Historian to discuss Oregon doctors after 1906 quake
Michael Helquist, an historian, will speak on "K.A.J. MacKenzie, Marie Equi and the Oregon Doctor Train" at 12:15 p.m. May 12 in the Old Library Auditorium at Oregon Health & Science University.
Helquist will discuss how a group of 40 doctors and nurses went to San Francisco to help in relief efforts two days after the 1906 earthquake. He is writing a biography of Dr. Marie Equi, a graduate of Oregon's medical school and a radical activist.The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the OHSU History of Medicine Society.
The blurb is at www.oregonlive.com/sear...