Course & Degrees

Department Name Centre for Medical History
Institution Name University of Exeter

Departmental Information

Department Profile The Centre links colleagues in the disciplines of History, English, Sociology, Psychology, Classics, Complementary Health, Centre for Genomics in Society (EGENIS) and the Peninsula Medical School, who are dedicated to advancing methods and areas of research within the history of medicine. Recently, the Centre has begun to formalise working relationships with the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe (CISSGE); Professor Lisa Downing (Director of CISSGE) delivered a keynote address at the Centre for Medical History conference “Sexual histories: bodies and desires uncovered” (July 2007).
Faculty Teaching Staff Joseph Melling; Mark Jackson; Kate Fisher; Richard Noakes; Sarah Toulalan;
Research Staff Isabelle Charmantier; Pamela Dale; Catherine Mills; Ed Ramsden;
Areas of Expertise The history of health and illness at work and in society more generally; The history of sexuality;
Undergraduate Units Modules in the History of Medicine offered as options in History degrees.Taught
Postgraduate Courses MA in Medical History;

Contact Details

Contact Name Professor Mark Jackson
Postal Address The Centre for Medical History, School of Humanities and Social Science, Amory Bulding, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ
Phone +44 (0)1392 263289 (Generel Enquiries)
Fax +44 (0)1392 263305
Email [email protected]; General Enquiries: [email protected]