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.
The Spring 2015 issue of the Johns Hopkins Public Health magazine highlights the exhibition.
Our smallpox exhibit, which you can visit on the 2nd Floor of the Welch Library, was featured on NPR's All Things Considered recently.
Professor Dan Todes's magisterial biography of Ivan Pavlov is now available to preorder from Oxford University Press!