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Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 60.4 (2005) 530-531

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Wendy D. Churchill is Hannah Postdoctoral Fellow (awarded by Associated Medical Services) at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London, where she is researching early modern British medical ethics. Her 2005 doctoral dissertation at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) was titled "Female Complaints: The Medical Diagnosis and Treatment of British Women, 1590–1740." She is the author of "The Medical Practice of the Sexed Body: Women, Men, and Disease in Britain, circa 1600–1740" (Social History of Medicine, April 2005) and coauthor of an article on the mid-seventeenth-century notebook of Oxford apothecary Jeremiah Webbe (Vesalius, December 2001). Correspondence should be sent to her at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London, 210 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, U.K.; or e-mail:
John C. Burnham is Research Professor of History, Professor of Psychiatry (by courtesy), and Scholar in Residence at the Medical Heritage Center, Ohio State University. His most recent book is What Is Medical History? (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2005), and he is currently working on a history of the accident proneness syndrome. Correspondence should be sent to him at the Department of History, Ohio State University, 230 W. 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210; or e-mail:
Sean Burrell is a newly qualified physician currently working at the William Harvey Hospital in Kent. His interest in medical history and in the social response to disease in Victorian England originated from projects undertaken as an undergraduate. He has recently lead-authored a chapter examining the social unrest throughout Britain due to cholera in 1832. More recent work includes the mapping of cholera cases in nineteenth-century England prior to the work of John Snow and research into medical aspects of the battle of Stalingrad. The latter research led to an interview for the television documentary series "Battlefield Detectives," to be shown on the US History Channel. Correspondence should be sent to him at the William Harvey Hospital, Kennington Road, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent TN24 OLZ; or e-mail: [End Page 530]
Geoffrey Gill is Reader at the School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool, as well as Consultant Physician at the University Hospital Aintree. He also has degrees in Victorian history that led to his interest in public disorder and health in nineteenth-century England. His recent papers have focused on the social and political response to the 1832 and 1849 cholera epidemics in England, as well as typhoid in the late nineteenth century and the persistence of miasma theory. His other main research interest concerns an analysis of disease and medical care on the Thai/Burma Railway 1942–45. Correspondence should be sent to him at Department of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA; or e-mail:



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