Topic: History of Medicine
New Research: Nutrition Science, a Foundation in Greece, Polish Social Scientists, and Animal Testing
Our first 2021 edition of the New Research series presents four recently published RAC Research Reports drawing on diverse archival material from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and Population Council.
Key points in the history of American foundations’ engagement with public health.
A foundation’s early criticism of the all-male conference panel, before #nomoremanels
The inside story of the study that first questioned binary sexuality and spurred outcry and controversy.
In 1923, a wealthy philanthropist’s funding helped make life-saving treatment for diabetes available to patients and doctors.
Care for the dying, not care for a cure, was a new idea in the 1970s.
The yellow fever vaccine developed in the 1930s has been used worldwide ever since. Creating it took years and cost several lives. Some thought it would never happen.