Tag Archives: healthcare history

  • Michigan Today

    Two Weeks in 1918

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  • A flu mask is archived in a scrapbook at the Bentley Historical Library
    Heritage

    Fighting the Flu

    Scrapbooks archived at U-M include flu masks from a fatal influenza outbreak post-WWI. Michigan scientists worked tirelessly to develop a vaccine to ensure it never happened again.

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  • Medicine at Michigan

    The First University Hospital

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  • Painting of Sarah Gertrude Banks
    Medicine at Michigan

    In Her Own Right

    Sarah Gertrude Banks, one of the earliest women to graduate from the U-M Medical School, cared for patients while championing women’s suffrage.

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  • Portrait of James Gerrit Van Zwaluwenburg
    Medicine at Michigan

    X-Ray Vision

    James Gerrit Van Zwaluwenburg (M.D. 1908) was an early adopter of X-ray technology, and he made imaging an integral element of clinical diagnoses and patient care at U-M.

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