History of Drugs
--explainer series for Professor Dave Explains content channel--
Professor Dave Explains is a YouTube channel belonging to David Farina. Dave taught Organic Chemistry at SCUHS, a trade university in the Los Angeles, CA area. To preserve some of his lectures, he recorded his presentations and put them up on YouTube. Due to the positive reaction he received from that, he continued on with basic chemistry lessons and started to add more animation to make the lectures more engaging and easier to understand. Roughly 10+ years later, the Professor Dave Explains channel has 1.22 million subscribers and prolific levels of content on science related topics.
Looking to take on more science related projects early in 2020 - I contacted Dave on a whim to see if he would be interested in collaborating. The History of Drugs was the result of that interaction!
This project is a 'Ken Burns' kind of documentary style with some animation depending on the content being described. The History of Drugs contains high level crash course lessons on the history of diseases and afflictions, and how we as humans theorized and treated those ailments up through ages.
If you're interested in viewing more of Dave's content - you can view his channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/ProfessorDaveExplains/
Scripts and Voiceovers - David Farina
Editing and Animation - Cyrene Domogalla
Thanks for looking through these videos! There will be more to come as the timeline works it's way up to the present. The next videos in the series are about the antibiotic revolution in pharmaceutical medicine!