Department Name Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine
Institution Name University of Oxford

Departmental Information

Department Profile The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine is a leading international centre for graduate research in most aspects of the history of medicine, with particular expertise in the area of infectious diseases and medicine in tropical countries.
Faculty Teaching Staff Professor Mark Harrison; Dr Sloan Mahone; Dr Margaret Pelling;
Research Staff Dr Karen Brown; Dr Sabine Clarke; Dr Margaret Jones; Dr Catherine Kelly; Dr John Manton; Dr Saurabh Mishra; Dr Helen Sweet;
Areas of Expertise History of disease and medicine, especially in relation to the history of war and imperialism from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries; history of psychiatry in East Africa with an emphasis on the impact of ideas about the tropics within medicine and the psychological sciences;
Special Resources Specialist library in history of medicine

Course & Degrees

Taught Postgraduate Courses MSc/MPhil in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology;
Research Degrees DPhil;

Contact Details

Contact Name Professor Mark Harrison
Postal Address Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 45-47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE
Phone +44 (0)1865 284629
Fax +44 (0)1865 274605
Email [email protected]