History of Health Sciences Section Spotlight

Are you interested and curious about traditional medicine and its theories, beliefs, and practices that are indigenous to cultures worldwide? If so, come join us for a historical and contemporary overview of practices to adopt traditional medicine and therapies (CAM) and discuss experiences of librarians in this field.

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A wide array of topics include information discovery and expert searching to historical and contemporary collection building and research team collaboration.  Our program is led by History of Health Sciences Section and co-sponsors, Chiropractic Libraries Section, Corporate Information Services Section, Complementary and Alternative Medicine SIG, and the Osteopathic Libraries SIG.

HHSS Program – Tuesday, May 7, 2013 3:00pm-4:30pm
Hynes Convention Center, Room 301

Speakers include:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: From Ancient to Modern Times
Stephen Greenberg

New Growth from Old Roots: The Evolving Role of Librarians in the Traditional and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Communities
Julia Whelan, AHIP

Natural Product Education: Past and Present
Lana Dvorkin-Camiel

The Prevalence of Herb Usage among Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the United States
Paula Gardiner

Also join us for our section’s Business Meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 7:00am-9:00am – Hynes Convention Center, Room 202

We look forward to seeing you in Boston – a truly historic city!