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In the National Library of Medicine, Studying Chinese Medicine History

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Students in history professor Nicole Barnes' Chinese Medicine Freshman Seminar traveled to the National Library of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Friday to make use of original documents in their research of the history of Chinese medicine.  The students consulted the library's collections of Chinese public health posters -- one of the largest in the world -- and will use these materials to write papers showing transitions in medical beliefs and practices in 20th century China.

Above, students pictured at Thomas Li, Shubham Patel and Lena Patel.

Below: Drishti Sinha, Charles Halverson, Gigi Falk, Nina Hatami, Gabriela Martinez-Moure and Aquinnah Fox.

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