Segregated Medicine: How Racial Politics Shaped American Healthcare

Zoom Webinar
Co-sponsored by: 
Africana Studies (PRSS)
February 1, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania, Africana Studies (PRSS)
Speaker Biographies: 

Dr. Ezelle Sanford III is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Program on Race, Science, and Society (PRSS) at the University of Pennsylvania. There he manages the Penn Medicine and the Afterlives of Slavery project (PMAS) while also working on a book project, Segregated Medicine: How Racial Politics Shaped American Health Care. Dr. Sanford obtained his Ph.D. in History and History of Science from Princeton University and is an alumnus of Washington University in St. Louis. He specializes in the history of modern medicine and public health, African American history from emancipation to the present, and twentieth-century United States history.  His writing has appeared in academic and popular publications including National Geographic, Black Perspectives, and Technology and Culture.  He has received several awards including the Ford Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship, the Charlotte E. Procter Honorific Fellowship from Princeton University, and the John B. Ervin Scholarship from Washington University in St. Louis.