Research Departments & Organizations
History of medicine; Medical education; Professionalism; Public health; Clinical medicine; Experimental life science
Extensive Research Description
- Current research:
- A book with the working title The Quest for Authenticity in 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 book-length study tentatively titled The Death of James Jackson, Jr. and the Birth of the American Clinic.
"Translating the Body: The History of Medical Education in Southeast Asia,"
co-edited with Hans Pols and Michele Thompson (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press), Spring 2017. 2017
"Health, Healing, and Medical Education in Southeast Asia,"
in Hans Pols, Michele Thompson, and John Harley Warner, eds., "Translating the Body: The History of Medical Education in Southeast Asia" (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press), with Hans Pols and Michele Thompson, forthcoming in spring 2017. 2017
"Making the Case for History in Medical Education,"
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 70 (2015): 623-652. (With David Jones, Jeremy Greene, and Jacalyn Duffin). 2015
"The Art of Medicine in an Age of Science: Reductionism, Holism, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship in the United States,1890-1960,"
in Nanami Suzuki, ed., Healing Alternatives: Care and Education as a Cultural Lifestyle (Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2014), Senri Ethnological Reports, No. 120: 55-91. 2014
"The Aesthetic Grounding of Modern Medicine,"
(The Fielding Garrison Lecture) Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 88 (2014): 1-47. 2014
"Boundary Crossings in the History of Health Care,"
Nursing History Review 22 (2014): 1-5. 2014
"Remapping the History of Medicine,"
Health and History 15 (2013): 1-4. With Naomi Rogers. 2013
"The Doctor in Early Cold War America,"
The Lancet 381 (2013): 1452-1453. 2013
The humanising power of medical history: responses to biomedicine in the 20th century United States.
Warner JH. The humanising power of medical history: responses to biomedicine in the 20th century United States. Medical Humanities 2011, 37:91-6. 2011
"Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine 1880-1930,"
2009; with James M. Edmonson. 2009
"Locating Medical History: The Stories and Their Meanings,"
Baltimore and London, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, March 2004, co-edited with Frank Huisman, paperback edition, 2006. 2004
"Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health,"
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001; co-editor with Janet A. Tighe. 2001
"Against the Spirit of System: The French Impulse in Nineteenth-Century American Medicine,"
Princeton University Press, 1998. New paperback edition (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Fall 2003) 2003
"The Therapeutic Perspective: Medical Practice, Knowledge, and Identity in America, 1820-1885,"
Harvard University Press, 1986; with new preface, Princeton University Press, 1997. 2004