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Susan E. Lederer

Title: Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, Chair.

Interests: Medicine and society in twentieth-century America; race, medicine, and
 public health; medicine and popular culture; research ethics; and history
 of medical ethics.

Email:selederer@wisc.edu
Phone:(608) 262-4195
Fax:(608) 265-0486

Office:Room 1420, Medical Sciences Center

Affiliations: History of Science

Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, History of Science, 1987

M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, History of Science, 1979

B.A., Johns Hopkins University, History of Science, 1977

Books

"Flesh and Blood: Organ Transplantation and Blood Transfusion in 20th Century America" book cover image Susan E. Lederer, Flesh and Blood: Organ Transplantation and Blood Transfusion in 20th Century America (Oxford University Press, 2008).

"Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War" book cover image Susan E. Lederer, Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995).

Articles

Susan E. Lederer, "Dark Victory: Cancer and Popular Hollywood Film," Bulletin of the History of Medicine 81 (2007), 94-115.

Susan E. Lederer, "Banking on the Body: Historical Perspectives on the Sale of Flesh and Blood," ISPS Journal 5 (2005), 67-76.

Susan E. Lederer, "Experimentation on Human Beings," Organization of American Historians Magazine of History 19:5 (2005), 20-22.

Susan E. Lederer, "Children as Guinea Pigs: Historical Perspectives," Accountability in Research 10 (2003), 1-16.

Courses taught

MHB 668: Seminar: Fat and Thin: Making American Bodies

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