500th Anniversary of Andreas Vesalius’ Birth

Celebration Event: Featured speaker Dr. Gabriel Finkelstein, Associate Professor, Dept. of History, CU Denver, on Vesalius at 500. Dr. William Arend, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, SOM Division of Rheumatology, will additionally recognize Dr. Charley Smyth.

Place: Reading Room, 3rd floor Health Sciences Library
Time: November 19, noon to 2 pm

Reception to follow with refreshments and an opportunity to view the original
Vesalius volumes held by the HS Library, plus a new 2014 English language
translation of the first and second editions of De Humani Corporis Fabrica.

Food will not be permitted in the vicinity of the books.


This event is co-sponsored by the Anschutz Medical Campus Retired
Faculty Association, in recognition of the Charley Smyth Library
Endowment, and the Arts and Humanities in Healthcare Program,
Center for Bioethics and Humanities.