Congratulations 2024 HSMT Graduates!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
2M ago
HUGE congratulations to our 2024 MA and PhD graduates in the Program in History, Science, Medicine, and Technology at Johns Hopkins University! We celebrated with family, friends, and colleagues yesterday during our first annual departmental graduation reception in the Welch Library West Reading Room. We are honored and thrilled to see what they will accomplish next! Here’s to Kloe Freeman (MA in History of Medicine), Abigail Zuger (MA in History of Medicine), Yize Hu (PhD in History of Science & Technology), Michael Healy (PhD in History of Medicine), Juyoung Lee (PhD in History of Scienc ..read more
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Congrats to Dr. Antoine Johnson, 2024 inductee to the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
5M ago
Sharing the good news that History of Medicine postdoc Dr. Antoine Johnson has been selected as one of only ten scholars inducted into the inaugural postdoctoral class of the Edward A. Bouchet Honor Society. The selection committee commented that Antoine exemplified “the five Bouchet qualities of scholarship, leadership, character, service, and advocacy for those traditionally underrepresented in the academy.”  Those of you who have had the good fortune to work with Antoine during his postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins know how true these words are, and how lucky we have been to hav ..read more
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Postdoctoral Fellowship job alert!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
6M ago
Postdoctoral Fellowship, History of Medicine & the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine Johns Hopkins University: School of Medicine: Department of the History of Medicine 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 de ..read more
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Must read: PhD Candidate Jessica Hester in Nursing Clio!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
9M ago
We are thrilled to both present and celebrate PhD candidate Jessica Hester’s latest publication in Nursing Clio titled “In 19th-Century Philadelphia, Female Medical Students Lobbied Hard for Mutual Aid”. It’s a brilliant article on an under-researched area. Congratulations Jessica on a fantastic article! In 19th-Century Philadelphia, Female Medical Students Lobbied Hard for Mutual Aid By JESSICA LEIGH HESTER • October 11, 2023 ..read more
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Dr. Jeremy Greene published in The Atlantic!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
11M ago
Check out Dr. Jeremy Greene’s article published today in The Atlantic on his new research project. Congrats Jeremy! https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2023/08/hypodermic-needles-disposable-syringes-washed-up-beaches/675167 ..read more
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PhD Candidate Emily Clark: Honorable Mention for William & Mary Quarterly New Voices Award!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
1y ago
Congrats to PhD Candidate Emily Clark, runner-up for the William and Mary Quarterly New Voices award!!! It recognizes a distinguished article by an author in graduate study at the time of final submission. Emily Clark (Johns Hopkins University) received an Honorable Mention for “‘Their Negro Nanny Was With Child By A White Man’: Gossip, Sex, and Slavery in an Eighteenth-Century New England Town” (October 2022 ..read more
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Dr. Mary Fissell quoted on CNN Health on the history of abortion!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
1y ago
On June 23, 2023, our very own Dr. Mary Fissell was featured on CNN Health chatting about the history of abortion! Check it out – https://www.cnn.com/2023/06/23/health/abortion-is-ancient-history-and-that-matters-today-scn/index.html Abortion is ancient history: Long before Roe, women terminated pregnancies “This whole innocent unborn life that is the language of the American right today, that’s only (in recent) decades. Sometimes abortion was something people didn’t like because it pointed to illicit sex. Women have always terminated pregnancies, for as far back in the historical record we ..read more
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Dr. Jeremy Greene speaks at SNF Nostros Conference 2023!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
1y ago
Check out our very own Dr. Jeremy Greene at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) Nostros Conference 2023 in Athens, Greece tomorrow! This 4-day global conference focuses on Mental Health, and features the likes of former President Barack Obama, Glenn Close, and Goldie Hawn (just to name a few…). Jeremy and our former visiting PhD student Ketil Slagstad will present a panel on “The power of diagnostic labels: History, psychiatry, and the pathologization of sexual and gender minorities”. This panel will go live at 9:00AM ET, so be sure to tune in! In the past 150 years ..read more
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PhD Candidate Alex Parry published in ISIS!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
1y ago
Please join us in congratulating PhD Candidate Alex Parry on publication in the latest issue of ISIS of his article, “Delivering Bacteriology to the American Homemaker: Correspondence Education, Kitchen Experiments, and Public Health, 1890–1930.” Congrats Alex! https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/725048 Abstract Over the course of the Progressive Era, revised scientific accounts of the connections between dust, germs, and disease recast debates over public health. The American School of Home Economics and other institutions affiliated with the emerging subfield of household bac ..read more
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Dr. Antoine Johnson, the 2023 Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Award Winner!
History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University
by Maggie Cogswell
1y ago
Congratulations to HoM Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Antoine Johnson, who just won the 2023 Pressman-Burroughs Award from the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM)!  This well-deserved early career award recognizes Antoine’s exceptional promise! Pressman Award Jack D. Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award in 20th Century History of Medicine or Biomedical Sciences This award honors Jack D. Pressman, Ph.D., a distinguished historian of medicine and Associate Professor of the History of the Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco at the ..read more
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