Author Archives: Austin

Wednesday May 10, 2017 – “Genomic Medicine”

Presenter: Dr. George Weinstock, Professor Evnin Family Chair and Director of Microbial Genomics, Jackson Lab, UCONN Health Center, Farmington, CT In the last decade, leaps in DNA sequencing technologies have transformed our ability to collect and analyze genomic information. This revolution has opened up entirely new areas of study from human to microbial …

Wednesday June 7, 2017 – “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Coming Forth to Carry Me Home!”

Presenter: Beverly Lucas, Director, Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation Join the Hartford Medical Society in a walking tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery led by Beverly Lucas. Drinks and dinner follow at the Town and County, 6:30 p.m. ***PLEASE NOTE: Meeting Time and Location for this event: 5:00 p.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Ave, Hartford (South End)*** …

Wednesday September 13, 2017 – “A Musical Evening: Selections of Classical and Show Tunes”

Performers: Natasha Ulyanovsky, Piano/Organ & Monica Krajewska, Mezzo Soprano Natasha Ulyanovsky is a graduate of the Odessa Conservatory, of the former U.S.S.R., with further music studies at the Moscow Conservatory, at Speyer Cathedral, Germany and at The Queen’s College, Oxford. Praised by New York Times for her “rich and strong tone …

Dr. Bradford Blanchard: June 14, 1928 – June 30, 2015

The HMS deeply regrets the passing of our most prominent member, Dr. Bradford Blanchard. In June, the board of directors elected to name in his honor our library’s book restoration laboratory and commissioned a bronze plaque to commemorate his remarkable contributions. ( Click here for more information )

Our Librarian on the Web!

Hartford Medical Society’s librarian, Jennifer Miglus, was recently featured on a blog hosted by NYU. You can read the whole article here.

October 21, 2015 – “The Ebola Virus and its Impact on the World” & “Yellow Fever: The Saffron Scourge of the 18th and 19th Centuries”

Presented by: Dr. Kevin Dieckhaus, Department of Infectious Disease, University of Connecticut and Dr. Ira Spar Presenters will discuss the controversies surrounding the Ebola Epidemic of the 21st century as it compares with that of Yellow Fever in the 18th and 19th centuries. The presenters will cover aspects such as the diseases’ origins, resistance …