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Take a look at this! Our very own Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien in the Washington Post writing about history of Caesarean surgery. An amazing read, congratulations Elizabeth!



Mary E. Fissell, PhD

Congrats to Dr. Mary Fissell, who had a paper published in The Lancet on March 12th on the role of historical perspective in shaping the future of midwifery.

Check it out: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00231-8/fulltext

The Lancet article Mary Fissell

February 1, 2022

Calling all postdocs!

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Postdoctoral Fellowship, History of Medicine & the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

The Department of the History of Medicine and the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine (CMHSM), Johns Hopkins University, seeks applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in history of medicine and medical humanities.  The fellow will have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the department’s online program in the history of medicine (OPHOM) which offers Certificate and MA degrees to part-time learners. The CMHSM is an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit that bridges the humanities, social sciences, and health sciences across the campuses of Johns Hopkins University to foster innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship and to train undergraduates, graduate students, and health professionals with skills to apply critical social analysis to the understanding of health and disease.

Learn more: https://apply.interfolio.com/102154

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