Last Thursday, September 30, the jury meeting took place to award the LII Uriach Foundation Prize "History of Medicine", which is awarded annually by the Fundación Uriach 1838.
The meeting took place at the Círculo Ecuestre of Barcelona and was attended by the members of the jury: Mr. Carles Hervàs Puyal, Mr. Alfons Zarzoso and Mr. Jon Arrizabalaga Valbuena, who acted as secretary.
On behalf of the Uriach Foundation, its vice president, Mr. Javier Uriach Torelló, attended.
After successive eliminatory votes, the Uriach Foundation LII Prize was awarded to the work "Una historia de la frenología a través de sus sujetos: los calculistas mentales y sus moldes frenológicos” whose author, once the request was opened, turned out to be Ms. Andrea Graus, Barcelona.
The second prize was awarded to the work “Cuando el Madrid republicano fue la capital mundial de los historiadores de la medicina” whose author, once the request was opened, turned out to be Mr. Leoncio López-Ocón Cabrera, Madrid.