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John C. Burnham Lecture in the History of Medicine and Science

Join the Department of History for the 2021 Burnham Lecture, "To Test or Not To Test: Tools, Rules, and Corporate Data in U.S. Chemicals Regulation". Professor Angela Creager will discuss the development and use of genetic toxicology in chemicals regulation.


  • Angela N. H. Creager, Thomas M. Siebel Professor in the History of Science, Princeton University

The John C. Burnham Lecture Series in the History of Medicine/Science was established in 2000 with gifts from Professor Burnham’s wife, Marjorie Burnham. The Department of History and the Medical Heritage Center of the Prior Health Services Library are joint sponsors.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, click the button below.

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This event will be presented simultaneously in person and virtually. The lecture will occur in person at the Grand Lounge of The Faculty Club, 181 Oval Drive South, Columbus, OH 43202.

If you require accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this webinar, please contact Clara Davison at or 614-688-1241. Requests made two weeks before an event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet all requests.

Unable to join the event live? No worries, register anyway. All registrants will receive a recording of the webinar and additional resources about a week following the event.