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Sept 2017


Numbers of Female Surgeons Increase, But More Needed

Read about the changing face of surgery in
The Rise of Female Surgeons at Johns Hopkins in the Johns Hopkins Dome.

Sept 2017


Logbooks Shed Light on
Walter E. Dandy's Neurosurgical Contributions

Faculty and visiting fellows examine the archives collection of early surgical log books and report on their findings in "Walter E. Dandy: His Contributions to pituitary surgery in the context of the overall Johns Hopkins Hospital Exerience" in the latest issue of Pituitary.

Sept 2017


Hopkins and The Great War

Johns Hopkins involvement with World War I (1914-1918) was significant and had a deep impact on the university, its medical divisions, and the hospital. A selection of the medical archives extensive World War I holdings of photographs, correspondence, reports, diaries, memorabilia, and other documents, are included in the Hopkins and The Great War exhibit.

2016


National Library of Medicine Announces "History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium"

September 3, 2010

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Describing Medical Visual Materials Collections for Online Researchers

Timothy Wisniewski
Society of American Archivists
Session 203 Providing Web Access to Medical and Health-Related Visual Materials for Diverse Users

August 12, 2010

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Profiles in Science - The Daniel Nathans Papers

The National Library of Medicine's Profile in Science on Daniel Nathans who received the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics".

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Research, education, and patient care: archival medical film collections at academic health institutions

Timothy Wisniewski
The Medical Film Symposium
Fifth Session

January 23, 2010

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Louise Cavagnaro retires after 25 years as volunteer at Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

December 7, 2009

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Contextual Integrity and Informed Consent: Providing Web Access to Images of Health and Medicine

Phoebe Evans Letocha
Society of American Archivists
Session 502 My Face / Public Space: Privacy Issues for Photographs and Film in the Web 2.0 World

August 15, 2009

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Vicki Mock Recognized in Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

March 9, 2009

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The Medical Archives celebrates its 30th anniversary!
1978 - 2008

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Privacy and Health Information - Web Seminar

From the SAA website: "Health information of both living and deceased individuals is collected in a wide variety of archival repositories from medical archives to local historical societies. What are the legal rights and ethical responsibilities that archivists and others should consider for access and use of this information? How do archivists adjudicate requests for access in compliance with legal and ethical rights to individual privacy? Register here for an overview of available access options and hear the discussion about compliance requirements to protect individuals' privacy."

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Profiles in Science - The Victor McKusick Papers

The National Library of Medicine's Profile in Science on Victor McKusick who "is widely considered to be the founding father of medical genetics".

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Home Movies, The Archive of the People

Dan Rodricks
The Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2008

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JHMI Celebrates the Evolution of Chesney's Dream

Greg Rienzi
The Gazette
December 8, 2008

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The Great Save

Kristi Birch
Hopkins Medicine
Fall 2008

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Values in Design: Defining a Privacy-Aware Model for Web Access to Archives

Michael Zimmer
michaelzimmer.org
August 29, 2008

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404 Values in Design: Defining a Privacy-Aware Model for Web Access to Archives

Phoebe Evans Letocha, Nancy McCall, Paul H Theerman, Michael Zimmer
Society of American Archivists
August 29, 2008

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