John Harley Warner, PhD

Avalon Professor in the History of Medicine and Professor of American Studies and of History; Chair, History of Medicine

Research Interests

History; History of Medicine; Public Health

Research Organizations

History of Medicine

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

History of medicine; Medical education; Professionalism; Public health; Clinical medicine; Experimental life science

Extensive Research Description

  • Vital Signs: Image, Identity, and the Aesthetic Grounding of Modern Medicine.

    A study of the transformation of the hospital patient chart, 19th through 21st centuries, tentatively titled Bedside Stories: Clinical Narrative and the Grounding of Modern Medicine.

    A collection of historical essays with the working title Medicine Shows: Performance, Identity, and Professional Formation in America.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

John Harley Warner, PhD
Mailing Address
History of MedicinePO Box 208015
New Haven, CT 06520-8015

Curriculum Vitae