The Problem of Pain: From Harm to Pharm

When: Wed., Nov. 29, 7-9 p.m. 2017

Come hear about the past, present, and future of pain killers. Who discovered them? What risks of self-experimentation did they take? Advances in pharmaceuticals and opiates have brought both relief from pain and the harmful effects of over-prescription and abuse. Author, historian and presenter Brandy Schillace is Senior Research Associate and Public Engagement Fellow for the Dittrick Museum of Medical History at Case Western Reserve University and Editor-in-Chief of The BMJ’s Medical Humanities.

Price: $12 general; $6 Maltz Museum Members


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