Duke Medical Center Library & Archives Blog
Duke Poison Control Center: A Retrospective Exhibit
Posted On: Friday, July 15, 2022 - 20:21 by Beverly Murphy
The Medical Center Library & Archives announces the debut of the newly redesigned and updated online exhibit of the Duke Poison Control Center: A Retrospective Exhibit.
The exhibit conveys the profound impact of the Duke Poison Control Center from 1954-1995. From the design of the safety cap to community outreach and education, the Duke Center has always been at the forefront of poison prevention and safety issues, raising awareness throughout the world.
Focused around the concept, "Is There a Killer in Your Medicine Chest?" the online exhibit includes sections on the Poison Epidemic, Innovations for…MORE
Women in Duke Health Exhibit Revisited in March
Posted On: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 02:16 by Beverly Murphy
In celebration of Women's History Month in March, Duke Medical Center Library & Archives revisits our online exhibit of Women in Duke Health.
Highlighting women in multiple fields at Duke, many of which were pioneers or firsts in their disciplines, this exhibit looks at their stories and the context in which those stories took place. The primary method of inquiry for context in this exhibit was via oral histories, a unique format that allows for both.
This historical perspective is presented through individual profiles and interviews, a general…MORE
Duke Medical Center Archives Spotlight on Black History at Duke Health
Posted On: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 10:50 by Rebecca Williams
With the events of the past year, it has probably become clichéd to say that “we are living in historic times”. However, as we celebrate Black History Month this year, the reality of systemic racism and injustice is forefront in many of our minds. An important first step to addressing systemic racism is learning more about how race and racism is embedded in our history, including that of Duke Health. The Duke University Medical Center Archives seeks to preserve materials that document the history of Duke Health and make them available for research and education. For example, we have been actively capturing and preserving the 2020 Moments to Movement programs… MORE