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Understanding Humoral Medicine in Today's World

Tue, Nov 29, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Miriam Solomon, PhD, Professor and Chair of Philosophy – College of Liberal Arts, Affiliated Professor in the Center for Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy – Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Since the birth of scientific medicine in the late nineteenth century, disease has been explained in terms of microbial, genetic, and biochemical mechanisms instead of in terms of humoral imbalances. Nevertheless, there is still a place for humoral concepts in describing the subjective experience of illness and facilitating patient-health care provider communication.

Brown bag lunch with light dessert provided.

This program is part of The Mind-Body Connection: An Exploration, a program series hosted by Ginsburg Health Sciences Library.

Ginsburg Health Sciences Library

Room 243