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Medical History of the West Conference

Monday, April 15, 2013 from 12:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Strand Union Building, 235

Historical and ethical issues related to military medicine will be the focus of the Medical History of the West Conference to be held Monday, April 15, at Montana State University.

Free and open to the public, "Military Medicine: Historical and Ethical Issues in the Care of the Wounded" will run from 12:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. in room 235 of the Strand Union Building.

Speakers will discuss care of the wounded, civilian trauma care and its debt to military medicine, combat nursing in Vietnam, and challenges and issues of the doctor and active duty patients. Among the speakers will be Diane Carlson Evans, a former combat nurse who is founder and board president of the Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Other speakers will include historians, medical doctors and retired military personnel. First-year students in the WWAMI medical education program will participate in a theatre performance and discussion of Pearl Buck's short story, "The Enemy." The film, "A Journey Home," will also be shown. 

RSVP to or call 406.994.4411


The cost of this event is: Free and open to the public

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WWAMI Medical Education Program

Sponsored by:
Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies,
WWAMI Medical Education Program