hall, Johns Hopkins Hospital

8:00-8:30         coffee
8:30-8:45         opening remarks
Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD, History of Medicine & Medicine, JHU
Gianna Pomata, PhD, History of Medicine, JHU

8:45-9:45         introductory keynote
Vital Signs: The Transformation of the Medical Record in Nineteenth Century America / John Harley Warner, PhD, Section on Medical History, Yale School of Medicine
Moderator: David Hellmann, MD, Medicine, JHU

9:45-10:00       break

10:00-11:30     PANEL I: THE MEDICAL RECORD AND NEW MEDIA
Chair: Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD, Medicine, JHU

Computerizing Diagnosis / Andrew Lea, Doctoral Candidate, University of Oxford

Digitizing the Patient: Past Futures of Electronic Medicine / Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD, Medicine and History of Medicine, JHU

Recording Health in an Era of Big Data / Helene Hedian, MD & Tim Niessen, MD, MPH, Medicine, JHU

Comment / Roy Ziegelstein, MD, Dean of Medical Education, JHU


11:30-1:00   break for lunch


SECOND SESSION: INFRASTRUCTURES OF MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE
Institute of the History of Medicine, Welch Medical Library Building

1:00-2:30      PANEL II: PAPER INFRASTRUCTURES
Chair: Christine Ruggere, History of Medicine, JHU

How Enlightened Physicians Read: Albrecht von Haller’s Bibliotheca / Fabian Kraemer, PhD, History / History of Science, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität

A Wholly New Kind of Medical Literature: Print and the Practice of Collective Investigation, 1880-1890 / Alex Moffett, MD, Doctoral Candidate, Osler Medical Housestaff Training Program, JHU

The Fourth Estate in the Profession of Medicine: The Evolving Role of the Medical Journal in the United States / Scott Podolsky, MD, Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Medical Library/Harvard Medical School

Comment / Nathaniel Comfort, PhD, History of Medicine, JHU

2:30-3:00         break

3:00-4:30 PANEL III:  DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURES
Chair: Randall Packard, PhD, History of Medicine, JHU

Life at a Distance: Labors and Futures of mHealth in Rural Burkina Faso / Vincent Duclos, PhD, Center for Science, Technology & Society, Drexel University

Health Communication, Data Visualization, Digital Intermediation: Tracking Zika Virus / Kirsten Ostherr, PhD, MPH, English & Art History, Rice University

Viral Chatter: Epidemic Intelligence and Bio-Digital Communications / Robert Peckham, PhD, Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, University of Hong Kong

Comment / Clara Han, MD, PhD, Anthropology, JHU

4:30-5:30      Reception, Institute of the History of Medicine


SATURDAY OCTOBER 28 | JHU KRIEGER SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

THIRD SESSION: MEDICAL GENRE, MEDIA, AND TECHNOLOGIES | Levering Hall

8:00-8:30      coffee
8:30-9:00      opening remarks
William Egginton, PhD, Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, JHU
Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH, Berman Institute for Bioethics, JHU
David Peters, MD, MPH, PhD, Alliance for a Healthier World, JHU

9:00-10:30 PANEL IV: WAYS OF WRITING, WAYS OF KNOWING
Chair: Shane Butler, PhD, Classics, JHU

Vindician’s Dream: Premodern Medicine as a Science of the Archive / Gianna Pomata, PhD, History of Medicine, JHU

A Case Between Literature and Medicine: Büchner’s Lenz / Yvonne Wübben, MD, PhD, Literature and Anthropological Knowledge, Ruhr Universität Bochum

Twice Told Tales: The Locked Room Mystery and The Medical Case Report / Lakshmi Krishnan, MD, PhD, Medicine & History of Medicine, JHU

Comment / Jacek Mostwin, MD, PhD, Urology, JHU

10:30-11:00    break

11:00-12:30 PANEL V: NEW MEDIA AND MEDICINE
Chair: Bernadette Wegenstein, PhD, Center for Advanced Media Studies, JHU

The Anonymous Ear: Queering the Suicide Hotline / Hannah Zeavin, Doctoral Candidate, Media Studies, New York University

Hairspray for High Def: Medical Television in the early Cold War / Mark Olson, PhD, Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, Duke University

Mediating Minds on Film and Video / Carmine Grimaldi, Doctoral Candidate, History of Science, University of Chicago

Comment: Katja Guenther, MD, PhD, History of Science, Princeton University


12:30-1:30      break for lunch


1:30-3:00      PANEL VI: EVERYDAY TECHNOLOGIES
Chair: Katie Hindmarch-Watson, PhD, History, JHU

The Bathroom Scale and the Domestication of Surveillance / Deborah Levine, PhD, Health Policy, Providence College

Carrying therapeutic training into daily life situations : portable electromechanical device in behavior modification, 1970-1980 /   Lucie Gerber, PhD, History, University of Strasbourg

Lifestyle Algorithms: Wearable Technology as Self-Regulation / Natasha Schüll, PhD, Anthropology, New York University

Comment / Tom Özden-Schilling, PhD, Anthropology, JHU

3:00-4:00         CLOSING COMMENTARY
Cornelius Borck, MD, PhD, Institute for the History of Medicine and Science Studies, University of Lübeck

Lisa Cartwright, PhD, Visual Arts, Communications, and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego

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