November 11, 2020

In a new episode of the Indiana Historical Bureau's Giving Voice, Talking Hooiser History host Lindsey Beckley talks to Indiana Medical History Museum executive director Sarah Halter about some of the claims made in the last full episode of the show, Rufus Cantrell: King of Ghouls.

They also discuss the history of the museum, advancements in mental health treatments in Indiana, and how the museum is working to humanize the specimens they hold in their collections.  Listen to the podcast here.

June 1, 2019

Executive Director Sarah Halter and medical historian Norma Erickson joined Nelson Price live in the studio to talk about the history of Central State Hospital and the Indiana Medical History Museum on Hoosier History Live. Listen to the podcast here.

March 8, 2019

IMHM executive director Sarah Halter appeared on Hot Pepper History for the Indiana Historical Society to tell the story of Dr. William Fletcher and his reform efforts at Indiana Hospital for the Insane during the early 1880s.

December 6, 2020

Glenn B. Mather, MD Memorial Lecture and Annual Members Meeting "19th Century Spiritualism and Medicine" presented by R. Gregory Lande

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 August 9, 2020

"When Fate Overtakes a Race Driver": E. Rogers Smith, MD, the Indpls. Motor Speedway's 2nd Medical Officer

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July 27, 2020

Gadgets & Gizmos IV: An Uncommon Event for EVERYONE! 

"Betwixt Myth and Modernity: Aesclepius and his daughters meet scientific medicine"

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"The Evolution of the Medical Instrument Trade"  

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July 12, 2020

The 1918 Pandemic: Indianapolis Confronts the 1918 Spanish Influenza

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June 12, 2020

Emerging Viruses and Epidemics: Lessons from HIV/AIDS

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May 12, 2020

Picturing Nightingale: How Visual Culture Assisted the Rise of Nursing Professionals

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