Media, Data, and Health

Yize Hu

by Marian Robbins • March 2, 2023

Yize holds a BSc in chemistry from Nanjing University and an MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University. For his master’s thesis, he examined the controversies surrounding chemical fertilizer and the emergence of agricultural expertise in modern China. He has also explored the relationship between popular media and the professionalization of biomedical […]

Antoine Johnson, Postdoctoral Fellow

by Marian Robbins • February 20, 2023

Dr. Antoine Johnson earned his Ph.D. in the History of Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco. His dissertation, “More than Pushing Pills: Black AIDS Activism in the Bay Area, 1981-1996,” explored ways in which Black grassroots organizers confronted HIV/AIDS and structural-medical racism that exposed their communities to infection. His research interests include the […]

Christine Slobogin, Postdoctoral Fellow

by Marian Robbins • February 20, 2023

Christine Slobogin is an art historian of medicine, currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Medicine and the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. She received her PhD from Birkbeck, University of London in 2021. Since then, her research has been funded by the Wellcome Trust ISSF, Yale University’s Paul […]

Luis Gonzalez Corro

by Marian Robbins • February 8, 2023

Dr. Luis Gonzalez Corro was born and raised in rural Panama. At the age of 18, he won a full scholarship to study medicine in Havana, Cuba. Subsequently, he completed his residency in New York City in the Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine program at Montefiore/Albert Einstein in the Bronx. Luis’ research interests include […]

Heidi Nicholls, Postdoctoral Fellow

by Marian Robbins • September 14, 2022

Dr. Heidi Nicholls is a sociologist of race and U.S. empire. Her book project, Interlocking Erasures: U.S. Empire, Whiteness, and the Terraforming of Politics, demonstrates how racialization reorients politics in ways that reinforce the power of the empire-state. During key periods of settler colonial expansion in Virginia and Hawai’i, settler colonists consistently used Whiteness as a shorthand […]

Andrew Lea

Andrew Lea

by Marian Robbins • August 19, 2021

Andrew Lea is currently a fourth-year medical student at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in History and Science. He received his Ph.D. (D.Phil.) in History of Science and Medicine from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. […]

Maya Koretzky

by Marian Robbins • March 2, 2021

Maya Overby Koretzky earned a BA in history from Cornell University in 2013. Maya’s undergraduate work focused on the cultural and intellectual history of late 19th and early 20th century Russia with a particular emphasis on the history of neurobiology. Before coming to Hopkins Maya served as a fellow in the department of bioethics at […]

Kristin Brig-Ortiz

by Marian Robbins • March 2, 2021

Kristin received a BA in history in 2015 as well as an MA in history in 2017 from the College of Charleston. Her past research has explored the history of smallpox vaccination in the nineteenth-century British Empire with a particular interest in how vaccine production, distribution, and implementation affected relationships at local, colonial, and global […]

Jacob Moses

Jacob Moses, CMHSM Postdoctoral Fellow

by pendari • December 3, 2020

Jacob Moses, PhD, studies biomedicine and biotechnology in the 20th and 21st centuries, with a particular focus on issues of ethics and governance. His research and teaching interests include the history of medicine; science & technology studies; the history of emotions in science, technology, and medicine; medical decision-making; the history of surgery; gender, sexuality, and […]

Lindsey Grubbs

Lindsey Grubbs

by pendari • September 26, 2019

Lindsey Grubbs is a Hecht-Levi Postdoctoral Fellow at the Berman Institute of Bioethics. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Emory University, where she also obtained a certificate in bioethics. Grounded in the health humanities and feminist disability studies, her research and teaching focus on the literary and cultural history of medicine in America and […]