Albert Sabin archival collection digitized

June 3, 2013 –The University of Cincinnati Libraries have completed a three-year project to digitize the correspondence and photographs of Albert B. Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine and distinguished service professor at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine and Children's Hospital Research Foundation from 1939-1969. The collection is freely and publicly available… Continue reading Albert Sabin archival collection digitized

Dr. Betterman and the story of how modern medicine came to a small town (1868-1910)

"All doctors have to put on a bold front. [...] I am not ashamed to confess that I do not know it all. Probably never will. I do try to use the best things and methods that rational science has to officer. All medicine has much yet to learn." So writes Dr. Amos Betterman in… Continue reading Dr. Betterman and the story of how modern medicine came to a small town (1868-1910)

Medical Advancements of the Civil War

To recognize the beginning of the Civil War Sesquicentennial (2011- 2015), the Melnick Medical Museum, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, and the History Department of Youngstown State University are hosting this FREE event which is open to the public. The presentation will be given by Dr. Peter D'Onofrio, who will be dressed in a Civil… Continue reading Medical Advancements of the Civil War