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Manhattan’s Masters of Health: Racial Science in New York City’s Medical Schools, 1767–1861

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Christopher Willoughby, Ph.D., assistant professor, African American and African diaspora studies program, department of interdisciplinary, gender, and ethnic studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Christopher Willoughby is a historian of medicine and slavery in the United States. He wrote Masters of Health: Racial Science and Slavery in U.S. Medical Schools, published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2022. Alongside Sean Morey Smith, he edited the volume Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery in 2021. Willoughby teaches African American and African Diaspora Studies in the Interdiscplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Weill Cornell Medicine Heberden Society
Nicole Milano
(212) 746-6072
Nicole Milano
(212) 746-6072
This is a hybrid lecture. Onsite attendance is available in A-126 (1300 York Avenue.) Virtual attendance is available at

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