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Howard Markel, PhD, MD Biography

George E. Wantz Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • George E. Wantz Professor of the History of Medicine, University of Michigan
  • Scholar in Residence, Center for Scholars and Writers, The New York Public Library, 1999-2000
  • Centennial Historian of the City of New York (Presented by the Mayor of New York City and the New York City Commissioner of Cultural Affairs), 1999
  • George Rosen Memorial Lectureship, Beaumont Medical History Club, Yale University, 1998
  • Elected Member, Society for Pediatric Research, 1997
  • Recipient, Burroughs-Wellcome Foundation 40th Anniversary History of Medicine Award, 1997
  • Recipient, Child Magazine’s Book of the Year (The Practical Pediatrician), 1996
  • Attending Physician, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1989-1993
  • Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan
  • Professor of History, University of Michigan
  • Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan
  • Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
  • Director, Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan
  • Attending Physician, C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital, The University of Michigan Hospitals and Clinics
  • Attending Pediatrician, Chelsea Arbor Addiction Treatment Center, Chelsea Community Hospital and The University of Michigan Health System
  • PhD, History of Science, Medicine and Technology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1994
  • MD, cum laude, University of Michigan, 1986
  • AB, summa cum laude, English Literature, University of Michigan, 1982
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