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Join Thomas Jefferson University Archives,
Office of Student Life and Engagement, Office of Alumni Relations
and Jefferson Medical & Health Science Bookstore
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Eakins Lounge, Jefferson Alumni Hall
To meet the author, Cristin Aptowicz, of the newly published
11:30 a.m. Complimentary lunch
12 p.m. Presentation, Q & A
1 p.m. Book sale and signing
Aptowicz spent several months in the Thomas Jefferson University
Archives mining the historical collections related to Dr. Thomas Dent
Mütter, chair of surgery from 1841-1856. Her book is described as a
mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator
who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country’s most
famous museum of medical oddities.
Enter a raffle for your chance to win a Mütter Museum prize.