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The Art and Science of Healing: Colloquium & Art Opening

The current exhibition, “The Art & Science of Healing” at the American Association for Advancement of Science, is presented in collaboration with the National Museum of Health and Medicine features the work of artist Ted Meyer. This exhibition explores the patient’s journey through injury, disease and trauma to the healing process, from researcher to physician, to pathologist, to surgeon, to caregiver, to patient. Join a panel of scholars, practitioners, and experts as they explore the intersection of science, social science and healing.

About This Event

Colloquium: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Art Opening & Reception: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Moderated by Ivan Amato, AAAS Visiting Researcher, freelance science writer and editor. The panel will focus on the integrative nature of healing and includes: 

  • Ted Meyer, Artist, Patient Advocate, Artist in Residence at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.
  • CAPT Moira McGuire, NC, USPHS, Assistant Chief, General Internal Medicine and Chief, Integrative Health & Wellness, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 
  • CAPT Robert T. Howard, MD, USN, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 
  • Dr. Luke Osborn, Postdoctoral researcher in the Intelligent Systems Group in the Research and Exploratory Development Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (unconfirmed)

In collaboration with the AAAS Colloquium Committee and the National Museum of Health and Medicine, a division of the Defense Health Agency.

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