Invited Lectures

"The accumulation and interpretation of evidence in the assessment of the severity of a pandemic: the Justinianic plague and Covid-19." Interdisciplinary Symposium: The First Pandemic, a transformative disaster or a footnote in history? Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany. September 2021.

"Pediatric Paleoradiology: Advanced imaging applications for the youngest (old) patients.” Morris Simon Research Day, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, May 26, 2021.

“Pediatric Paleoradiology.” Invited panelist, Advanced Non-invasive Methods in Mummy Studies, hosted by the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich (other panelists included: Niels Lynnerup, Patricia Pernter [radiologist who analyzed Oetzi ‘the Iceman’], Mo’men Othman [Head of the Museum Sector of the Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism, Egypt]). May 5, 2021.

"The Pandemic of 430 BCE: Social Response to Epidemic Disease, Then and Now." Brigham and Women's Hospital Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine, Boston, MA. April 16, 2020.

"Pain Management in Antiquity." Institute for Digital Archaeology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK. December 9, 2019.

“Interdisciplinary methods for interpreting health and disease in past populations.” Capital Normal University, Beijing, China. September 28, 2018.

“Coping with clinical uncertainty: disease classification systems from the Greco-Roman world.” MD PhD Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. April 30, 2018.

"Dirty words and dusty bones: Rebranding retrospective diagnosis,” Workshop on Retrospective Diagnosis and the Health of Past Populations, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada, January 25, 2018.

“Disease before ‘modern medicine’ – why we should investigate it,” Harvard-MIT Annual MD PhD Retreat, Cape Cod, MA, September 25, 2016.

"How did doctors decide? Medical pluralism and medical decision making from Hippocrates to Galen," Presentation for the Colloquium on the History of Medicine, University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany, June 6, 2016.

"‘Hippokrates’, the ‘Hippocratic Corpus’, & Medical Pluralism in Classical Greece," seminar guest presentation in the School of Medicine, University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany, June 6, 2016.

“Paleopathology: new directions in comparative methodologies,” Harvard-MIT Annual MD PhD Retreat, Waterville Valley, NH, October 2012.