2017 Annual Meeting

Paleopathology Club

March 5 2017, 1:30pm to 3:00pm


Paleopathology Around the Globe<

Sunday, March 5, 2017
1:30 PM 3:00 PM
CC 302 C

Session Credits: 1.5 CME

Moderators: Enrique Gerszten, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA
Pedro L. Fernndez, MD, PhD, Hospital Clinic and University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Course Description:
Paleopathology has a close relation with the history of medicine. This symposium focuses on the use of modern techniques available to determine the diseases of the past. The topics were suggested by members of the Paleopathology Club, and they were selected by the Chairmen of the program. This symposium has been designed for Pathologists to learn about the disease that were present in the antiquity in different areas of the globe.

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe some of the lesions that were presented
  • Identify the geographic areas, where the pathology was found
  • Measure the prevalence of diseases in specific locations


1:30 PM

Health Trends Among Roman Period Burials
Robert R. Paine, PhD, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2:15 PM

Oral and Dental Pathology in Native Americans from the Late Mississippian Period
Michelle D. Hamilton, PhD, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX


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