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Discovery of the X-Ray

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 12:00 am

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Dr. Christopher Alewine will lecture on Wilhelm Roentgen (1845-1923) who discovered the X-Ray and received the first Nobel Prize ever awarded. The presentation is part of the Pylon Medical History Lecture Series. Sculpted by the late Milton Horn, the pylons of WVU Health Sciences Center are an iconic representation of art, history, and education in the form of seven foot marble pillars. The originals are housed at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown and a replica set are displayed at WVU Charleston Division. A third set will be unveiled in Martinsburg on August 16. The lecture series will discuss each scene of the pylon and its relationship to the history of medicine.

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Date:
September 19
Time:
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Venue

WVU Health Sciences Center - Eastern Division
2500 Foundation Way
Martinsburg, WV 25401-9000 United States
Phone:
(304) 264-9202

Organizer

Chriss Kief
Phone:
(304) 264-9202
Email:
kiefc@wvumedicine.org

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