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Facebook Live – Hospital Stewards in the Civil War with Dr. William Campbell
January 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST| 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, January 8, 2021 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.
Education Coordinator John Lustrea will talk with Dr. William Campbell about his research on hospital stewards during the Civil War. During their live conversation they will talk about the hospital steward’s role in the Civil War healthcare team, both in the hospital and in the field. They will also address if hospital stewards have any parallels to the modern health care system today.
William T. Campbell, Ed.D, RN holds a Doctor of Education from the University of Delaware, a Master of Science in Family Nursing from Salisbury University, and undergraduate degrees in Nursing, Psychology, and Biology from the University of Delaware. He completed pre-pharmacy studies at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science. A Professor in the School of Nursing at Salisbury University in Salisbury Maryland he teaches pediatrics and pharmacology courses, and the Honors nursing history course. A long-time member and current Board Member of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, he has served as a volunteer docent at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum on the grounds of Antietam Battlefield National Park in Sharpsburg MD and as a speaker for the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick MD on many occasions. He is also a member of the American Association for the History of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
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