Category Archives: Medicine

1936 Class Notes Gifted to the HS/HSL

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Football at UMB: HS/HSL Historical Highlight

As we count down the days the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will face off in Super Bowl 53; what better time to visit the history of football at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)?   While no … Continue reading

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Historical Collections: Gift of 1923 Bausch & Lomb Microscope

                On Monday, November 5, 2018, the Historical Collection of the HS/HSL received a 1923 Bausch & Lomb Microscope from Anne Elizabeth Langalis, Granddaughter of Dr. Walter Hal Shealy. Dr. Walter Hal Shealy … Continue reading

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Historical Moment: Baltimore’s 1893 Fire, 125 Years Later, UMB Campus Damaged

                  Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. Sanborn Map Company; Vol. 1, 1890. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/sanborn03573_001/. On Saturday, December 2, 1893, a devastating fire broke out in Baltimore.  Burning across … Continue reading

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore in World War I

November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the day World War I came to an end.  In 1954 the United States renamed the holiday Veteran’s Day to honor and celebrate all those who have served in a … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions, Oct 15 – Nov 24

          From the National Library of Medicine, produced in cooperation with the National Museum of American History, Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions will be on display in the HS/HSL’s Weise Gallery Oct 15 … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Dr. Luana Colloca

Join us for Meet the Makers, our speaker series focusing on emerging technologies in the life sciences. Dr. Luana Colloca, UMSOM and UMSON, will present on the neurobiology of placebo effects and virtual reality with an emphasis on relevant discoveries, new insights and developments. Continue reading

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Great to See You All at Fall Fest 2018!

It was great to see all of the UMB community out at Fall Fest 2018 today.  We met so many students, staff, faculty and many others at our table.  Please come by the HS/HSL and see what a great place … Continue reading

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Communicating With Patients Workshop: 9/25 and 10/30

                      FACT: Only 12% of the U.S. adult population has proficient health literacy. Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Early Dissertations from the School of Medicine

                        A new exhibit on the first floor of the HS/HSL features a selection of Early Dissertations from the Historical Collections. This exhibit celebrates the art of these dissertations … Continue reading

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