Exhibits

Eliza Mahoney
Black History Month: A Medical Perspective
Online Exhibit

Features notable figures, medical education, medical societies, hospitals, folk medicine, a chronology of achievements, and a selective bibliography.

Pictured: Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first Black professional nurse in the United States (1879)

st johns wart
Medical Garden
Online Exhibit

Herbal treatments are a long tradition in medicine for treatment of diseases and conditions. Located on the terrace of the Seeley G. Mudd Bldg, the Garden was created so visitors could explore the common herbs and plants used to treat illnesses over the years.

Pictured: St. John's Wort, a seasonal bloomer in the Garden

grace kirby
Medical Center Archives
Online Exhibits

The Medical Center Archives creates physical and virtual exhibits to highlight their holdings and Duke Medicine’s history.

Pictured: From the (Women in Duke Medicine Exhibit) - Dr. Grace Kerby, the first female to become full professor in the Duke Department of Medicine (1963)

stereotactic neurosurgery skull
History of Stereotactic Neurosurgery: Exploration of the Human Brain
Permanent Exhibit, Level 3

Noted Duke neurosurgeon Dr. Blaine S. Nashold, Jr., who passed away in 2014, established this exhibit in 2004 to preserve the stereotactic instruments that significantly impacted the field of neurosurgery.

Pictured: Rand and Malcolm Radiolucent Surgical Head Holder