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Curriculum Vitae

Margaret E. Humphreys

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Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719 (919) 684-2285 (office)
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Education

M.D.Harvard University1987
Ph.D.Harvard University1983
MA History of ScienceHarvard University1977
BA Program of Liberal StudiesUniversity of Notre Dame1976
Areas of Interest

History of medicine
History of public health
History of evolutionary thought
History of disease
History of global health

Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Professor, Department of Medicine, 2011 - present
Josiah Charles Trent Professor in the History of Medicine, School of Medicine, 2007 - present
Professor, Department of History, July 1, 2005 - present
Associate Professor of Medicine, 1999 - 2011
Associate Professor of History (with tenure), 1999 - 2005
Assistant Professor of History, 1993 - 1999
Duke University Medical Center
Attending Physician in Medicine, 1993 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1993 - 1999
Harvard Community Health Plan
Chief of Medicine,Quincy Center, 1991 - 1993
Internist, 1990 - 1993
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Attending in Medicine, 1990 - 1993
Harvard Medical School
Instructor, 1990 - 1991
Simmons College
Clinical Preceptor, 1988
Harvard University
Lecturer, 1986
Instructor, 1985
Teaching Fellow, 1978
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

George Rosen Prize, American Association for the History of Medicine, May 02, 2015
President, American Association for the History of Medicine, May, 2014
Don Carlos Guffey Lecture in the History of Medicine, Kansas University Medical Center, April, 2014
Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, Finalist, Gettysburg College and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, February, 2014
Jack Stallworth lecture in Southern History, University of South Alabama, October, 2013
Reynolds Lecture in the History of Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, March, 2013
Saul A Schwartz AOA Day Distinguished Lecture, New York Medical College, February, 2013
John C Burnham Lecture, Ohio State University, October, 2010
Resident Scholar, National Humanities Center, 2009-2010
T. S. Cook Lecture, Inominate Club, Louisville, KY, Inominate Club, Louisville, KY, May, 2008
Timothy Donovan Lecturer, University of Arkansas, University of Arkansas, April, 2008
Award nomination, Organization of American Historians, November, 2007
Josiah Charles Trent Professor in the History of Medicine, July, 2007
Sally and Bruce Kantar Lecture, University of Minnesota, November, 2005
Social Science Research Institute Fellow, Duke University, September 2005-May 2006
Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship at the National Humanities Center, American Council of Learned Societies, February, 2004
Fellow, National Humanities Center
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellows, American Council of Learned Societies
Professional Service

Departmental Committee
Colloquium committee, 2014 - present?  
Speaker's Fund, September 1, 2008 - present  
Chair, History of Science Visiting Professor Search Committee, February 2013  
chair, Adriane Lentz-Smith tenure review, Summer and fall 2011  
chair, Nancy Maclean review committee, 2009  
Promotion Committee member, May 01, 2008 - October 15, 2008  
member, Ramaswamy tenure committee, November 2007  
Chair, Elizabeth Fenn Promotion Committee, November 2007  
Chair, John French Promotion Committee, November 2007  
Chair, Committee on Tim Tyson Hire as Target of Opportunity, 2005 Fall  
chair, Kornbluh reappointment committee, 2002-03  
University Committee
Undergraduate Global Health Education Faculty Committee, 2011 - 2012  
Study program director, medical humanities, Third year committee, medical school, March 1, 2001 - present  
History Department representative, Arts and Sciences Council, 2012 - 2016  
Member, John Hope Franklin Centenary planning committee, 2014-2015  
Associate, Bass Connections, Evolutionary Medicine, 2014-2015  
Member, Humanities Writ Large Global Health Humanities, November 2014  
Chair (2012-14), Distinguished Professor's Committee, 2010 - 2014  
Search committee, Trent Professor in Medical Humanities, February 2013  
Immediate past president, Phi Beta Kappa Executive Committee (Duke Chapter), September 1, 2008 - 2011  
Arts and Sciences Council, 2010 - 2011  
Executive Committee, Arts & Sciences Council, October 2010  
member, Global Health Working Group, Duke Arts and Sciences, September 1, 2008 - May 1, 2009  
member, Search Committee, Trent Chair in Medical Humanities, September 01, 2008 - November 01, 2008  
Robert Middlesworth Prize committee, July 01, 2006 - November 01, 2006  
Chair, Committee of Evaluation of Dean Jones, Divinity School, September 2005  
member, Oversight committee, DUMC commemorative history, January 1, 2003 - August 30, 2004  
member, Arts and Sciences Council, September-December 2003  
University Service
President, Phil Beta Kappa, Duke Chapter, 2007-2008 academic year  
Service to the Profession
Editor in Chief, Journal of the History of Medicine, 1999 - 2012  
President, American Association for the History of Medicine, President, American Association for the History of Medicine. May 2014 - May 2016, May, 2014 - May, 2016  
Grant reviewer, National Humanities Center, November 2014  
Vice President : American Association for the History of Medicine, Vice President : American Association for the History of Medicine. 2012 - 2014, 2012-2014  
Grant Reviewer : American Council of Learned Societies, Grant Reviewer : American Council of Learned Societies. November 7, 2012, 2012-  
AAHM Lifetime Achievement Award Committee, AAHM Lifetime Achievement Award Committee. 2011 - May 2012, 2011 - May, 2012  
Ad hoc committee member : National Institutes of Health; National Institute on Aging grant review, Ad hoc committee member : National Institutes of Health; National Institute on Aging grant review. November 18, 2011, Fall 2011, spring 2014  
Vice presidential nominee; expected election 5/12, American Association for the History of Medicine, November 2011  
member : Travel Grant Committee, American Association for the History of Medicine, member : Travel Grant Committee, American Association for the History of Medicine. September 1, 2008 - May 1, 2011, September 1, 2008 - May, 2011  
committee member, National Institute on Aging Special Emphasis Panel, 2006 - 2010  
Delegate to ACLS for the Amer. Assoc. Hist. Med., August 28, 2006 - May, 2010  
Grant referee : National Humanities Center, Grant referee : National Humanities Center. November 14, 2008, Fall, 2008  
Reviewed four different complete book manuscripts for university presses. : Scholarly press book reviewer, Reviewed four different complete book manuscripts for university presses. : Scholarly press book reviewer. November 14, 2008, November 2008  
Member, Governing Council, Amer. Assoc. History of Medicine, May 01, 2005 - April 30, 2008  
Reviewer of Robert Fogel, Early Indicators Program Grant renewal : Peer review panel, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Reviewer of Robert Fogel, Early Indicators Program Grant renewal : Peer review panel, National Institute on Aging, NIH. March 30, 2008, March 30, 2008  
Journal of Southern History Peer reviewer, November, 2004  
Reviewer, National Science Foundation dissertation grant reviewer, March 31, 2004  
manuscript reviewer, Journal of the Early Republic peer reviewer, January 2004  
member, Special emphasis study section, National Library of Medicine, January-August 2003  
Program co-chair, American Association for the History of Medicine program co chair, 2001-02  
Service to the Community
Lecturer on Civil War Medicine, Civil War Roundtables in Atlanta, Chicago, Raleigh, 2014  
Volunteer lecturer, Local Civil War interest groups, November 2012  
Civil War medicine lecture, November, 2010  
Public Lecture, April, 2010  
"Room Parent", School service, September 01, 2005 - June 03, 2006  
Professional Affiliations
Society of Civil War Historians, Society of Civil War Historians. October 14, 2010, October 2010  
American Association for the History of Medicine  
History of Science Society  
Southern Historical Association  
American Historical Association  
Membership in Professional Organizations
Council member, Council, AAHM, May 01, 2005 - April 30, 2008  
Editorial Activities
Peer reviewer book manuscripts, Multiple university presses, 2014  
Other
Presenter, Virtual Booksigning Lincoln Book Store, May 2014  
Author interview, CSPAN Bookwatch, March 2014  
Vice President, Vice President. American Association for the History of Medicine. 2012 - 2014, 2012-14  
Participant Oxford University Press Conference of Editors, 2006 - 2012  
Lecturer on Civil War Medicine, Invited Lecturer--Univ. of Missouri, Yale U, Univ. of Virginia, Truman University, National LIbrary of Medicine, Jan 2011-Dec 2011  
Consultant, Media participation, October, 2005  
Consultant, Media participation, November 2005  
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Civil War Medicine, UNC Bullitt Club for Medical History, October 2014  
Civil War Medicine, NC Museum of History High School Teacher Enrichment Program, July 2014  
Civil War Medicine and History of Smallpox, Kansas State Dermatological Association, Overland Park, KS, August 2014  
Comment, Gender and War Conference, UNC Chapel Hill, September 2014  
Finding Dr Harris:An african American Surgeon in the US Civil War, Society of Civil War Historians, Baltimore, June 2014  
Finding Dr. Harris: An African American Surgeon in the US Civil War, Duke University, June 2014  
Smallpox: Emergence, Eradication, and Reemergence(?), Duke Medical School, October 2014  
The History of Medicine during the American Civil War, BB &T Heritage Lecture, Barton College, Wilson NC, September 2014  
The History of Medicine in the American Civil War; Don Carlos Guffey Lecture, Kansas University Medical Center, April 11, 2014  
Marrow of Tragedy: The Health Crisis of the American Civil War, Duke University, November 19, 2013  
Disease as Weapon in the American Civil War, University of South Alabama, October, 2013  
Medical Treatment of Black Soldiers during the Civil War, New York Medical College, February 11, 2013  
'Of Wards and War': The Importance of Good (and Bad) Medical Care in the American Civil War, American Association for the History of Nursing, Plenary Address, Savannah, GA, September 27, 2012  
'Of Wards and War': The Importance of Good (and Bad) Medical Care in the American Civil War, Duke University, March 18, 2012  
'Of Wards and War': The Importance of Good (and Bad) Medical Care in the American Civil War, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, February 29, 2012  
Medicine in the American Civil War, Online seminar hosted by National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC, February 02, 2012  
Not as Bad as You Think: Medicine in the American Civil War, Duke Medical Student Colloquia, Durham,NC, April 22, 2011  
Intensely Human, the Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, Washington, DC, 19 April 2011  
Disease as Weapon in the American Civil War, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, April 09, 2011  
Arnold Zuckerman lecture: Intensely Human, the Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, March 23, 2011  
Intensely Human, the Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, March 22, 2011  
Disease as Weapon in the American Civil War, Ohio State University, October, 2010  
Disease as Weapon in the American Civil War, Emory University, October, 2010  
Making the Micro Monstrous, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, May, 2010  
The South's Secret Weapons, North Carolina Museum of History, April, 2010  
Alternative Southern Realities: African Americans in the American Civil War, Kennesaw State University, March, 2010  
Harry Potter's World, Durham County Public Library, September, 2009  
Broadcasting Evil:Propaganda and Prisoners of War in 1864, SSRI Research Seminar, Duke University, April 06, 2009  
African American Surgeons in the American Civil War, Duke University Medical Center, April 01, 2009  
McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History, Troy University, Troy, Alabama, February 24, 2009  
Faculty Bookwatch Colloquium on Intensely Human: The Health of the Black Soldier in the American Civil War, John Hope Franklin Center, Duke University, Durham,NC, December 03, 2008  
North Carolina Mosquito and Vector Control Association, Raleigh, NC, November 13, 2008  
The Eradication of Malaria in the U.S., Conference on the Global Crisis of Malaria, Yale University, New Haven, CT, November 7, 2008  
6th University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ Foundation Lecture, Princeton, NJ, October 15, 2008  
Roanoke-Chowan 60th Anniversary Symposium, September 26, 2008  
Creating Comfort out of Chaos: Medical Care in Civil War Kentucky, Inominate Club, Louisville, KY, May 13, 2008  
American Association for the History of Medicine, Rochester, NY, April 10, 2008  
The South's Secret Weapons: Disease, Environment and the Civil War, Timothy Donovan Lecture, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, April 02, 2008  
Civil Rights and the Body, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, February 29, 2008  
Diabetes a Century Ago: Lessons for our Time, Duke University, January 25, 2008  
Diabetes a Century Ago, Washington University, St. Louis, November 27, 2007  
Malaria: A Historical Perspective, Triangle Malaria Symposium, Duke University, November 15, 2007  
The Civil War and American Medicine, National Library of Medicine, Board of Regents Meeting, September 19, 2007  
Diabetes and Race in the US a Century Ago, Luncheon session on Race and History of Medicine, American Association for the HIstory of Medicine, 4 July 2007  
Typhus and Genomic Approaches to Disease History, Luncheon session on the Genome and Medical History, American Association for the HIstory of Medicine, 4 July 2007  
Duke Alumni Conference on the Civil War, February, 2007  
Dirt, Disease and Dixie, UNC, Alumni Lecture Series, October 2006  
Intensely Human: The Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, Waring Historical Library, Charleston, SC, October 2006  
Intensely Human: The Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation annual meeting, September 2006  
Langford Lecture: Dirt, Disease and Destiny, Duke University, November 10, 2005  
Intensely Human: The Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 07, 2005  
Intensely Human: The Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, Philadelphia, PA, October 20, 2005  
Public Heath and the State, Columbia University, October 18, 2005  
The Perfect Human Experiment?, September 16, 2005  
Intensely Human: The Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, February 07, 2005  
Bullitt History Club presentation, UNC-Chapel Hill Medical School, April 13, 2004  
Infection and the Civil War, Society of Civil War Surgeons, March 19, 2004  
SUNY Stonybrook Lecturer in the history of medicine, 4 March 2004  
Infection in the Civil War, Indiana University, 27 February 2004  
Typhus and the American Civil War, Queens University, Kingston ON, February 11, 2004  
"Disease and the Southern Environment", The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 17 September 2003  
"Fever in Wilmington: A Historical Puzzle", Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 22 May 2003  
Malaria and Human Diversity, Kansas University Medical Center, 20 March 2003  
Whose Body, Which Disease? Studying Malaria while Treating Neurosyphilis, Johns Hopkins University, New York Academy of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2001  
George Rosen Memorial Lecture, Yale University, 2000  
Publications (listed separately)

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