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Janet Pearson


Areas of Interest: 
Janet works part time in Historical Collections on special projects, such as our online exhibits, most recently "Physician Price Fixing in 19th Century Virginia" and "Taking the Waters: 19th Century Medicinal Springs of Virginia." She also processes manuscript collections and artifacts. Janet enjoys helping our patrons in person or via phone or email.
Masters in Library Science, Geneseo State University of New York, 1975
Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green State University, 1972
Publications and Presentations: 
Anatomy: The Foundation of Medicine from Aristotle to Early Twentieth Century Wall Charts, 2008.
The 8th Evacuation Hospital: The University of Virginia in World War II, 2000.
Joseph H. Farrow, M.D., 1904-1977, 2008.
A Journey through Time: An On-line Scrapbook for UVA Medical and Nursing Alumni, 1998.
Medicine & Health on the Lewis and Clark Expedition: Bring Back Your Party Safe, 2004.
Patient's Voices in Early 19th Century Virginia: Letters to Doct. James Carmichael & Son, 2005.
Physician Price Fixing in 19th Century Virginia, 2011.
The Plague Book, 2007.
Taking the Waters: 19th C. Medicinal Springs of Virginia, 2010.
UVA Hospital Celebrating 100 Years: A Legacy of Care, a Framework for the Future, 2001.
Vaulted Treasures, 2007.
Very Ill!: The Many Faces of Medical Caricature in Nineteenth-Century England & France, 2004.
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