American Association for the History of Medicine
Founded in 1925, the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.
On September 12, 2016 AAHM Past President Margaret Humphreys (Josiah Trent Professor in the History of Medicine, Duke University) participated in congressional briefings on “Zika: Historic Parallels and Policy Responses,” sponsored by the National History Center of the American Historical Association. AAHM Council member Alan Kraut of American University introduced the session, and John McNeill of Georgetown […]
The graduate students of Yale University’s Program in History of Science and Medicine are hosting a conference entitled “Critical Histories and Activist Futures: Science, Medicine, and Racial Violence” on February 24th and 25th at Yale University. This conference will focus on issues of science and racial violence as objects of historical study, as well as consider lingering […]
Professor Tilli Tansey (QMUL) and Dr Apostolos Zarros (QMUL) are organising a Research Topic / eBook in collaboration with ‘Frontiers in Pharmacology’ (IF = 4.418): ‘Pharmaceutical innovation after World War II: from rational drug discovery to biopharmaceuticals’. The twentieth century has witnessed an unprecedented advancement of biomedical sciences, especially in drug discovery and design. After […]
The Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences is offering research fellowships for two projects starting in the 2017-18 academic year. The fellowships are for PhD and post-doctoral students as well as visiting research students and scholars: The first project examines the intellectual history of modern structural and informational biology and the […]