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David Oshinsky

Professor, Department of Medicine

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1971 — Brandeis Univ, Graduate Education

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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.

The return of the vaccine wars : the controversy over vaccines is as old as vaccination itself
Oshinsky, David
2015-03-14; 0099-9660,Wall Street journal - id: 1490362, year: 2015

Breaking In
Oshinsky, David
2014-03-19; 0028-7806,New York times book review - id: 846272, year: 2014

Breaking in: The story of a 1971 raid on an F.B.I. office
Oshinsky, David
2014-03-19; n/a,International New York times - id: 846262, year: 2014

REVIEW --- The Last Epidemic --- Just a few generations ago, progress against infectious disease convinced Americans that modern medicine had won the battle against microbes -- Why is the public so skeptical today?
Oshinsky, David
2015-03-19; 0099-9660,Wall Street journal - id: 1497362, year: 2014

THE BURGLARY The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Oshinsky, David
2014-02-19; 0028-7806,New York times book review - id: 808162, year: 2014