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June 21, 2021 Jody Halsted featured the Indiana Medical History Museum in her Exploring the Midwest podcast, episode 20. Check out her interview with IMHM Executive Director Sarah Halter here.

April 10, 2021 If you loved our February 28th virtual program on Presidential Disabilities and Indiana's Role in the Crafting of the 25th Amendment, you'll love this. Historian and IMHM's Education Manager Norma Erickson and retired attorney Gary Shaw were guests on Hoosier History Live on April 10, 2021 to discuss the topic further with host Nelson Price. Listen to the podcast here.

If you missed the February 28th program, you can watch the recording here.

February 13, 2021 Once again IMHM Executive Director Sarah Halter joined host Nelson Price on Hoosier History Live to discuss new projects and give an update on our Central State Hospital Cemetery Project and all of our efforts to "rehumanize" and memorialize the patients at Central State Hospital. Listen to the podcast here.

Click here to learn more about the CSH Cemetery Project.

November 11, 2020

In a new episode of the Indiana Historical Bureau's Giving Voice, Talking Hooiser History host Lindsey Beckley talks to Indiana Medical History Museum executive director Sarah Halter about some of the claims made in the last full episode of the show, Rufus Cantrell: King of Ghouls.

They also discuss the history of the museum, advancements in mental health treatments in Indiana, and how the museum is working to humanize the specimens they hold in their collections.  Listen to the podcast here.

June 1, 2019

Executive Director Sarah Halter and medical historian Norma Erickson joined Nelson Price live in the studio to talk about the history of Central State Hospital and the Indiana Medical History Museum on Hoosier History Live. Listen to the podcast here.

March 8, 2019

IMHM executive director Sarah Halter appeared on Hot Pepper History for the Indiana Historical Society to tell the story of Dr. William Fletcher and his reform efforts at Indiana Hospital for the Insane during the early 1880s. Click the title above to watch.

January 11, 2022

Changing Direction: Adopting Trauma-informed Care in Indiana State Hospitals

a Spirit & Place Festival event.

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September 23, 2021

A Profile in Courage: Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler

Presented by Melody T.      McCloud, MD

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May 23, 2021

2021 Lande Family Lecture

Medical Education and Body Snatching in Indiana

presented by Sarah Halter

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April 14, 2021

Spring Installment, Forensics Science Lecture Series

Old Drug, New Issues: Cannabis and OWI  in the Recreational Age

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March 21, 2021

Early Women Physicians at Central State Hospital

presented by Sarah Halter

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February 28, 2021 

Presidential Disabilities and Indiana's Role in Crafting the 25th Amendment

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February 10, 2021

Getting to the Heart of It

A joint presentation with the Indiana Medical History Museum and the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies 

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January 27, 2021

Gadgets & Gizmos V

"Polariscope" presented by Norma Erickson and "Arthur Guedel, MD and the Guedel Nitrous Oxide Apparatus" presented by William McNiece, MD

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December 6, 2020

Glenn B. Mather, MD Memorial Lecture and Annual Members Meeting "19th Century Spiritualism and Medicine" presented by R. Gregory Lande

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 August 9, 2020

"When Fate Overtakes a Race Driver": E. Rogers Smith, MD, the Indpls. Motor Speedway's 2nd Medical Officer

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July 27, 2020

Gadgets & Gizmos IV: An Uncommon Event for EVERYONE! 

"Betwixt Myth and Modernity: Aesclepius and his daughters meet scientific medicine"

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"The Evolution of the Medical Instrument Trade"  

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July 12, 2020

The 1918 Pandemic: Indianapolis Confronts the 1918 Spanish Influenza

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June 12, 2020

Emerging Viruses and Epidemics: Lessons from HIV/AIDS

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May 12, 2020

Picturing Nightingale: How Visual Culture Assisted the Rise of Nursing Professionals

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