University of Duhok held a symposium about the history of medicine
March 11, 2022, 12:47 p.m.

In the presence of his excellency Dr. Dawood Atrushi the President of the Duhok University an exhibition of history of Medicines opened in the second part of the symposium.

In the first part of the symposium the four main speakers from College of Medicine gave presentations on different medical topics in the past times and compared it with the current medical developments.

Dr. Farhad gave a brief presentation on the History of Medicine, Dr. Bayar Ahmad explained the Historical landmarks in Endocrinology, History of Pediatric Medicine was presented by Dr. Akram Atrushi and finally history of Psychiatry was presented by Dr. Yousif Ali.

The second part of the symposium was an exhibition of history of medicines which was opened by his Excellency Dr. Dawood Atrushi the President of the University of Duhok, in this exhibition the students of college Medicine prepared different medical topics related to the history of medicine explained by the four main speakers including history of X-Ray, History of Kidney transplantation and psychoanalysis, etc.

The main target from conducting the first symposium of this activity was “to enhance the knowledge of medicine students about the history of medicine and to motivate then for studying these topics and get more information” said Prof. Dr. Yousif from Duhok University.

 The participants of this symposium were Majority Doctors and students from college of Medicine from Duhok and Zakho universities and other private Universities in Duhok city. The venue was Conference Hall University of Duhok on the 10th of March 2022