History of Medicine and Health

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Past Meetings

  • December 13, 2012

    Emily Abel and Janet Golden introduced their paper "Modern Medical Science and the Divine Providence of God": Rethinking The Place of Religion in Postwar United States Medical History.

  • November 8, 2012

    Greg Eghigian of Penn State introduced a draft chapter, Civilizing Sexuality Under Socialism, from his book tentatively titled The Corrigible and the Incorrigible: Science, Medicine, and the Convict in Twentieth-Century Germany."

  • October 11, 2012

    The Museum Factory: Charles H. Ward's Anatomical Supply House by Erin Mcleary

  • April 11, 2012

    Safe for Citizenship in the Motor City: Experiments in Seizure Containment at the White Special School, 1935-1956 by Rachel Elder, UPenn

  • October 12, 2011

    Just a paradigm: evidence-based medicine in epistemological context by Miriam Solomon, Temple

  • April 13, 2011

    Children at the Sea: The Seashore as Remedy for Urban Environments by Meggie Crnic, UPenn

  • March 9, 2011

    A Startling New Chemotherapeutic Agent: Pediatrics, Infectious Disease and Baltimore's Sydenham Hospital 1936-1949 by Cynthia Connolly (UPenn) and Janet Golden (Rutgers)

Group Conveners

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    David Barnes

    David Barnes teaches history of medicine and public health at UPenn. His interests include history of medicine and public health, cultural history of bodily knowledge, and bodily practices.

     

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    Paul Theerman

    Paul Theerman is Director of the Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health at the New York Academy of Medicine.

     

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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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    Keith Wailoo

    Keith Andrew Wailoo is Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University. His research and teaching interests include the history and cultural politics of disease; drugs and drug policy; race, science, and health; and health policy and medical affairs in the U.S.

     

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