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Special Guest Wenda Trevathan


The author of the textbook “Evolutionary Medicine” will be visiting on 11/10/08 to lecture on evolutionary considerations of human reproduction and childbirth. The readings for this lecture include:

Evolutionary Obstetrics. Trevathan WR.  Chapter 8 in in Evolutionary Medicine (1st edition) 1999. Eds Trevathan WR, Smith EO, McKenna JJ. Oxford University Press. pages 183-207. (On eReserve)

You should consider re-reading the first reading of this class (pages 22-29), also written by Dr. Trevathan:

Introduction and Overview of Evolutionary Medicine. Chapter 1 in: Evolutionary Medicine and Health. 2008. Trevathan WR, Smith EO, McKenna JJ.  Page 1-54. (on eReserve)

An optional reading is nausea-in-pregnancy

Have a great weekend!

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Joe Alcock

Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine

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