Talks

Apothecaries, Pills and Potions: the history of dispensing
by Professor Tilli Tansey

Date: Tuesday 8 November 2016

This talk tells the fascinating story of pills and potions since 1850.
Apothecaries, Pills and Potions: the history of dispensing

The dispensing of drugs has, down the ages, been an essential part of the evolving history of medicine. However, in modern times, fast changing developments have frequently caught the public imagination in tabloids, triumphs and tragedies. This talk tells the fascinating story of pills and potions since 1850.

Tilli Tansey OBE is Professor of the History of Modern Medical Science at Queen Mary University of London. She was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Sheffield University.

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