Randall Packard in the Bulletin and Anthropology S. Africa

Dept. Chair Randall Packard has two journal articles coming out this summer. “Indexing Immunity to Malaria in South Africa in the 1920s and 1930s” appears in Anthropology Southern Africa 39, no. 2 , and his AAHM Garrison lecture, “'Break-Bone Fever in Philadelphia, 1780: Reflections on the History of Disease,” will appear in the summer issue of the Bulletin of the History of Medicine.


Jeremy Greene at EHESS May 25

Jeremy Greene will give a talk on May 25,"Between Molecule and Medicine: Pharmaceutical Copies and the Limits of Reductionism," at the L'École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris as part of the conference, "Savoirs, pratiques, politiques: Les sciences sociales et le transformations contemporaines des mondes de la santé."

Alum Olivia Weisser a Finalist for Berkshire Book Prize

Olivia Weisser's book, Ill Composed: Sickness, Gender, and Belief in Early Modern England (Yale University Press, 2015), was among the three finalists for the Berkshire Conference of Women’s Historians Book Prize. The 2016 award was for a first book published in 2015 dealing substantially with the history of women, gender, and/or sexuality by a woman normally resident in North America.

Nathaniel Comfort & Graham Mooney to Work on NIH Center of Excellence Project

Nathaniel Comfort and Graham Mooney will work on an interdisciplinary NIH Center of Excellence reseach project with the Berman Institute of Bioethics to examine the ethical implications of using genomic information to help manage the prevention, control, and treatment of infectious diseases. The research team will develop and conduct three pilot projects that study how genomic information affects infectious disease research, public health policy, and clinical practice.


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