Pharmacy in History Vol. 60 (2018)

All Issues of Pharmacy in History are available at JSTOR.

Pharmacy in History vol. 60, no. 4 (2018)


“Thanks for Reading: Editor’s Valedictory, by Gregory J. Higby

“(Not) A Bromide Story: Myth-Busting Bromide of Potassium to Create a Case Study of Change and Continuity in Nineteenth-Century Medicine, by Susan Lamb

“Love Him and Let Him Go”: The American Colonization Society’s James Brown—Pioneering African-American Apothecary in the United States and Liberia, 1802–1853, Part II—Liberia , by Gregory Bond

Research Notes & Departments:
By Name Only: A Note on Substandard Drugs in Early Arabic Pharmacy, by Oliver Kahl

A Short History of the Degree Programs at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, by Daniel J. Flanagan

William H. Helfand (1926-2018) [Obituary] , by John Parascandola

The Bookshelf, edited by Michael A. Flannery

Report of the 2018 AIHP Annual Business Meeting Webinar

Actively engaged in preserving the documents of pharmacy's past and developing materials for understanding the future.

AIHP Thanks National Association Sponsors

Read More

AIHP Wants to Document Your COVID-19 Stories and Experiences

AIHP COVID-19 ProjectThe 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

Join AIHP and Subscribe to History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals

Access the Pharmacy in History JSTOR Archive
All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR.

Note: Academic libraries seeking subscriptions to History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals should directly contact the University of Wisconsin Press.

Read More

Calendar of Events

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):

May 28-31, 2024: Kremers Seminar in the History of Pharmacy webinars.
June 27-30, 2024: ADHS Biennial Conference, Buffalo, NY.
July 7-11, 2024: International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Banff, Canada.
September 4-7, 2024: 46th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy, Belgrade Serbia.
January 3-6, 2025: Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New York City, NY.

Read More