Jason A. Hannah Chair in History of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
History of Medicine
My research area is the history of medicine, which includes histories of human health and disease, healing and nursing, medical training and scientific discoveries, from Antiquity to the present day. I have a written a book about the beginnings of (North) American psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the pre-war era (Pathologist of the Mind, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), and I am currently writing a book about the importation of the "clinical model" of medicine (today, called "biomedicine") from European to North American teaching hospitals at the end of the 19th century.
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