Sabin's Oral Polio Vaccine vs. the Race to Cure COVID-19: Historical Differences and Similarities

Join us for this lunchtime lecture. Meeting information is available below.

Effective 5:30pm, Tuesday, March 17th, the Winkler Center will close until futher notice. Winkler Center staff will continue to handle reference and research questions for students, faculty, staff, and UC administrative offices during this closure. Please leave a message at 513.558.5210, or send an email to and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Winkler Center

The Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions is an archive and exhibit facility chronicling the history of the health sciences primarily in the Cincinnati area. The Winkler Center's over 35,000 volumes of rare and classic works on health history however broaden that scope to include Europe and date back almost 500 years. In addition to its archival collections, books, and medical objects, the Winkler Center also presents public and educational programming, and workshops throughout the year. 


Albert Sabin Research Notebook Project: Lunchtime Lecture

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Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions
Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0574
Phone: 513-558-5120 | Fax: 513-558-2682 |