June 12-21, 2023 at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
& Virtually June 8, 9, Oct. 27, 2023
Disease, Pandemics, and Public Health in the United States is a combined virtual and in-person NEH Summer Institute for thirty college and university educators focused on the history of disease and public health in the United States. The program is led by Marian Moser Jones, a historian and public health scholar at Ohio State, along with key faculty including Dr. Miranda Worthen of San Jose State University.
[Image from Harper’s Weekly, 1885. Source: National Library of Medicine.]
Disease, Pandemics, and Public Health in the United States has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.