October 4, 2018
Check-in at 5:15 p.m.
Seating is limited.
Reception to Follow
Discover the era of quack and patent medicine! Quack medicine often relied upon questionable treatments such as cocaine toothache drops, asthma cigarettes, and eyeball massagers.
Philip Montgomery, head of the Texas Medical Center Library's John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, will discuss these bizarre treatments and is bringing some antiquated medical devices for us to see.
Made possible by Elizabeth and Chauncey Leake Memorial Fund