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Delta: Everything Southern, 2012


The socioeconomic history of the Mississippi Delta not only influenced the cuisine, and culture of the area, but also its healthcare. The evolution of healthcare in the Delta is of historical significance and parallels the growth and development of this most interesting region. Dr. Michael Trotter is a member of Delta Regional Cardiovascular and Thoracic Specialists practicing at the Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Mississippi. He takes a historical look at the effects of the Delta on healthcare and healthcare on the Delta. He is a well-known medical historian who has published and presented on Civil War doctors and medicine. The presentation is from the collection of William Bearden.


2012 June 8