Brian Dolan, PhD

Title(s)Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address490 Illinois Street, #71D
San Francisco CA 94158
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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
    Description: General Editor of UC Medical Humanities Press

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    1. The Senator and the Sting Operation: Politics, the Media, and Frank Moss's Exposé of "Medicaid Mills". J Hist Med Allied Sci. 2024 Apr 02; 79(2):163-181. Dolan B, Beitler S, Johnson A. PMID: 37452663.
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    2. Legislating Medicare Fraud: The Politics of Self-Regulation and the Creation of Professional Standards Review Organizations. Journal of Policy History. 2022; 4(34):475-504. Brian Dolan Steven Beitler. . View Publication.
    3. How History of Medicine Helps Us Understand COVID-19 Challenges. Public Health Rep. 2020 Nov/Dec; 135(6):717-720. Dolan B, Rutherford G. PMID: 33019867; PMCID: PMC7649985.
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    4. It wasn't supposed to be a coronavirus: The quest for an influenza A(H5N1)‐derived vaccine and the limits of pandemic preparedness. Centaurus. 2020; 2(62):331-343. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    5. Unmasking History: Who Was Behind the Anti-Mask League Protests During the 1918 Influenza Epidemic in San Francisco?. Perspectives in Medical Humanities. 2020; 19(5):1-28. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    6. UCSF Department of Urology: The First 100 Years. 2017. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    7. A History of Neurological Surgery at UCSF, 1912-2015. 2016. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    8. Humanitas: Readings in the Development of the Medical Humanities. 2015. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    9. 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. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    10. At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2012. Paul Blanc and Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    11. The Healing Art of Writing. 2011. Joan Baranow, Brian Dolan, David Watts. View Publication.
    12. 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. Dolan, B, Tillack, A. View Publication.
    13. History, Medical Humanities and Medical Education. Social History of Medicine. 2010; 23(2):393-405. Dolan, Brian. View Publication.
    14. The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade. The Ethical Principles and Obligations to Increasing Access. 2009; 171-176. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    15. Epistolary Medicine: Letters Between Medical Students and Patients Lead to Reflection. Lancet. 2009; 374(9701):1588-89. Dolan, B, Goren, N, and Perlis, C. View Publication.
    16. The American dentists: ethics, technology and education for the twenty-first century. J Hist Dent. 2009; 57(3):100-8. Dolan B. PMID: 20222216.
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    17. Putting Alternative Medicine to the Test. Nature Medicine. 2008; 11(14):1145. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    18. Clio Electric: Online Resources in Post‐1750 History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. Isis. 2007; 2(98):355-361. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    19. Twenty Years of Social History of Medicine. Social History of Medicine. 2007; 20(3):435-440. Dolan, B. View Publication.
    20. Soul searching: a brief history of the mind/body debate in the neurosciences. Neurosurg Focus. 2007; 23(1):E2. Dolan B. PMID: 17961052.
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    21. 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. Dolan B. PMID: 18380246.
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    22. Computer Aided Diagnosis in Mammography: Its Development and Early Challenges. Circuits, Systems, and Computers. 2006. Brian Dolan . . View Publication.
    23. Plague in San Francisco (1900). Public Health Reports. 2006; 1(121):16-45. Brian Dolan. . View Publication.
    24. Blowpipes and Batteries: Humphry Davy, Edward Daniel Clarke, and Experimental Chemistry in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain. Ambix. 1998 Nov 01; 45(3):137-162. Dolan BP. PMID: 29185883.
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