Old Red: Pioneering Medical Education in Texas
Heather Wooten, Ph.D.
The book describes not only UTMB’s most venerable building, but also details the university’s
crucial role in professionalizing medicine in the Lone Star State.
5:30 - 7:00 p.m
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Old Red Amphitheater, 2nd Floor
Ashbel Smith Building
Reception and Book Signing to Follow
Dr. Wooten is a historian and award-winning author of The Polio Years in Texas: Battling a Terrifying Unknown
(Texas A&M University Press, 2009). She is also an educator at San Jacinto College and associate for the
Houston-based history consulting firm, W. H. Kellar Consulting, LLC.
The book is available for purchase at the UTMB Bookstore.
Sponsored by the
Moody Medical Library,
Texas State Historical Foundation
Institute for the Medical Humanities