Once a historical mind starts thinking about the ways sex intersects with the histories of medicine, it’s almost more difficult to divorce the two. Sex itself is physiological, psychological, and, historically, subject to a range of medical scrutiny. The histories of some particular realms of medicine are equally and obviously inextricable from sex – from… Read more →
Barbara Chubak is a urologist, specializing in the treatment of sexual dysfunction for all persons, regardless of sex, gender, or orientation. In addition to her MD degree, she has Master’s degrees in the history of medicine and bioethics, and applies this scholarship to her clinical practice, research, and teaching. She is currently working on a comparison of sexual dysfunction treatment in traditional Chinese and western biomedicine.