AIHP is pleased to introduce Dennis Birke as its new Administrative Director.
Prior to joining AIHP, Dennis was an attorney at one of Madison’s largest law firms, where his practice included the representation of nonprofit organizations. Dennis is also an experienced leader of member-based nonprofits. He served as the President of the Olbrich Botanical Society, which provides funding and operational support for Olbrich Gardens, a nationally-renowned public garden owned by the City of Madison. Dennis also served as the President of the First Unitarian Society of Madison, one of the largest Unitarian-Universalist congregations in the country and the owner of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Meeting House, a National Historic Landmark.
Dennis’ work with nonprofit organizations includes extensive experience with fundraising, membership development, and financial management.
Dennis earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri (Columbia) and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Washington University School of Law.
During the coming year, Dennis’ responsibilities will include overseeing the Institute’s office operations, expanding membership recruitment efforts, exploring new funding sources, and enhancing communications with AIHP members. Dennis will also work closely with Executive Director Gregory Higby to implement the Board of Directors’ strategic priorities for 2018.
The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is documenting and preserving pharmacy stories and experiences during the COVID-19 global pandemic for the benefit of future historians and scholars. We seek to record the effects of this public health emergency on all types of pharmacy experiences. We invite you to share your pharmacy stories, photos, videos, artifacts, and other documentation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
You can participate in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project either (1) by immediately sharing your thoughts/experiences and/or submitting digital materials or (2) by signifying your to intention to submit materials in the future. Please comply with all applicable local or state stay-at-home orders while self-documenting.
Please click the link below to learn more about participating in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project.Read More
Access the Pharmacy in History JSTOR Archive
All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR.
Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events):