Role that Dr. Thomas Dent Mutter played in the implementation of sanitary practices when performing surgical procedures in the 19th century

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Presenter: Neal
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.

Segment Overview
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz talks about the role that Dr. Thomas Dent Mutter played in the implementation of sanitary practices when performing surgical procedures in the 19th century


Transcription

Health Professional Radio

Neal: Hello and welcome to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host Neal Howard, thank you so much for listening with us today. Our guest in studio is returning to speak with us about a truly remarkable figure in Medicine, Dr. Thomas Mutter. Her name is Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz. She’s a poet and author, 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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