Every year over 1,000 doctoral dissertations from universities worldwide examine the broad scope of women's history and health care issues. This new scholarship is coming from a widely diverse number of scholarly professions, from architecture through women's studies. Broad topics include biographies of notable women throughout history, the portrayal of women in literature and the arts, and women's efforts throughout history as reformers, scholars, artists, and leaders. In the area of women's health care dissertations cover specific diseases, women's roles as health care providers past and present, and basic themes in women's health care.

Recent Dissertations in the Medical Humanities is updated monthly and contains a significant section on recent dissertations pertaining to women's history and health care issues. It is the goal of the webmaster of this site to promote the use of this new scholarship with others interested in these fields of study.

The Recent Dissertations in the Medical Humanities website is updated monthly and contains a significant section on recent dissertations pertaining to women's history and health care issues. It is the goal of the web master of this page to promote the use of this new scholarship with others interested in these fields of study.

The URL for this database is:

http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/guides/histmed/researchresources/dissertations/index_html

Please send all comments concerning this database to

Jonathon Erlen, Ph.D.
History of Medicine Librarian
Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh
erlen@pitt.edu
412-6488927


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Last modified 2 August 2008