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Addiction, the Brain and Society Conference


Agenda

Thursday, 26 Feb 2009
6:00 pm – Welcome to Conference
Richard M. Levinson, PhD
Executive Associate Dean, Rollins School of Public Health

6:05 pm – Introduction of David T. Courtwright
Howard I. Kushner, PhD
Emory University

6:15 pm – Keynote Address
David T. Courtwright, PhD
John A. Delaney Presidential Professor
Department of History
University of North Florida

7:30 pm – Reception

Friday, 27 Feb 2009
8:30 am – 9:00 am – Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:30 am – Overview
Session Coordinator - Arri Eisen, Emory University

Caroline Jean Acker, PhD
Associate Professor of History
Carnegie Mellon University

Howard I. Kushner, PhD
Nat C. Robertson Dist. Professor of Science & Society
Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education,
Rollins School of Public Health &
Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts
Emory University

10:30 am – 11:00 am – Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Animal models: Findings and Implications
Session Coordinator – Colin Talley, Emory University

Michael J. Kuhar, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology Division Chief
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Emory University

Darryl B Neill, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Emory University
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Theory and Practice
Session Coordinator – Shlomit Finkelstein, Emory University

Joseph M. Gabriel, PhD
Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Medicine
Florida State University

Sally Satel, M.D. 
Staff Psychiatrist
Oasis Clinic and
Resident Scholar
American Enterprise Institute

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Break

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Phenotyping Substances and the Brain
Session Coordinator – Melissa Levine, Emory University

Nancy D. Campbell, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Science and Technology Studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Nicolas Rasmussen, MPhil, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
School of History & Philosophy
University of NSW

6:00 pm – Presenter’s Dinner

Saturday, 28 Feb 2009
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30 – Non-Substance Addictions: Rhetoric and Reality
Session Coordinator – Claire Clark, Emory University

Helen Keane, PhD
Gender, Sexuality and Culture Program
School of Humanities
Australian National University

Scott Vrecko, PhD
Research Fellow
BIOS Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, and Society
London School of Economics

10:30 am – 11:00 am – Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Nicotine and the Brain
Session Coordinator – Aukje Kluge, Emory University

Virginia Berridge, PhD
Professor of History
Centre for History in Public Health
Department of Public Health and Policy
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Mark Parascandola, PhD, MPH
Epidemiologist
Tobacco Control Research Branch
National Cancer Institute

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Neuroscience and Addiction
Session Coordinator – Peter Brown, Emory University

Clinton Kilts, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine

Michael Windle, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Break

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Conclusions
Session Coordinator – Scott Vrecko

Sander L Gilman, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Institute of Liberal Arts
Emory University

Claire E. Sterk, PhD
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Faculty Development
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health

6:00 pm – Presenter’s Dinner



5th Annual J Willis Hurst
History of Medicine Symposium

Friday September 26, 2008

1 PM to 5 PM

Lecture Hall 110 at Emory University School of Medicine

CME Credit 3.5 hours

Sponsored by Piedmont Healthcare

Other support provided by

 Atlanta Medical History Society, Emory Healthcare, Emory University School of Medicine, Northside Hospital, Applied History of Medicine Program at the Rollins School of Public Health, St. Joseph’s Hospital

 

1 PM

Introductory Remarks

Mark Silverman, MD, MACP, FRCP

Piedmont Hospital &

Professor Emeritus Emory University, President  Atlanta Medical History Society

Moderator

Clyde Partin, MD, FACP

Associate Professor Of Medicine

Emory University

1:10 to 1:40

Misfortune’s Catalogue: A Brief History of the MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)

Frederic E. Shaw, MD, JD

Editor, MMWR,  NCHM/CDC

Adjunct Professor, Rollins School of Public Health

Emory University

1:40 to 2:30

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Norman Shumway, Christiaan Barnard and the Story of Heart Transplantation

David K.C. Cooper, MD, PhD, FRCS

Professor of Surgery

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2:30 to 3:00

Genetics & Neuropsychiatric  Disorders:  Lessons from the History of Tourette Syndrome

Howard I. Kushner, PhD

Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor, Dept of Behavioral Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health & Graduate Institute of Liberal  Arts

Emory University

3:00 to 3:20

Break

Refreshments Provided

3:20 to 4:00

Rudolf  Virchow and the Rise of Social Medicine                                                                             

 

 

Daniel A. Pollock, MD

Surveillance Branch Chief

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine

Emory University

4:00 to 4:30

Comical Containment:   Spanish Editorial Cartoons of the 1918-1919 Flu Epidemic

Ryan A.  Davis, PhD Candidate

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Emory University

4:30 to 5:00

Joseph Goldberger and the Conquest of Pellagra

Myron Schultz, MD, FACP

Senior Medical Officer, Division of Health Studies

NCEH/ATSDR, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention;  Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health

Emory University





Helen Keane, Ph.D.
(Australian National University)

"Pleasure and Discipline in the Uses of Ritalin"

Nov. 8
Rita Anne Rollins Room (860)
Rollins School of Public Health
4 p.m.




Michael Fellman, Ph.D.

(Simon Fraser University, British Columbia)

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH
(Emory University)

Sander L. Gilman, Ph.D.
(Emory University)

Howard Kushner, Ph.D.
(Emory University)


Panel Discussion

"Whatever Happened to Psychohistory?"

Nov. 5
Room 111
Rollins School of Public Health
12 p.m.




Suzanne Junod, Ph.D.

(U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

"Progressive Era Skeptics: A 'Cartoon' History of Early Food and Drug Regulation"

Oct. 25
Rita Anne Rollins Room (860)
Rollins School of Public Health
4 p.m.




Howard Markel, MD, Ph.D.

(University of Michigan)

"Non-pharmaceutical Interventions Implemented by
US Cities During the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic"

Sept. 27
Rita Anne Rollins Room (860)
Rollins School of Public Health
4 p.m.




Thursday, April 12, 4:00 p.m.
Room 721

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Rd.

Erik Oliver, Ph.D.
(University of Chicago)

"Fat Politics: The Making of America's Obesity Epidemic"



Thursday, April 19, 4:00 p.m.
Rita Anne Rollins, Rm. 860

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Rd.

Dorothy Porter, Ph.D.
(University of California San Francisco)

"The Social Contract of Health in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries:
Individuals, Corporations and the State"




Thursday, March 1, 4:00 p.m.
Rita Anne Rollins, Rm. 860

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Rd.

Gary S. Belkin, M.D., Ph.D.
(New York University School of Medicine)

"Bioethics Was a Mistake (?!) --
Using History to Think About Medical Ethics"