Start Date

16-3-2018 11:00 AM

End Date

16-3-2018 12:00 PM

Abstract Text

Shelley McKellar, PhD, is the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Associate Professor in the Department of History at Western University. Her research focuses on the history of surgery, medical technology and material culture of medicine. She is the author of several books and articles, including the newly-released book Artificial Hearts: The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2018.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Share

COinS
 
Mar 16th, 11:00 AM Mar 16th, 12:00 PM

Keynote. Artificial Hearts: Boundaries Broken?

Shelley McKellar, PhD, is the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Associate Professor in the Department of History at Western University. Her research focuses on the history of surgery, medical technology and material culture of medicine. She is the author of several books and articles, including the newly-released book Artificial Hearts: The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2018.