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Prof. Margaret Lock, Officer of the Order of Canada, McGill University, Professor Emerita

"The Alzheimer Enigma in an Aging World"

Charles F. Martin Amphitheatre
McIntyre Medical Science Building, 5th Floor (Rm 504)
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014, 6 p.m.

New Book for Dr. George Weisz


Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century: A History 





Prof. Thomas Schlich is presenting the key note address for the "History of Medicine Days 2014", at the History of Medicine & Health Care Program, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, on March 7, 2014: “Examining the History of Medical Practices:  Styles and Skills in Surgery, 1800-1920s”.



Dr. Margaret Lock's New Book


The Alzheimer Conundrum-Entanglements of Dementia and Aging




Prof. Thomas Schlich is giving the Stanley Friesen Lecture in the History of Surgery at the University of Kansas on September 6, 2013.




An article by  Prof. George Weisz,  “Epidemiology and Health-Care Reform: The National Health Survey of 1935-1936,” American Journal of Public Health, 2011; 101(3): 438-447, has been named one of the American Journal of Public Health's Papers of the Year for 2011 and 2012.


Dr.G.Weisz recently presented the 10th Annual John C. Burnham Lecture in the History of Medicine at Ohio State University. For more information go to:






Thomas Schlich is giving the "Seventeenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture on the History of Technology" at Cambridge University.

For more information go to: http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/news/rausing.html


Prof. Margaret Lock has been awarded the McGill Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement

Dr. Andrea Tone has been awarded the Benjamin Rush Award by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), for “outstanding contributions to the history of psychiatry.”

Dr. Margaret Lock has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada, 2010



Dr. Thomas Schlich's New Book

The Origins of Organ Transplantation