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Ayers Presidential Health Collection

This guide will provide you an introduction to the broad topic that is Presidential Health. If you would like more information, please come to the library to view our full print collection spanning seven binders and several books.

Presidential Images

Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President            John F. Kennedy, 35th President          Richard Nixon, 37th President.           Ronald Reagan, 40th President.

 

Picture 1: Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President. Taken by Elias Goldensky (1868-1943) - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division

Picture 2: John F. Kennedy, 35th President. This image is available from the Official White House Photograph U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Picture 3: Richard Nixon, 37th President. This image is available from the Official White House Photograph U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Picture 4: Ronald Reagan, 40th President. This image is available from the Official White House Photograph U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Welcome!

Welcome to the Ayers Presidential Health Resource Guide! 

In this guide, you will find information curated by Georgetown University Medical Center Professor Emeritus Dr William Ayers pertaining to the health of United States presidents, presidential candidates, and other leaders. Each page has unique articles, mostly historical, focusing on different aspects of Presidential health such as patient confidentiality, health screening, assassinations, oncology, cardiovascular issues and more. In addition to articles, you will also find a list of notable book titles Dahlgren has available.

Please note that the materials contained in this guide are for members of the Georgetown University community only.  

If you have any questions or feedback, please don't hesitate to contact the liaison on the right. 

Hidden Ill-Health in Candidates and Incumbents in the White House

In conjunction with Alumni Weekend, on Saturday October 22, 2016, we will hear a lecture by Dr. Ayers regarding Presidential Health. The lecture, Continuing Cura Personalis: Hidden Ill-Health in Candidates and Incumbents in the White House, will be held at 3pm in the Harvey Amphitheater

To learn more about the lecture as well as the other Alumni Events, please go here: http://medreunion.georgetown.edu/2016/saturday.html

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