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Prof. Mary Fissell will be speaking on Friday, May 26,  as part of The Folger Institute's Spring symposium, The Embodied Senses. This symposium considers ways to reconstruct how early modern people...
"What happens to an essential medicine after the epidemic it treats has passed?" Prof. Jeremy Greene and Dora Vargha (University of Exeter) examine that question in a just-published article in The...
Jeremy Greene will participate in the event, "Rising Drug Costs: Where Do We Go from Here?," at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on April 4. Jeremy will join other experts from the Johns...
Alum Alicia Puglionesi ('15) talks about hospital food on episode 12 of the Undark Magazine podcast (and interviews Prof. Mary Fissell, too). Alicia's segment starts at the 25:13 mark: https://...
History of Medicine - Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, seeks applicants for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. The fellow will have...
Prof. Mary Fissell was interviewed for a Dec. 16th NPR health article, "The Seahorse in Your Brain: Where Body Parts Got Their Names." "I'm fascinated by the struggle of translating sensory...
The Fall issue of Hopkins Medicine includes a review of Dept. Chair Randall Packard's A History of Global Health, "Rx for an Ailing World." The review notes that "By placing global health initiatives...



Check out the new intro video for our online course, "Healing Spaces: Historical Geographies of Medical Practice" (ME.150.728), which starts in late January.
For more information about the program...
Prof. Nathaniel Comfort discusses "The Overhyping of Precision Medicine" in The Atlantic.

On December 13, Prof. Jeremy Greene will be presenting at the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine for the Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies. 
The...

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