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The people listed here work centrally in history of medicine and allied sciences. Many other colleagues have relevant interests; see the full list of Teaching Officers, Research Fellows and Teaching Associates, and Affiliates.

Teaching Officers

Research Fellows and Teaching Associates

College Teaching Officers

College Fellows

  • Mr Peter Jones (King's College): Medieval medicine
  • Dr Valentina Pugliano (Christ's College): Medieval and early modern science; medicine and pharmacy of the Mediterranean and Levant
  • Dr Andreas Sommer (Churchill College): History of the human sciences and medicine; historiographies of science and the occult


Other people at the University of Cambridge

Active Alumni

  • Dr Ayesha Nathoo: History of 20th-century medicine, science and medical communication

Affiliated Scholars

  • Professor Peter Bowler: History of scientific ideas about biology, race and evolution
  • Dr Robert Bud: History of technology, museology, chemistry and biosciences
  • Dr Margaret Carlyle: Science, medicine and technology in the long 18th century
  • Professor Soraya de Chadarevian: History of biology and biomedicine
  • Dr Silvia De Renzi: Early-modern medicine
  • Professor Sonia Horn: History of medical education, 18th and 19th centuries
  • Professor Gerald Kutcher: History of medicine, science, public health and bioethics
  • Professor Jim Moore: Social history of 'science and religion' since 1800
  • Dr Sadiah Qureshi: Endangered peoples and human display in the 19th century
  • Dr Jennifer Rampling: Late medieval and early modern alchemy, medicine and natural philosophy
  • Dr Christine Salazar: History of military medicine
  • Dr Anne Secord: 19th-century popular science
  • Dr Paul White: Life sciences in Victorian Britain

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