Speaker: Kimberly Nagy, MD, PLCGS
Topic: “Dropsy, Quinsy, or Consumption: Just Exactly What Did My Ancestor Have?”
Description: Have you ever wondered what some of the medical terms found on old documents really mean? What is the modern term for those diseases? Was it treatable? Was it contagious? Was this an epidemic? This lecture discusses several commonly used terms for medical ailments.
Presenter: Kimberly Nagy, MD PLCGS has been researching her ancestry for over forty years. Much of her experience predates the internet and she loves the smell of old books in libraries, courthouses and archives. Now retired from her career as a Trauma Surgeon, she can devote all of her time to her passion – Genealogy! She has extensive experience with Lineage Society applications and loves to lecture – both of these are reflected in her work as a Professional Genealogist.