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Christopher Willoughby

Christopher Willoughby is a Ph.D. Candidate in the History Department at Tulane University in New Orleans, where in 2012, he also received his Master’s.  He is completing his dissertation entitled “Pedagogies of the Black Body: Race and Medical Education in the Antebellum United States,” which has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine (Philadelphia).  He was the 2014 winner of the W. Curtis Worthington Jr. Prize from the Medical University of South Carolina’s Waring Historical Library, for the best graduate student essay in the history of health science.   

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