History of Global Health and Disease
The Johns Hopkins Institute of the History of Medicine
Harry M. Marks, Ph.D. teaches about the history of disease control programs and of epidemiology; his research concerns the role of politics and economics in the mortality transition of the twentieth-century United States.
Graham Mooney, Ph.D. is a specialist on the history of disease and disease control in late-Victorian and early twentieth-century Britain; a geographer and demographer by training, Mooney is interested in the evolution of local urban and national disease surveillance, and in the social and spatial distribution of public health protections.
Randall M. Packard, Ph.D. studies the history of infectious disease control in colonial and post-colonial settings. He is interested in the links between labor, labor migration and exposure to infectious disease (tuberculosis); and in the effects of international development and regional political economies on disease control after World War I.
Sara Berry, Department of History, KSAS
Veena Das, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Department of Anthropology, KSAS
Clara Han, Department of Anthropology, KSAS
Joanne Katz, Department of International Health, SPH
Lori Leonard, Department of Health, Behavior & Society, SPH
Karen Thomas, Ph.D. Twentieth-century U.S. history of race, medicine, and public health; southern, rural, and African-American health; federal-state relations in health policy; medical education; the medical civil rights movement; oral history of medicine.