Christine Slobogin, PHD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Christine Slobogin is an art historian of medicine, currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Medicine and the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. She received her PhD from Birkbeck, University of London in 2021. Since then, her research has been funded by the Wellcome Trust, Yale University’s Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, Durham University’s Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, and the John Rylands Research Institute at the University of Manchester. Her current book project focuses on the visual culture of reconstructive plastic surgery in Second World War Britain, and she is also interested in and working on projects relating to humor, anonymity, and ethics. Her research has been published in Medical Humanities and Visual Culture in Britain, and she has a chapter forthcoming in British Humour and the Second World War: “Keep Smiling Through” (Bloomsbury, 2023). She is a co-host of two podcasts: one for the CMHSM, “For the Medical Record,” and “Drawing Blood,” a podcast about art, science, medicine, and the macabre.

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