Judith W. Leavitt
Title: Rupple Bascom and Ruth Bleier Professor Emerita
Interests: History of medicine and public health in America; women and medicine.
Office:Room 1410, Medical Sciences Center
Affiliations: History of Science, and Gender and Women's Studies
Judith W. Leavitt's C.V.
Ph.D., University of Chicago, History, 1975
M.A., University of Chicago, History, 1966
B.A., Antioch College, Social Science, 1963
Events in Honor of Judith Leavitt, Friday October 1, 2010 at 6:00pm (details and program).
Contributed to "The Most Dangerous Woman in America" (details from PBS Nova website).
Judith Walzer Leavitt, Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room (University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
Judith Walzer Leavitt, Women and Health in America (2nd Edition) (University of Wisconsin Press, 1999).
Judith Walzer Leavitt and Ronald L. Numbers (eds.), Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health (third Edition, Revised) (University of Wisconsin Press, 1997).
Judith Walzer Leavitt, Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health (Beacon Press, 1997).
Judith Walzer Leavitt, The Healthiest City: Milwaukee and the Politics of Health Reform(Wisconsin Edition) (University of Wisconsin Press, 1996).
Judith Walzer Leavitt, Brought to Bed: Childbearing in America, 1750-1950 (Oxford University Press, 1986).
MHB 504: Society and Health Care in America
MHB 509: Development of Public Health in America (Syllabus)
MHB 720: Historical Perspectives in Medicine
MHB 531: Women and Health in American History
MHB 725: Topics in American Medicine
MHB 919: Graduate Studies in Medical History
MHB 920: Research Seminar in Medical History and Public Health
Women's Studies 430: Biology and Psychology of Women
Women's Studies 431: Childbirth in the United States (Syllabus)