Naomi Rogers PhD

Professor in the History of Medicine and Associate Professor of History

Departments & Organizations

History of Medicine

Research Interests

20th-century American medicine; Diseases; Public health; Gender and medicine; Nursing; Alternative medicine; Health policy; Medical education more...


  • B.A., Melbourne University, 1979
  • B.A., Melbourne University, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1986

Selected Publications

  • Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine, Oxford University Press, 2013
  • Save Her for the Dean: Feminists Fight the Culture of Exclusion in American Medical Education, 1970-1990, in Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine eds Elizabeth Fee, Ellen More and Manon Perry (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009), 205-241.
  • Polio Chronicles: Warm Springs and Disability Politics in the 1930s. Asclepio (2009) 61: 143-174.



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