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The Making of Medicine

Tag: Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

This an old, black-and-white image of Walter Reed en route to Cuba.
Good Read on Walter Reed

Here's a very interesting write-up about Walter Reed, his efforts to show that mosquitoes transmit yellow fever, and his connections to UVA. Click for link.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Deep in the bowels of UVA's Claude Moore Health Sciences Library is a treasure trove of medical history. In a secure facility on the very bottom floor are stored all sorts of astounding relics, from a lancet owned by UVA's first medical professor, Robley Dunglison, to the papers of UVA…