Hooker, C., ‘Health scares: professional priorities’, health: An interdisciplinary journal of health and society 14, 1, 3-21

Lipworth WL, Davey HM, Carter SM, Hooker C and Hu W. Beliefs and beyond: what can we learn from qualitative studies of lay people's understandings of cancer risk? Health Expectations 2010;13(2):113–124.

Hooker, C., and Parsons, A., Dignity and Narrative Medicine. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7, 3: DOI 10.1007/s11673-010-9254-2

Leask, J., Hooker, C., King, C. Media coverage of health issues and how to work more effectively with journalists: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health 10:535: doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-535


Hooker, C., Carter, S., and Davey, H. ‘Writing the risk of cancer: cancer risk in policy documents.’ Health, Risk and Society 11, 6, 541 - 560.

Hooker, C., and Ali, H., ‘SARS and Security: Health in the ‘New Normal’, Studies in Political Economy, 84, Fall, 101-128.

Carter, S., Hooker, C. and Davey, H. ‘Writing Social Determinants Into and Out of Cancer Control: An Assessment of Policy Practice’, Social Science and Medicine 68, 1448-55.

Hooker, C. ‘Middlemarch’ in Michael La Combe (ed), Oslers Bedtime Reading, ACP Press, Philadelphia. (Invited chapter)


Hooker, C. ‘The Medical Humanities: A brief introduction.’ Australian Family Physician, 37, 4, 369-70.

Hooker, C. ‘SARS as a health scare’ in Harris Ali and Roger Keil, eds, Networked Disease: Emerging Infectious Disease in the Global City, (invited chapter, peer reviewed.) Blackwell publishers, Studies in Urban and Social Change series. 123-137

Publications by Medical Humanities students

Joyner B. Clinical notes - supporting patients' dignity? Internal Medicine Journal 2010: 40 (Suppl 1); 110.
Hobbins, Peter Graeme, ‘“Outside the institute there is a desert”: the tenuous trajectories of medical research in interwar Australia’ Medical History 2010: 54, 1: 1–28
Hobbins, Peter, Serpentine Science: Charles Kellaway and the Fluctuating Fortunes ofVenom Research in Interwar Australia Historical Records of Australian Science, 2010: 21: 1–34
Hobbins, Peter, ‘Immunisation is as Popular as a Death Adder’: The Bundaberg Tragedy and the Politics of Medical Science in Interwar Australia, Social History of Medicine, September 2010 doi:10.1093/shm/hkq047
Short, B. State Sponsored Terrorism: Torture and the FLN in the Battle of the Casbah, Algiers, 1956 - 1957 Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of NSW, 2010: 61, 1.

Hobbins, Peter, ‘The whole country is poisoned: framing disease mortality in the historiography of the South African War’ War & Society 2009: 28, 1: 29–60.
Gibson, A. Miasma revisited - The intellectual history of tropical medicine. Australian family physician. 2009; 38:57-59.
Short, B. Imhotep and the Origins of Ancient Egyptian Military Medicine, Journal of the Australian Defence Force Health Service 2009: 10, 1: 52 -57.
White, Richard and Williams, Sid. Amygdaloid neurosurgery for aggressive behaviour, Sydney, 1967-1977: societal, scientific, ethical and other factors. Australasian Psychiatry, 2009: 17, 5: 410-416
White, Richard and Williams, Sid. Amygdaloid neurosurgery for aggressive behaviour, Sydney, 1967-1977: chronological narrative. Australasian Psychiatry, 2009: 17,5: 405-409

Gates, J. An Inquiry: Aesthetics of Art in Hospitals, Australian Family Physician Journal, 2008 : 37, 9: 761 - 763
Short, B. Bioterrorism: The Menace of Microbiological Science. Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of NSW, 2008: 59, 3: 12 - 16.
Short, B.The Place of Clinical Trials in the Prevention of Smallpox and the Scurvy: The Contributions my Military Medicine in 18th Century England, Journal of the Australian Defence Force Health Service, 2008: 9, 2: 86 - 91.
Joyner, B. ‘Calling it quits’: Dying with dementia. Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development 2008: 5,2: 33–45.

Gates J. Public Art in Hospitals: An Analysis of the Production of Art in Hospitals. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. 2007: 2, 3: 359 – 368