Medicine Through Time

13 courses, 70 lectures
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History

Medicine Through Time – Galen and Galenism, c. 120-220

Medicine Through Time – Galen and Galenism, c. 120-220

In this course, Professor Vivian Nutton (University College London) looks at the life of the ancient doctor Galen of Pergamon. We start by looking at the early career of Galen. We then examine his later career when he served as...

5 lectures

0:47:34

Prof. Vivian Nutton

University College London

History

Medicine Through Time – Medieval Medicine, c. 500-1500

Medicine Through Time – Medieval Medicine, c. 500-1500

In this course, Professor Miri Rubin (Queen Mary University) examines the medicine of medieval Europe. We start by looking at what medical knowledge was available during the middle ages. We then look at where this knowledge...

5 lectures

0:37:03

Prof. Miri Rubin

QMUL

History

Medicine Through Time – The Church and Medieval Medicine, 1066-1500

Medicine Through Time – The Church and Medieval Medicine, 1066-1500

In this course, Dr Shelia Sweetinburgh (University of Kent) explores the relationship between the Church and medicine in medieval England. We will start by looking at what the Church taught about the body and soul, and how this...

5 lectures

0:54:28

Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh

Kent University

History

Medicine Through Time – Arabic Medicine, c. 800-1200

Medicine Through Time – Arabic Medicine, c. 800-1200

In this course, Professor Peter Pormann (University of Manchester) explores how medicine was practiced in the Medieval Arabic world. In the first module, we look at the Baghdad translation movement of the 9th century. We then...

6 lectures

0:44:59

Prof. Peter Pormann

Manchester University

History

Medicine Through Time – The Black Death, c. 1325-1450

Medicine Through Time – The Black Death, c. 1325-1450

In this course, Professor Miri Rubin (Queen Mary, University of London) explores the Black Death. Firstly, we look at what the Black Death was and where it came from. We then have a look at the social and economic effects of...

4 lectures

0:38:58

Prof. Miri Rubin

QMUL

History

Medicine Through Time – William Harvey and Circulation, 1570-1660

Medicine Through Time – William Harvey and Circulation, 1570-1660

In this course, Professor Andrew Gregory (UCL) explores the life of William Harvey and his discovery of the circulation of the blood. We will look at why Harvey's discovery is so important and why it was such a difficult...

6 lectures

0:42:27

Prof. Andrew Gregory

University College London

History

Medicine Through Time – Surgery in the 19th Century, 1800-1900

Medicine Through Time – Surgery in the 19th Century, 1800-1900

In this course, Dr Sally Frampton (University of Oxford) explores how surgery developed in the 19th-century. In the first three modules, we look at how surgeons in the 19th-century sought to tackle the three issues of pain,...

5 lectures

0:33:08

Dr Sally Frampton

Oxford University

History

Medicine Through Time – Public Health in the 20th Century, 1900-2015

Medicine Through Time – Public Health in the 20th Century, 1900-2015

In this course, Martin Gorsky (LSHTM) explores the history of public health in the 20th century. We start by looking at what public health was like during the 19th century and before the creation of the NHS. We have a look at...

6 lectures

0:57:09

Prof. Martin Gorsky

LSHTM

History

Medicine Through Time – Antibiotics, 1920-2000

Medicine Through Time – Antibiotics, 1920-2000

In this course, Dr Robert Bud (Science Museum, London) examines the history of antibiotics. We take a look at what medicine and medicines were like before the discovery of antibiotics. We then look at the discovery of...

6 lectures

0:52:21

Dr Robert Bud

The Science Museum, London

History

Medicine Through Time – Smoking and Lung Cancer, 1945-2015

Medicine Through Time – Smoking and Lung Cancer, 1945-2015

In this course, Professor Virginia Berridge (LSHTM) examines the history of the connection between smoking and lung cancer. We start by looking at when the connection was discovered and how this linked to the sweeping changes...

5 lectures

0:43:19

Prof. Virginia Berridge

LSHTM