Ireland


Speaker Dr David Durnin (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University College Dublin) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (Director of the UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University College Dublin) Title ‘It is our Duty’: Medical Provision and the Irish Experience of the First […]

Medical Provision and the Irish Experience of the First World ...


Speaker Dr James McGeachie (Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University of Ulster) Chair Dr Fiachra Byrne (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title A Network of Enterprises and a Centre of Calculation: Becoming Sir William Wilde Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine […]

Becoming Sir William Wilde


Speaker Dr Rosemary Wall (University of Hull) Chair Dr David Durnin (UCD Centre for the History Medicine) Title The British Red Cross in 1916: Conscription, the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 6 October 2016 Summary […]

The British Red Cross in 1916



Speaker Dr Alice Mauger Chair Dr Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title The Cost of Insanity: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care in Nineteenth-Century Ireland Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 4 February 2016 Summary How did Irish […]

The Cost of Insanity: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care ...


His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland, Most Rev. Edward J. Byrne. Source: Thirty First International Eucharistic Congress: A pictorial record (Dublin 1932)
Speaker Dr Lindsey Earner-Byrne (University College Dublin) Chair Dr Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title ‘Dear Father my health is broken down’: Writing health in Irish charity letters, 1922-1940 Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 18 September […]

Writing Health in Irish Charity Letters, 1922-1940


Severe fluorosis. US National Library of Medicine, Images from the History of Medicine, A020828. Public Domain.
Speaker John Borgonovo (University College Cork) Title Students at the Cork University Dental School and Hospital, 1913-1990. Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary While medical education has attracted the attention of […]

Students at the Cork University Dental School and Hospital, 1913-1990.



President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the G.I. Bill in the Oval Office, with (l to r) Bennett “Champ” Clark, J. Hardin Peterson, John Rankin, Paul Cunningham, Edith N. Rogers, J.M. Sullivan, Walter George, John Stelle, Robert Wagner, (unknown), and Alben Barkley; June 22, 1944. Public Domain
Speaker Jackie Uí Chionna (NUI Galway) Title The G.I. Bill and American Medical Students at University College Galway, 1946–1966 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary Acknowledged as one of the most […]

The G.I. Bill and American Medical Students at University College ...


The Medical Missionary of Mary, June 1960
Speaker Ailish Veale (Trinity College Dublin) Title The dual training of medical missionaries, 1940-1960 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary Prior to 1936 Catholic nuns were forbidden by Canon law from […]

The Dual Training of Medical Missionaries, 1940-1960


Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin. Photo by By Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Speaker Professor Greta Jones (University of Ulster) Title The Irish Response to Flexner and the Transformation of American Medical Education in the Twentieth Century Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary Following […]

The Irish Response to Flexner and the Transformation of American ...



Adelaide Hospital nurses in class, n.d.
Speaker Robbie Roulston (University College Dublin) Title The Adelaide Hospital and Upholding Protestant Healthcare in Ireland 1950-1972 Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 3 April 2014 Summary This paper has emerged out of research into the the Church of Ireland’s approach, during the 1950s and 1960s, to medicine, […]

The Adelaide Hospital and Upholding Protestant Healthcare in Ireland 1950-1972