How is the history of medicine and health care in the USA marked by racial injustice and myriad forms of violence? How do past public health interventions help us understand present efforts to control COVID-19? What is the history of present practices such as quarantine, disinfection, and contact tracing? How have race and class politics informed public health systems and policies, past and present?
Dr. Graham Mooney is interested in the history of public health in modern Europe and North America. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Medicine, School of Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University.
Moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Kolsky, Director, Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, Villanova University