You can see and hear our department faculty and students on the web


  • Department Chair Randy Packard invites you to join our Online Program in the History of Medicine.
  • In the 1950s, Owsei Temkin (1902-2002), former director of the Institute of the History of Medicine (1958-68) and William H. Welch Professor Emeritus of the History of Medicine, featured in radio broadcasts organized by the New York Academy of Medicine. In 1954 Temkin participated in a celebration commemorating the 100th birthday of Dr. Paul Ehrlich, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1908, for his contributions in chemotherapy. In 1957 he discussed Galenicals and Galenism in the History of Medicine.
  • Randy Packard discusses the history of malaria, 1 | 2
  • Graham Mooney moderates a panel discussion at the Bloomberg School of Public Health on the contentious history of Johns Hopkins University and the East Baltimore community.
  • In November 2014, Prof Randy Packard joined Profs Gregg Mitman and Julie Livingston for a National History Center Congressional Briefing on the ebola outbreak and the African health crisis.
  • NPR’s All Things Considered interviews the Historical Collection’s curator Christine Ruggere and Dr D. A. Henderson, about the Institute’s exhibit on smallpox.
  • Daniel Todes talks on C-Span about Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science, his biography of Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov. This interview is part of Book TV’s College Series.
  • Graham Mooney is interviewed by Efecto Naím (Channel NTN 24) for a report on ebola and the history of infectious diseases.