Monthly Archives: January 2015

Curating a UK Medical Museum: Two Heads are Better Than One

Sweeps

Order-member Carla Valentine is the technical curator of Barts Pathology Museum in London. I asked her to explain what it’s like to share human specimens for educational purposes in the UK, where the restrictions are borderline draconian. Here’s how she fought the system (and why we just might need the system). 

January 7, 2015 | Blog

A Field Trip to North Carolina’s Death Chamber

Gurney in Place, As Seen From the Witness Room

Order-member John Carbone is a forensic psychiatrist and, until last month, the Director of Mental Health Services for the North Carolina prison system. You can also find his words at Alienist’s Compendium. 

January 4, 2015 | Blog