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Call for Manuscripts

The University of Rochester Press is seeking manuscripts for its series Rochester Studies in Medical History (RSMH). The Editor of the Series is Theodore M. Brown, Ph.D., Professor of History, Community and Preventive Medicine, and Medical Humanities at the University of Rochester. He is assisted by a panel of distinguished scholars from a variety of institutions. The editorial board is seeking a mix of titles and formats, ranging from monographs by a single author to edited volumes representing many authors and points of view.

The series has three major foci: the history of public health and health policy; the history of clinical and investigative medicine; and the history of the social and cultural significance of medicine and disease. Special interests include the history of measures aimed at controlling disease in populations, biomedical and epidemiological research and their applications in practice, and the cultural implications of medicine and its institutions.

To submit an appropriate project for consideration, please send a formal proposal or prospectus to the Series Editor. The proposal should include: 1) a brief but detailed synopsis of the work, outlining its intended contribution to the existing literature; 2) an abstract of 300 words or less, summarizing the work’s content; 3) a complete Table of Contents and one or two sample chapters; 4) an updated CV

Series Editor

Theodore M. Brown, Ph.D.
Department of History
University of Rochester
theodore_brown@urmc.rochester.edu

Editorial Board

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Sc.D. (Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto), Elizabeth Fee, Ph.D. (Bethesda, MD), Christopher Hamlin, Ph.D. (Department of History, University of Notre Dame), Judith W. Leavitt, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin), Susan Lederer Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin), David Rosner, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Michael Sappol, Ph.D. (Bethesda, MD), George Weisz, Ph.D. (McGill University)