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Our Body

  • Fountain Square Brewing Co 1301 Barth Avenue Indianapolis, IN, 46203 United States (map)

Can medical specimens be more than mere objects of study and curiosity?

Sarah Halter, Executive Director, Indiana Medical History Museum

Sarah Halter will discuss the history of the Museum's specimen collection, about the history of the Indiana Medical History Museum's specimen collection, how and why they were collected in the early 20th century at the Pathological Department of Central State Hospital, their contribution to current research on schizophrenia, and our new efforts to "rehumanize" them..

How to create a drug epidemic

Dan Rusyniak, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University

In 2016, more Americans died from drug overdoses than died in the entire Vietnam war. How did we get to this point? This talk will focus on the role of physicians, hospitals, regulatory agencies, and the pharmaceutical companies in the current opioid epidemic.

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Earlier Event: April 24
Tech Me Out
Later Event: April 25
Atoms to Galaxies