History of Medicine

Program Director

Prof. Warwick Anderson

Sydney Researchers

Dr Claire Hooker
Dr Peter Hobbins
Dr Hans Pols


Little M. Gordon Gordon-Taylor Lecture. Surgical giants and giants of surgery: The case of Abraham Colles. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2006; 76: 1115-20.

Kerridge IH. Altruism or reckless curiosity? A brief history of self-experimentation in medicine. Intern Med J. 2003; 33(4): 203-7.

Little M. Oracles, seers and charlatans: Time and illness from Greece to the present. RSA Journal. 1997; cxlv: 48-54.

Kerridge IH. René Laennec and the stethoscope. Aust N Z J Med. 1996; 26(3): 407-10.

Kerridge I H and Lowe M. Bloodletting: The survival of a therapeutic technique. Med J Australia. 1995; 163(11-12): 631-3.