Julie Fairman: Garrison Lecturer

Julie Fairman, the Nightingale Professor in Honor of Nursing Veterans and chair of the department of biobehavioral health sciences in Penn Nursing, will deliver the Garrison Lecture as part of the 91st gathering of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) in Los Angeles May 10-13 at the UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center.   

The Garrison Lecturer is a scholar distinguished for contributions to medical history or other fields of science and learning, who presents original and previously unpublished research. Dr. Fairman’s lecture “We Went to Mississippi: Nurses and Civil Rights Activism of the mid-1960s,”will be the first Garrison Lecture delivered by a nurse.