2014 Lecture in the History of the Health Sciences:
A Narrative History of Health and Disease in Arkansas
Monday, April 7, 2014
Noon – 1 p.m.
Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health,
8th Floor Auditorium, Room 8240
In celebration of National Public Health Week, Sam Taggart, M.D. will speak on the history of public health in Arkansas. Dr. Taggart, a 1973 graduate of the University of Arkansas, School of Medicine, is a retired Family Practice physician from Benton, Arkansas. A founder and former member of Family Practice Associates, he also served as the Public Health Physician for Saline County for almost twenty years. As a writer, he has published two novels, two plays, and writes a monthly column for Saline Lifestyles. His book, The Public’s Health: A Narrative History of Health and Disease in Arkansas, was published by the Arkansas Times in December 2013.
Sponsored by: The UAMS Library, The Society for the History of Medicine and Health Professions, The UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, and The Arkansas Department of Health.
For more information, contact Valerie Howard, Marketing and Reference Librarian at 501-686-8022 or VLHoward@uams.edu