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Beatrix Hoffman, an NIU history professor accustomed to presenting her research in articles, is now letting the pictures tell thousands of words for her. Hoffman is curator of a traveling exhibition, “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” which describes how citizen action has helped shape the American health...
Nurses from the 1940s
NIU’s Regional History Center will host a reception Thursday, Oct. 15, in conjunction with its current “The Doctor Will See You Now: The History of Medical Science in Northern Illinois Communities” exhibition. In celebration of American Archives Month, the exhibit focuses on education, practice and public and mental health in northern Illinois from 1845 until...
Beatrix Hoffman
Just in time for the height of election season, NIU History Professor Beatrix Hoffman has a new book out that takes a fresh and intriguing look at the history of health care rights in the United States. Hoffman will deliver a talk on the book – titled “Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in...