October 22nd | 1pm CST
Heroes & Scoundrels | Dr. Moira Dolan
Boneheads & Brainiacs | Dr. Moira Dolan
ABOUT THE BOOK
In Heroes & Scoundrels, the good, the bad, and the ugly among winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine are explored in entertaining biographies of the world’s most highly recognized scientists of the 20th century. From unapologetic Nazis to dedicated humanitarians who carried out prize-winning research while being resistance fighters or peace activists, these engaging true stories reveal the depths of both the human strength and depravity of the people who forged medical progress.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Author Moira Dolan, MD attended medical school at University of Illinois and has practiced Internal Medicine in Michigan and Texas. She is passionate about patient empowerment and believes that being an informed consumer is the only protection against exploitation. Her book series on the winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine are intended to entertain and inform, but also to impart a healthy skepticism. Her 2020 book B oneheads & Brainiacs: Heroes and Scoundrels of the Nobel Prize in Medicine launched with covid – with timely insights into the need to question ‘medical authority’. In book two Heroes and Scoundrels continues to look at these issues and how they are important today.