Program in the History of Medicine Faculty & Administration
The History of Medicine Program at Cedars-Sinai brings together a distinguished faculty of doctors, scholars, authors and experts. The program’s faculty combines broad expertise in epidemiology, ethics, history and, of course, many facets of medicine.
Kirsten Moore-Sheeley, PhD, is a historian of global health and public health in Africa, specializing in the history of biomedical science and technology in relation to disease control.
Along with a doctorate in the history of medicine, she holds a certificate in global health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Moore-Sheeley is currently undertaking a book project based on her dissertation, which tracks the history of insecticide-treated nets for malaria control from the 1980s to the present.
Her publications have appeared in Social History of Medicine and on the blog REMEDIA. Her work has been supported by the Beckman Center of the Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation).