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    Frank Huisman

    Frank Huisman is Professor in the history of medicine. He teaches in the History Department of Maastricht University and at the University Medical Center Utrecht. He is the author of Stadsbelang en standsbesef. Gezondheidszorg en medisch beroep in Groningen, 1500-1730 and co-editor, with Catrien Santing, of Medische geschiedenis in regionaal perspectief: Groningen, 1500-1900, both local case studies of early modern Dutch health care. He co-edited, with John Harley Warner, Locating Medical History. The Stories and Their Meanings (Johns Hopkins UP). He has published on medical historiography, quackery, and the cultural authority of medicine. Currently, he is working on a book exploring the transformation of the Dutch health care system between 1880 and 1940. He is a Board member of the Dutch science society (Gewina) and President of the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH).


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    Noortje Jacobs

    Noortje Jacobs researches the history of medicine and science. Currently, she is working on the history of research ethics, medical research funding, Alzheimer’s disease, and disease prevention. With Frank Huisman, Nancy Tomes, and Duncan Wilson, she has started up an international research network on global histories of accountability in health care, that held its first meeting in July 2019. In 2018, she defended her PhD-thesis Ethics by Committee, which received an honorary mention of the Forum for the History of Human Science of the History of Science Society (HSS) in November 2018 for the best dissertation published in the field in the past two years.


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    Nancy Tomes

    Nancy Tomes is Distinguished Professor of History at Stony Brook University. Her research interests include U.S. social and cultural history and the history of medicine, women, and gender.


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