I am both a historian of medicine and a practicing physician. This sometimes throws into sharp relief how different medicine is today than it was even 100 years ago. One of the guiding principles in my research and teaching is called “relativism” — trying to understand people and ideas in the past on their own… Read more →
Kristen Ann Ehrenberger
Kristen Ann Ehrenberger, MD PhD, is an intern in the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA. Her husband’s cancer is currently in remission. Her dissertation/second-book project is entitled “The Politics of the Table: Nutrition and the Telescopic Body in Modern Germany.” She is also co-author of Individual and Collective Memory Consolidation: Analogous Processes on Different Levels (MIT Press, 2012).