17th Annual Medical History Conference 

April 28, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Museum of the Rockies, Hagar Auditorium




2:00 PM     Introduction & Welcome

Martin Teintze, Ph.D., Director of the MSU WWAMI Medical Education Program


2:10 PM     “Regulating the Variety of Healers in Early Montana: The Establishment of a Board of Medical Examiners”

Todd Savitt, Ph.D.


3:00 PM     “The Diffusion of Medical Science in Montana: Howard Taylor Ricketts and Caroline McGill” 

Pierce Mullen, Ph.D.


3:50-4:00 PM     Break


4:00 PM     “Montana’s African-Americans and Their Contribution to Community Health and Medicine"

Ellen Baumler, Ph.D.


4:50 PM     “'We Had to Start Treating Them as Human Beings’: Dr. Philip Pallister, Clinical Genetics, and the Montana State Training School, 1940s-1970s"

Linda Sargent Wood, Ph.D.

with special guest Dr. Philip Pallister.


6:00 PM     End of Program and Reception