Seven MS1s and one graduate student from the School of Health Professions visited the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library on April 30. The visit to the library was the conclusion of a history of anatomy elective taught by Dr. Charleen M. Moore of the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology.
The course for medical students, Enrichment Elective 5022, and the graduate course, CSBL 5015, covered anatomy from ancient times to the present.
Forty-one rare books were on display, including:
Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried, Tables of the Skeleton and Muscles of the Human Body, 1749
Durer, Albert, De Symmetria Partium in Rectis Formis Humanorum Corporum, 1532
Gray, Henry, Anatomy of the Human Body, 1859
Hooke, Robert, Micrographia: Or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon, 1667
Vesalius, Andreas, De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem, 1543
For more information on the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library or to schedule a visit, contact Lisa Matye Finnie, Special Collections Librarian, at email@example.com or 210-567-2406.
Tags: May 2013