Dorothy Porter, PhD

InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentAnthro, History, Social Med
Address3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights
San Francisco CA 94118
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    Dorothy Dolan's (nee Porter) research interests are in the history of public health, social medicine and the formation of the nation state since the eighteenth century. She has also published on the history of the experience of health and illness by patients and healers in the context of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. She is currently researching the ways patients manage Parkinson’s disease through creative expression, and recently published her collection of essays Health Citizenship, which examined how a new heuristic for understanding chronic diseases emerged with radical health activism that interrogated the complex interaction of biology with the political, economic, social, and cultural relations of the twenty and twenty-first centuries.

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    1. Porter D. Reconfiguring the Parkinson's Personality in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries. Can Bull Med Hist. 2016 Fall; 33(2):465-492. PMID: 28155420.
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    2. Dorothy Porter.History of Science. "Darwinian Archeology of Disease: Genomic Variants and the Eugenic Debate". 2012; (1):432-452.
    3. Dorothy Porter.Health Citizenship: Essays on Social Medicine and Bio-medical Politics. 2012.
    4. Galen Joseph and Dorothy Porter (eds).Western Humanities Review. Health Rights at the Crossroads: Women, New Sciece and Institutional Violence. 2012.
    5. Porter D. Doctors, the state, and the ethics of political medical practice. Virtual Mentor. 2007 Dec 01; 9(12):832-7. PMID: 23228647.
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    6. Dorothy Porter.Health, Civilisation and the State: a History of Public Health from Ancient to Modern Times. 2005.
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