Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Exhibit at Walter Reed Highlights African Americans in Civil War Medicine

Exhibit at Walter Reed Highlights African Americans in Civil War Medicine

To kick off Black History Month, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center welcomes Dr. Robert Slawson, from the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, as a guest docent Feb. 2 for an exhibit highlighting the contributions of African Americans in Civil War medicine. The exhibit is on display throughout February on the first floor of the America Building (Bldg. 19).... click through the link for the rest of the article.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Scott Schoner, former Army Medical Dept. Museum curator has passed away

Scott Schoner, a former Army Medical Dept. Museum curator, passed away around January 23 2023, in Cookeville, TN of complications of congestive heart failure and RSV. Rather than medical history, Schoner's true love was the  American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, and he hoped to create a foundation to continue the documentary history work he was doing after his death.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Hunterian museum removes Irish Giant from display

London Museum Removes 'Irish Giant' Skeleton From Display

The remains of Charles Byrne, a 7-foot-7 man who died in 1783, will no longer be on public view, an effort to address what one official at the Hunterian Museum called a historical wrong.

Jan. 21, 2023

Monday, December 12, 2022

The former AFIP in the news

The founding as the Army Medical Museum is mentioned in passing, AFIP's name is not, and the museum's continuing existence as a separate entity isn't either.

Inside Google's Quest to Digitize Troops' Tissue Samples

Friday, December 3, 2021

Centers for Disease Control Museum on Atlas Obscura podcast

Visit a museum inside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, which documents how public health officials have slowed the spread of disease through history.

Dec 2 2021