Howard Markel M.D., Ph.D.

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Howard Markel

George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine; Director, Center for the History of Medicine

Center for the History of Medicine, 102 Observatory, 5725

Office Location(s): 100 Simpson
Phone: 734.647.6914
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  • Fields of Study
    • Pediatrics and communicable diseases, health mangement and policy
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine (New York: Pantheon Books/Alfred A. Knopf; Toronto: Random House of Canada, Ltd., 2011)

    When Germs Travel: Six Major Epidemics That Invaded America Since 1900 and the Fears They Have Unleashed (New York, Pantheon Books/Alfred A. Knopf Books; Toronto: Random House of Canada, Ltd., 2004; paperback edition by Vintage Books/Random House, New York, 2005)

    Quarantine! East European Jewish Immigrants and the New York City Epidemics of 1892 (Baltimore and London, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997)

  • Education
    • M.D., Medicine, University of Michigan, 1986
    • Ph.D., History of Science, Medicine and Technology, Johns Hopkins University, 1994