Collection of essays for the Charles Donald O'Malley prize in medical history, 1988-2001.

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Collection of essays for the Charles Donald O'Malley prize in medical history, 1988-2001.

The Charles Donald O'Malley Prize in Medical History was awarded annually, 1988-2001, for the best unpublished essay on a medico-historical subject written by a student then enrolled in the UCLA School of Medicine. The prize served to honor the memory of UCLA's distinguished medical historian (Charles Donald O'Malley, 1907-1970), and to encourage an interest in the history of medicine among medical students. It was made possible through the support of the Ahmanson Foundation. The prize consisted of a medal and monetary honorarium; each honorable mention awardee received a certificate and an honorarium. The collection of typescript essays consists of 25 prize-winning and honorable mention essays.

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O'Malley, Charles Donald

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C.D. O'Malley was born in Alameda, California in 1908; married Frances Keddie; Ph. D. from Stanford University (1945). By 1951 he was Professor of History at Stanford; he was Professor of Medical History at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1960 until his death in Los Angeles in 1970. O'Malley was a renowned Latinist and translator, and a leading authority on Renaissance anatomy, especially with respect to the life and work of Andreas Vesalius. From the description of Pa...