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Journal Publishes Article by Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian

Journal Publishes Article by Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian

In her article “‘Modern Medical Science and the Divine Providence of God’: Rethinking the Place of Religion in Postwar U.S. Medical History,” Rutgers-Camden medical historian Janet Golden discusses how many parents who experienced the death of children during the postwar period relied heavily on religion to help make sense of the tragedies medicine could not […]

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Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Consults on Digital Smallpox Game

Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Consults on Digital Smallpox Game

Janet Golden, a professor of history at Rutgers-Camden who specializes in the history of medicine, is serving as one of the historical consultants to Pox and the City, a digital role-playing game. The game lets players learn about the conquest of smallpox, once known as the “speckled monster.” It was developed with funding from the […]

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Teaching About Race and Health

Teaching About Race and Health

Janet Golden, a professor in the Department of History at Rutgers-Camden and a medical historian, is contributing to Philly.com’s ongoing series on race and health. The series explores the interconnections between the two in the City of Philadelphia. In her article “Teaching About Race and Health,” Golden writes, “Economic disparities and racism are the foundation […]

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Time to Panic? Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Assesses Bird Flu

Time to Panic? Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Assesses Bird Flu

On April 27, China reported its first case of bird flu in the southern province of Hunan, bringing unwelcome news that the virus that had already claimed 23 lives in that nation since it was first detected in March is spreading. This week, the World Health Organization weighed in, calling the virus – officially, H7N9, […]

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Glasker Earns Visionary Leader Award from the Camden County East Chapter of the NAACP

Glasker Earns Visionary Leader Award from the Camden County East Chapter of the NAACP

Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers–Camden, was honored with a Visionary Leader Award from the Camden County East chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the chapter’s Freedom Fund Awards ceremony held on April 20. The award was accompanied by a joint legislative commendation from New […]

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