Shelley McKellar – History of Artificial Heart
Smithsonian Associates, Interview Series
Welcome to the Not Old Better Show, I’m your host Paul Vogelzang, and this is episode number 294
As part of our Smithsonian Associates, Art of Living, Inside Science series, our guest today is Shelley McKellar. Shelley McKellar earned a PhD in History from the University of Toronto, and worked as a Smithsonian Scholar at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. Shelley McKellar is the Hannah Endowed Chair Medical History, and she is appointed as a joint tenured Associate Professor in the Department of History and the Department of Surgery, at Western University, Schullich School of Medicine and Dentistry in Ontario, Canada.
Today on The Not Old Better Show, Inside Science series, we’ll be talking with Shelley McKellar about artificial hearts, which have a controversial medical history, after sensational patient cases from Barney Clark to VP, Dick Cheney familiar to our Not Old Better Show audience.
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