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Jeremy Greene will be giving a talk, "Rethinking the Technological Fix: Telecommunications and Medical Innovation on the Papago Reservation, 1968-1978," at a History and Philosophy of Science (HPS)...
Mary Fissell will provide comments at the workshop, "Histories of Reproductive Risk: Antiquity to the Present," held at Princeton University on March 25-26. This cross-disciplinary workshop brings...
Seth LeJacq has successfully defended his dissertation, "Run Afoul: Sodomy, Masculinity, and the Body in the Georgian Royal Navy." Seth's dissertation deals with the history of the homoerotic, male-...
Recent program grad Alicia Puglionesi has been awarded the postdoctoral fellowship at the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Philadelphia next year. Congratulations, Alicia...
Congratulations to Justin Rivest, Ph.D., who recently defended his dissertation, "Secret Remedies and the Rise of Pharmaceutical Monopolies in France during the First Global Age." Justin's...
Professor Randall Packard examines the spread of the Zika virus in a post, "Why Is Zika 'Exploding' Across the Americas? The Aedes aegyptei Mosquito," for The Public's Health blog on Philly.com.
 
The Bulletin of the History of Medicine has launched a new blog on teaching the history of medicine, Recommended Dose. The editors, "envision this blog as a site where historians of medicine can...
Marion Schmidt will be giving a talk, "From Preventing Defect to Serving a Disadvantaged Minority: Genetic Counseling for Deaf People," at the Berlin Charité Institute of the History of Medicine and...
Seth LeJacq has been awarded the 2015 Northeast Conference on British Study (NECBS) David Underdown Prize for his paper, “Between Decks: Sodomy, Masculinity, and Abuse of Authority in the Nelsonian...
The current issue of the Johns Hopkins Magazine features a chat with PhD candidate Seth LeJacq about his research into sex crimes in Britain's Royal Navy from 1690 to 1840. Read it here. 

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