Markel, Howard

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MARKEL, Howard

MARKEL, Howard. American, b. 1960. Genres: History, Literary criticism and history, Medicine/Health. Career: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, intern and resident in pediatrics, 1986-89, attending physician and fellow in adolescent medicine and history of medicine, 1989-93; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, assistant professor of pediatrics, 1993-98, attending physician at university hospitals, 1993-, director of Historical Center for the Health Sciences, 1996-, associate professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, 1998-, associate professor of history, 1998-, George Wantz Professor of the History of Medicine, 2000-. Publications: (with F.A. Oski) The H.L. Mencken Baby Book, 1990; The Portable Pediatrician: A Textbook for Medical Students and Physicians, 1992, 2nd ed. (with M. Farrell and J. Oski), 2000; (with Oski) The Practical Pediatrician: The A to Z Guide to Your Child's Health, Safety, and Behavior, 1996; Quarantine!: East European Jewish Immigrants and the NYC Epidemics of 1892, 1997; (with A.M. Stern) Formative Years, 2002; When Germs Travel, 2004. Contributor to medical journals and newspapers. Address: University of Michigan Medical School, Historical Center for the Health Sciences, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute Box 0725, 102 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0725, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]