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Brian Dolan, PhD

Title(s)Professor, Anthro, History, Social Med
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-514-0461
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-7935-8915 Additional info
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    University of Florida, Gainesville, FLBA1992Biology & History of Science
    Cambridge University, Cambridge, EnglandPhD1995History and Philosophy of Science
    Wellcome Trust, London, EnglandPost Doc1996History of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Research areas include historical perspectives on the development of modern clinical practices and medical epistemology; the ethcis and values of medical technologies, such as information management systems and telemedicine.

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    UC Medical Humanities Consortium - Medical Humanities Press
    University of California Office of the President 141374Jan 1, 2015
    Role: PI and General Editor
    Role Description: General Editor of UC Medical Humanities Press

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    1. Brian Dolan.. UCSF Department of Urology: The First 100 Years. 2017.
    2. Brian Dolan.. A History of Neurological Surgery at UCSF, 1912-2015. 2016.
    3. Brian Dolan.. Humanitas: Readings in the Development of the Medical Humanities. 2015.
    4. Brian Dolan.. At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health. Speaking about the Other: On the Relevance of the Humanities to Occupational Health. 2012; 212-216.
    5. Paul Blanc and Brian Dolan.. At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2012.
    6. Joan Baranow, Brian Dolan, David Watts.The Healing Art of Writing. 2011.
    7. Dolan, Brian.History, Medical Humanities and Medical Education. Social History of Medicine. 2010; 23(2):393-405.
    8. Dolan, B, Tillack, A.Pixels, Patterns and Problems of Vision: The Adaptation of Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Mammography in Radiological Practice in the US. History of Science. 2010; 48(2):227-249.
    9. Brian Dolan.. The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade. The Ethical Principles and Obligations to Increasing Access. 2009; 171-176.
    10. Dolan B. The American dentists: ethics, technology and education for the twenty-first century. J Hist Dent. 2009; 57(3):100-8. PMID: 20222216.
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    11. Dolan, B, Goren, N, and Perlis, C.Epistolary Medicine: Letters Between Medical Students and Patients Lead to Reflection. Lancet. 2009; 374(9701):1588-89.
    12. Brian Dolan.. Putting Alternative Medicine to the Test. Nature Medicine. 2008; 11(14):1145.
    13. Brian Dolan.. Clio Electric: Online Resources in Post-1750 History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. Isis. 2007; 2(98):355-361.
    14. Dolan B. Soul searching: a brief history of the mind/body debate in the neurosciences. Neurosurg Focus. 2007; 23(1):E2. PMID: 17961052.
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    15. Dolan B. What have teeth taught us about culture? Practice, patienthood and ethics in the history of dentistry and public health. J Hist Dent. 2007; 55(3):126-33; discussion 171-85. PMID: 18380246.
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    16. Dolan, B.Twenty Years of Social History of Medicine. Social History of Medicine. 2007; 20(3):435-440.
    17. Brian Dolan .. Computer Aided Diagnosis in Mammography: Its Development and Early Challenges. Circuits, Systems, and Computers. 2006.
    18. Brian Dolan.. Plague in San Francisco (1900). Public Health Reports. 2006; 1(121):16-45.
    19. Dolan BP. Blowpipes and Batteries: Humphry Davy, Edward Daniel Clarke, and Experimental Chemistry in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain. Ambix. 1998 Nov 01; 45(3):137-162. PMID: 29185883.
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