'Chinese Herbalism as American Medicine: a History of Chinese Doctors in the United States'

When: April 21, 2023 10:00am to 11:00am

Speaker Series: Heritage Healing Practices

Speaker: Tamara Venit-Shelton

In this talk, Professor Venit-Shelton will discuss portions of her recent book, "Herbs and Roots: A History of Chinese Doctors in the American Medical Marketplace," which chronicles roughly two hundred years of Chinese medicine as a dynamic system brought to the United States and transformed by Chinese immigrants, doctors, and patients as well as missionaries, scientists and merchants.

Presented by University of Arizona Health Sciences

Audience: All
Audience size: Medium (51-100)


Campus: UAHS


Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 305, 1670 E. Drachman St.
Tucson, AZ
United States

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