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Marty Pernick


1029 Tisch Hall

Office Location(s): 1727 Haven Hall
Phone: 734.647.4876
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  • Fields of Study
    • History of disease, disability, health, and the body
    • Professionalism and professional cultures
    • History of ethics and value issues in medicine
    • Film and the mediation of professional and popular cultures
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    “Disease and the Racial Division of Labor in America: The 2011 Garrison Lecture of the American Association for the History of Medicine,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine (forthcoming 2012).

    The Black Stork: Eugenics and the Death of "Defective" Babies in American Medicine and Motion Pictures since 1915, Oxford University Press, 1996.

    A Calculus of Suffering: Pain, Professionalism, and Anesthesia in Nineteenth-Century America, Columbia University Press, 1985.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. Columbia University, 1979