From 1933 to 1945, Nazi Germany carried out a campaign to “cleanse” German society of individuals viewed as biological threats to the nation’s “health.” Enlisting the help of physicians and medically trained geneticists, psychiatrists, and anthropologists, the Nazis developed racial health policies that began with the mass sterilization of “genetically diseased” persons and ended with the near annihilation of European Jewry.
Traveling Exhibition Schedule
April 5th to July 5th, 2009
Science Museum Oklahoma with the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City
Link to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: www.ushmm.org/deadlymedicine
OUHSC Lectures & Events Co-Sponsored with the Jewish Federation
of Greater Oklahoma City
Thursday, April 23, 2009—8:00—9:00 a.m.
Pediatric Grand Rounds Lecture
Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma, Nicholson Auditorium
Speaker: Ed Goldson, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Medical School, Denver
Topic: The euthanasia of people with disabilities in Nazi Germany: The role of physicians
Monday, April 27, 2009—12:00 noon—1:00 p.m.
College of Nursing Luncheon/Lecture
OUCN Room 130
Speaker: Susan Benedict, CRNA, DSN, FAAN, Professor and
Topic: Nurses of the Holocaust
Tuesday, April 28, 2009—11:30 am—1:00 p.m.
Bird Society Lecture & White Rose Society
Student Essay Contest Award
Robert M. Bird Library Auditorium– OKC Campus/Tulsa Campus—1D28
Speaker: Susan Benedict, CRNA, DSN, FAAN, Professor and Bioethics Researcher
Topic: From Caregivers to Killers
Tuesday, May 12, 2009—12:00 noon—1:00 p.m.
Special Neurology Grand Rounds Lecture
Richard Carpenter Learning Resource Center, PPOB 215
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Heberer, Historian, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
Seating is limited for this presentation
Wednesday, May 20, 2009—12:15—1:15 p.m.
Medicine Grand Rounds Lecture
Basic Sciences Education Building (BSEB) East Lecture Hall—OKC
Tulsa Campus— 1D28
Invited Speaker: Sheryl White-Scott, M.D., nationally recognized expert on the delivery of health services to women and minorities with developmental disabilities
Thursday, May 21, 2009—12:00 noon—1:00 p.m.
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Teaching Conference
Basic Sciences Education Building (BSEB) Room 320– OKC
Tulsa Campus— 1D28
Speaker: Dr. Piers J. Hale, Assistant Professor, History of Modern Science, University of Oklahoma
Topic: American Eugenics Movement
Tuesday, June 9, 2009—11:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
Symposium Co-sponsored by the College of Public Health and the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City
Auditorium, College of Health Building - OKC
Speaker: Julia Teska, former Superintendent, Hissom Memorial Hospital
Topic: History of Eugenics & Institutionalization in Oklahoma
June 25, 2009—9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Roundtable Discussion “A Second Opinion”
Location: Science Museum Oklahoma, Blue Room
Invited Panel: Mark Leach, Attorney and father of child with Down Syndrome; Sheryl White-Scott, M.D.; Deborah Spitalnik, Ph.D., Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
June 26, 2009—Media Event sponsored by the Redland's Partners
With John Hockenberry, American journalist & co-host of Public Radio’s The Takeaway.