History of Medicine

Frank Blibo

Frank Blibo

Research Interests: The history of medicine and diseases especially pathologies of progress such as cancer (especially cancer without oncology) and cardiovascular diseases in West African history; the history of open-heart surgery and other cardiac procedures in East, West, and South Africa; and the ethical and cultural issues raised by progress made in science and medicine in African history.

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Kiran Kumbhar

Kiran Kumbhar

Research Interests: The history and evolution of the medical profession in India after it became an independent nation (1947), with a special focus on social, cultural and political aspects of the patient-doctor relationship; Medical education reform; History of public health; Portrayals of health professionals and health centers in Indian cinema. Read more about Kiran Kumbhar