Founded in 1929, we are the oldest academic department of the History of Medicine in the English-speaking world. We are dedicated to scholarship on the histories of medicine, disease, the health sciences, and their relationships to society.

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Graduate student Seth LeJacq is offering an undergraduate class next fall on the history of forensic medicine. Click here to find out more.

Events

Apr
24
"State Secrets for the Public Sphere: The Practice of Geography and the Circulation of Political Information in Enlightenment Europe"
Barbara Naddeo...
May
01
"Heredity and the Study of Human Populations after 1945"
Soraya De Chadarevan (University of California, Los Angeles)
3.00-4.30pm
Department of the ...