Sandy Sufian is an Associate Professor of Medical Humanities and History in the Department of Medical Education at UIC School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Disability Studies in the Department of Disability and Human Development (UIC). Sufian received her doctorate from New York University in Middle East History and her Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Sufian specializes in the history of medicine and disability. She has published two books: Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist project in Mandatory Palestine, 1920-1947 (U Chicago Press, 2007) and Reapproaching the Border: New Perspectives on the Study of Israel/Palestine (Rowman Littlefield, 2007). Currently Sufian is working on a project about the history of disability and adoption in America after 1945. She teaches courses on the history of disability and the modern history of medicine. She organizes the Medical Humanities and Social Science Lecture Series and is the founder of the Global Network of Researchers on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa. Sufian is on the Board of the Disability History Association and is the Chair of the Disability Task Force for the American Historical Association.
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