United States

Scott Podolsky is a Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.  He has a longstanding interest in the history of antimicrobials, attempts to evaluate their efficacy and regulate them, the boundaries between public health and private practice in their application, and attempts by reformers to promote their “rational” application.

His work on the topic includes:

Further information on Scott is available on his institutional profile.