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Undergraduate Research Symposium

7 February 2015

The 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium included a panel from Professor Annette Finley-Croswhite’s 304T course on the History of Medicine.  ODU students Sareena Khosla, Lauran Henderson, Rosario Villagra, Cameron Foster, James Cain and Ricardo Burgos-Feliz explored topics such as trench foot, cholera, post-traumatic stress disorder, the Spanish influenza, and the role of nurses as part of a panel on “Medicine and World War I.”

8 February 2014, Perry Library

For the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, Dr. Finley-Croswhite hosted a panel of five students from her History 304T class, “The History of Medicine, Disease, and Health Technology.” The panel was called “Deadly Medicine and World War II: Cautionary Insight into Ethical Guidelines Left Unchecked,” and included papers from Dominique’ Washington, “The Nazi Search for a ‘Better’ Race,” Sarah Keck, “Nazi Medicine: A Look into the Perverse Minds Behind Eugenics,” James Hennessey, “Abandonment of Medical Ethics in Nazi Germany: Scientific Research and Ethical Crimes in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s,” Lindsey Northup, “Nazi Medicine: Dr. Josef Mengele, Angel of Death,” and Elisa T. Hendrix: “The Creation of the Nuremberg Code and Its Impact on Medical Ethics.” The photo below includes from left to right:  Dr. Annette Finley, Dominique’ Washington, Sarah Keck, James Hennessey, Lindsey Northup, and Elisa T. Hendrix.

9 February 2013, Perry Library
Undergraduates Jordyn Armstrong, Oliver Borden, Janet Hakki, Rachel Casey, Wayne Rudolph, and Allison Gunn (see photo, along with Professor Annette Finley-Croswhite), contributed to the ODU Undergraduate Research Symposium. Their panel, arranged by Professor Finley-Croswhite, was called "The History of Medicine: Benefits Derived from Exploring the Sciences through the Lens of the Humanities." Congratulations on a series of fine presentations!