Matthew J Gambino M.D., Ph.D.
At present I am investigating the potential uses of history in citizenship-informed public mental health care. I am also working on a historical project on malarial fever therapy for neurosyphilis that addresses the complex role of race in vulnerability to medical exploitation.
- Matthew Gambino, “These Strangers within our Gates”: Race, Psychiatry and Mental Illness among Black Americans at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., 1900-1940,” History of Psychiatry 2008; 19: 387-408.
- Matthew Gambino, “Erving Goffman’s Asylums and Institutional Culture in the Mid-twentieth-century United States,” Harvard Review of Psychiatry 2013; 21: 52-57.