SSHM Essay Competition Winners

 

2002 Jeremy Green (doctoral candidate MD/PhD Program, History of Science Dep., Harvard University), ‘Therapeutic Infidelities: Noncompliance Enters the Medical Literature, 1955-1975’. (Student Essay Competition).
To be published.


2001 Angela Montford (postgraduate research student, Dep. of Medieval History, University of St Andrews), ‘Dangers and Disorders: The Decline of the Dominican Frater Medicus’. (Student Essay Competition).
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 16, No. 2, August 2020, pp. 169-191.


2000 Christian Bonah, ‘"Experimental Rage", the Development of Medical Ethics and the Genesis of Scientific Facts. Ludwig Fleck: An Answer to the Crisis of Modern Medicine in Interwar Germany?’ (Millennium Essay Competition).
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 15, No. 2, August 2002, pp. 187-207.

2000 Lisa W. Smith, ‘Reassessing the role of the family: Women's Medical Care in Eighteenth-century England’. (Student Millennium Essay Competition).
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 16, No. 3, December 2020, pp. 327-342


1999 Susan Broomhall, ‘"Women's Little Secrets": Defining the Boundaries of Reproductive Knowledge in the Sixteenth Century’.
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 15, No. 1, April 2002, pp. 1-15.


1998 Patricia R. Stokes
, ‘Pathology, Danger, and Power: Women's and Physicians' Views of Pregnancy and Childbirth in Weimer Germany’.
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 13, No.3, December 2000, pp.358-380.


1997 Lauren Kassell
, ‘How to Read Simon Forman's Casebooks: Medicine, Astrology, and Gender in Elizabethan London’.
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 12, No.1, April 1999, pp.3-18.


1996 Luke Davidson, ‘"Identities Ascertained": British Ophthalmology in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century’.
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 3, December 1996, pp.313-333.


1993 Bernadine Courtwright Barr, ‘Entertaining and Instructing the Public: Dr John Zahorsky's 1904 Incubator Institute’.
Published in Social History of Medicine, Vol. 8, No.1, April 1995, pp.17-36.


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