– Scott Podolsky –
Professor of Global Health and Social MedicineDepartment of Global Health and Social Medicine Harvard University
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:
- Pneumonia before Antibiotics: Therapeutic Evolution and Evaluation in Twentieth-Century America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)
- The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
Further information on Scott is available on his institutional profile.Share
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