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Virtual Q&A on Facebook Live – Irritable Heart with Dr. Ashley Bowen
May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT| FREE
COVID-19 and closures won’t stop us from sharing the incredible lessons we can learn from studying medical care during the Civil War!
Join us on Friday, May 1 at 10:00 AM on Facebook Live for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by visiting facebook.com/civilwarmed/live at the scheduled time.
Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn will have a conversation with Dr. Ashley Bowen about Irritable Heart and the research of Civil War surgeon Dr. Jacob Mendes Da Costa. Send us your questions in advance on Facebook or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and tune in to the Museum’s Facebook page for what is sure to be a fascinating conversation. During this FREE program, you’ll hear about different aspects of healthcare on the front lines and in hospitals during the most destructive conflict in our nation’s history that continues impact us today. We are here to answer your questions about Civil War medical care!
Dr. Ashley Bowen is a Graduate for American Studies in the Brown University. Her dissertation is titled “‘All Broke Down:’ The Physiological, Psychological, and Social Origins of Civil War Trauma.” Prior to entering graduate school, she worked for a variety of museums and public health organizations.
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