Sixth Annual Cecil Striker Society Lecture Now Streaming

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Cincinnati General Hospital Administration Building Entrance, Burnet Avenue.
Both the lecture and correlating display discuss the history of public hospitals primarily through the lens of Cincinnati General Hospital, which is currently celebrating its 100th anniversary at the Burnet campus.

On May 19th, the Henry R. Winkler Center held its sixth annual Cecil Striker Society Lecture entitled “The History of Public Hospitals: Cornerstone of American Healthcare” presented by Dr. Dale C. Smith, Professor of Military Medicine and History in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.

Welcoming remarks and acknowledgements were given by Marianne Ivey, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Chair, Winkler Center Advisory Board, and Lee Ann Liska, President and CEO of University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The presentation is now streaming at this link. To schedule an appointment to view the correlating display for the lecture in our Stanley J. Lucas Board Room, featuring many original photographs and artifacts from the Cincinnati General Hospital collection, please call 513-558-5120 or email