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David Oshinsky

Professor, Department of Medicine
Director Division of Medical Humanities

Contact Info

David.Oshinsky@nyumc.org

Research Interests

David Oshinsky holds the Jack S. Blanton Chair in History at the University of Texas and is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at New York University. His books include Polio: An American Story, which won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2006. His essays and reviews appear regularly in the New York Times and other publications.

ILLIBERAL REFORMERS Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era
Oshinsky, David. ILLIBERAL REFORMERS Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era [Newspaper Article]. New York times book review. 2016 MAR 20;121(12):1-+ (2056942)

IMBECILES The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck
Oshinsky, David. IMBECILES The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck [Newspaper Article]. New York times book review. 2016 MAR 20;121(12):1-+ (2056932)

Childhood vaccination requirements: Lessons from history, Mississippi, and a path forward
Cawkwell, Philip B; Oshinsky, David. Childhood vaccination requirements: Lessons from history, Mississippi, and a path forward. Vaccine. 2015 Sep 25;33(43):5884-5887 (1787132)

Storytelling in the context of vaccine refusal: a strategy to improve communication and immunisation
Cawkwell, Philip B; Oshinsky, David. Storytelling in the context of vaccine refusal: a strategy to improve communication and immunisation. Medical humanities. 2015 Oct 5;42(1):31-35 (1794572)

JONAS SALK A Life
Oshinsky, David. JONAS SALK A Life [Newspaper Article]. New York times book review. 2015 JUN 7;120(23):24-24 (1630672)