Virginia Tech® home

Virginia's History of Medicine and Eugenics

event flyer. details below


November 8, 2022 at 6 p.m.


Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016
Auditorium M203

Register using the link below to obtain the Zoom link for this event for those who wish to join us online. 

Contact Info

Liliana Ladner at
Raymond Uymatiao at

Virginia's History of Medicine and Eugenics

The Humanism in Medicine Club at VTCSOM invites you to attend an informative talk by Dr. Joshua Earle about Virginia's History of Medicine and Eugenics. 

This event will be recorded and a video will be posted on this page after the event. Registering above will ensure you receive a link to the video once it's posted.  

About the speaker

Joshua Earle is a PhD in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) from Virginia Tech. His work focuses on the history of eugenics, and its connection to modern genetic medicine and to future imaginaries of human and more-than-human worlds. His work is situated in Feminist Philosophy of Technology, Disability Studies, Black Feminist Philosophy, History of Science/Medicine, Bioethics, and Medical Humanities.

Statement about accessibility and accommodation

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible event. All virtual events will have automated captions. Recorded events will have edited captions available soon after the event. If you desire live captioning or a sign language interpreter, please contact the organizer two weeks before the event. 

For in-person events, the main VTCSOM building at Riverside 2 is wheelchair accessible from the elevators inside the parking garage. Blind or visually impaired users may need assistance finding the elevators under the building, or using the stairs in front of the building.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to attend an in-person event, please contact the organizer of the event. All reasonable accommodation requests should be made no less than 2 weeks before the event. We will attempt to fulfill requests made after this date but cannot guarantee they will be met.