Kergin Lecture 2021
Friday February 5, 2021
Dr Lindsey Fitzharris
"Good Old Hospital Stink:" The Grisly World of Victorian Surgery
Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris is a bestselling author, television host, and medical historian with a doctorate from Oxford University. Her debut book, The Butchering Art, won the PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science and has been translated into twenty languages. Lindsey writes regularly for a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Scientific America, The Guardian, The Lancet, and New Scientist. Her new television series on the Smithsonian Channel, The Curious Life and Death of..., explores history's most mysterious deaths.