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News (29 January 2013)
The Winter 2013 issue of The Watermark is available online.
The ALHHS Nominating Committee is soliciting nominations for the offices of Vice-President/President-elect (term 2013-2014; to become President 2014-2016); Treasurer (term 2013-2015); and two Members-at-Large (term 2013-2015). To nominate members in good standing -- colleagues or yourself -- contact committee chair Lisa Mix by e-mail at either lisamix516 AT gmail.com or lim2026 AT med.cornell.edu, or by phone at 212.746.6072. Nominations are due on or before 8 February 2013.
Nominations for ALHHS Awards are due on or before 15 February 2013.
The 40th annual meeting of the ALHHS will be held Wednesday, May 15 - Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael North (Bethesda, Maryland; northm AT mail.nlm.nih) will chair the Program Committee and Brooke Fox (Medical University of South Carolina; foxeb AT musc.edu) is heading up Local Arrangements. Click on the Annual Meeting link to retrieve Registration, Accommodations/Hotel Reservations, Atlanta Local Information, and other resources.
The AAHM (American Association for the History of Medicine) annual meeting follows from Thursday, 16 May – Sunday, 19 May 2013.
The 2013 ALHHS New and Renewed Membership Form is available now and throughout the coming year (for membership based on the calendar year 2013). Print, complete, and mail it (with payment) to ALHHS Treasurer Arlene Shaner.