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“Mystery of the Exploding Teeth” – A Conversation with Thomas Morris
June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 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 Wednesday, June 10 at 1:00 PM 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.
Membership and Development Coordinator Kyle Dalton will have a conversation with medical historian Thomas Morris about his latest book Mystery of the Exploding Teeth: And Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine. Thomas Morris explores the bizarre, the ludicrous, and the downright weird of medical history. Join us for a conversation about his work and the strangest cases of Civil War medicine. 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!
Thomas Morris is a writer and medical historian. His first book, The Matter of the Heart, a history of heart surgery, was a winner of a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award. He lives in London.
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