Research and Teaching Interests: 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). Sufian is currently working on a book project about the history of disability and adoption in America in the twentieth century. She teaches courses on the history of disability and the modern history of medicine and public health to medical students, PhD students and undergraduate students. She co-organizes the Health and Society working group of the Institute for the Humanities and is the founder of the Global Network of Researchers on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa. Sufian is chair of the Disability History Association and serves on the editorial boards of Disability Studies Quarterly and the International Journal of Middle East Studies.
Categories: Department of Medical Education, DME Faculty, Health Humanities, Master of Health Professions Education
Research and Teaching Interests: Eric Swirsky, JD, MA is a clinical associate professor, director of graduate studies, and PhD program director in the College of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Eric also serves as preceptor for the ethics rotation in the clinical informatics fellowship program and teaches in the health humanities curriculum in the UIC College of Medicine. Eric’s research interests include moral distress in health professions education; vaccine hesitancy in care givers, and the ethical milieu of healthcare technology.
Categories: Department of Medical Education, DME Faculty - Adjunct and Affiliate, Health Humanities
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