Duffin, Jacalyn -

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Cross-appointments in Departments of Medicine, Philosophy, and History, and Faculty of Education
University Affiliation: 
Queen's University
(613) 533.6000
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Area of Research
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Time Period: 
19th and 20th Century
Specific Area of Research: 
Technology (stethoscope), disease concepts (medical epistemology), history of medical education and tuition fees, current topic Medical Saints and miracles
PHD Program: 
History and Philosophy of Science
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Major Publications: 
Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World (Oxford) will appear in 2013 Medical Miracles: Doctors,Saints and Healing in the Modern World, Oxford University Press, 2009 as editor with Arthur Sweetman, SARS in Context: Memory, History, Policy forthcoming with McGill Queen's University Press and the Queen's School of Policy Studies, 2006 as editor and contributor, Clio in the Clinic; History in Medical Practice, Oxford University Press and the University of Toronto Press, 2005 Lovers and Livers: Disease Concepts in History, the Goodman Lectures, 2002, University of Toronto Press, 2005 History of Medicine: a Scandalously Short Introduction, University of Toronto Press, 1999; reprinted University of Toronto Press and Macmillan, 2000, 2001. To See with a Better Eye: A Life of R.T.H. Laennec, Princeton University Press, 1998. Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life, University of Toronto Press, 1993; London: Macmillan; reprinted 1999.
Membership in Academic Societies: 
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, the American Association for the History of Medicine, the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, and the History of Science Society
Courses Taught: 
History for Medicine Students; Phil 201 Philosophy and Medicine; History of the Nobel Prize: Who won it; who didn't; and why; Historiography of Medicine; Current Issues in Medical Epistemology