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History of Medicine Speaker Series

Thursday, November 9, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Thursday, November 9, 2023
Dental Sciences Building (DSB)
Hybrid Zoom
Room: 1002
2023 Visting Speaker Series
Dr. Justin Barr, MD, PhD
A stitch in Time: Arterial Repair and the Process of Change in Surgery 1880-1960

2023 Visiting Speaker Series:

Dr. Justin Barr MD, PhD
“A Stitch in Time: Arterial Repair and the Process of Change in Surgery, 1880-1960”

Thursday, November 9, 2023
Dental Science Building, Room 1002
5:30pm - 6:30pm
*Light refreshments at 5:00pm

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Dr. Justin Barr is currently working as HPB/Transplant Fellow at Toronto General Hospital. Prior to coming to Toronto, Justin Barr was a resident in surgery and an instructor in history at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Barr earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia while simultaneously matriculating with a PhD in the history of medicine from Yale University.  Barr also holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Washington University in St. Louis.

Justin Barr is the author of Of Life and Limb: Surgical Repair of the Arteries in War and Peace, 1880-1960 (University of Rochester Press, 2019), which explores the history of arterial repair and investigates the process of surgical innovation by exploring the social, technological, institutional, and martial dynamics shaping the introduction and adoption of a new operation. Justin has published widely in the field; Click here for a complete list of his publications.

History of Medicine Office
Shelley McKellar
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