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New York Academy of Medicine

The New York Academy of Medicine is a health policy and advocacy organization founded in 1847 by a group of leading New York City metropolitan area physicians as a voice for the medical profession in medical practice and public health reform. The Academy quickly established the Metropolitan Board of Health, the first modern municipal public health authority in the United States. Wikipedia*

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New York Academy of Medicine has hosted 5 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1998 Speech. The year with the most events was 2016 with two events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2016 with an average of 7,662 views per video. Most appearances with Lisa O'Sullivan (2). Most common tag: Medicine.

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    Health and Sanitation in 19th Century New York

    Catherine McNeur talks about her book Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City. She focuses on the hog…

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