The Health Sciences Library is pleased that Nancy Tomes, SUNY Distinguished Professor of History at Stony Brook University, will speak on “Nuisance or Necessity? Historical Perspectives on the ‘Informed’ Patient” this March 9th as part of the Library’s History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series. It will take place in the Knowledge Center’s Conference Room 103-A and begins at 6pm with refreshments starting at 5:30. The Knowledge Center is located on the lobby level of the Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168th St. at the corner of Fort Washington Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.