Guest: Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz
Guest Bio: Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz is author of the nonfiction book, DR MUTTER’S MARVELS: A TRUE STORY OF INTRIGUE AND INNOVATION AT THE DAWN OF MODERN MEDICINE.
Her recent awards include the ArtsEdge Writer-In-Residency at the University of Pennsylvania (2010-2011), a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry (2011) and the Amy Clampitt Residency (2013). She lives in Austin, TX visit her website at www.aptowicz.com.
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz talks about her fascination with Dr. Thomas Dent Mutter. She discusses the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and her research into the life of this innovator in medical techniques.
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Neal: Hello, you’re listening to Health Professional Radio. Welcome! I’m your host Neal Howard, so glad that you could join us today. On this show, we like to offer informative and often times entertaining information to healthcare professionals – of varying topics, varying personalities, varying researchers and experts. We’ve got a very special guest in studio today. She has spent fifteen years researching Dr. Mutter. Now, that name may sound familiar to some of our listeners. I was certainly unfamiliar with this historical figure. However, our guest in studio today is Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, and as I said she’s been fifteen years researching and she’s also the author of “Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine.” How are you doing today Cristin?
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