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David Rosner

Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Science and History at Columbia University and Co-Di

 

 

David Rosner appears in the following:

Patient Zero - Updated

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The greatest mysteries have a shadowy figure at the center, Patient Zero. We hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map.      

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Lead Wars

Thursday, May 02, 2013

David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz look at lead poisoning during the past half century, focusing on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. Their book Lead Wars: The Politics and Science and the Fate of America’s Children chronicles the obstacles faced by public health workers in the conservative, pro-business, anti-regulatory climate that took off in the Reagan years and that stymied efforts to eliminate lead from the environment and the bodies of children.

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Patient Zero

Monday, November 14, 2011

We hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map.

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The Most Horrible Seaside Vacation

Monday, November 14, 2011

In 1906, a rich family vacationing in Oyster Bay, NY started to get sick. Very sick. It turns out they'd come down with typhoid, a disease forever associated with one woman: Typhoid Mary. You think you know this story, and we thought we knew this story too. But as producer ...

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