More than 40 Lock Haven University health science students, along with Dr. Beth McMahon, LHU professor, recently traveled to Philadelphia to the visit America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mutter Museum. The museum, founded in 1787 by the College of Physicians, is the oldest professional medial organization in the country. A few of the features of the collection include: a plaster cast and conjoined liver of Siamese twins, Dr. Joseph Hyrtl’s human skull collection, a specimen from John Wilkes Booth’s vertebra, a jaw tumor of President Grover Cleveland, Einstein’s brain, and more.
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Lock Haven University is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 2,300 degree and certificate programs in more than 530 academic areas of study. Nearly 520,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.
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