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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...
Congratulations to Sam Scharff, who presented his second year paper, "Looking Through the Mask of Sanity: Psychopathy and Forensic Cultures in the United States, 1941-1976," to the department and is...
On December 8, Jeremy Greene will present the keynote address at the US Food and Drug Administration's 2016 Generic Science Day, "The Substance of the Brand: Form, Function, and Generic Equivalence...
Check out the new intro video for the online course, "Medicine in Classical Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages," which starts in late January. For additional information about the online program,...
Marta Hanson will discuss her book project, "'Understanding is Within One's Grasp' (liaoran zaiwo 燎然在握): Bodily Arts of Memory, Prognostication, and Being," at Northwestern Health Sciences University...

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