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