Nursing Clio Prize for Best Journal Article

The Nursing Clio Prize for Best Journal Article is awarded annually for the best peer-reviewed academic journal article on the intersection of gender and medical histories in English. The award consists of a $300 cash prize and a featured interview on the blog about the article.

Information about the 2022 prize will be posted here after January 1, 2022.


Winner: Carla Cevasco, ““Look’d Like Milk”: Colonialism and Infant Feeding in the English Atlantic World,” Journal of Early American History, 10 (2020) 147–178.

Honorable Mention: Sarah Mellors, “The Trouble with Rubbers: A History of Condoms in Modern China,” NAN NÜ, 20 (2020) 150–178.


Winner: Wangui Muigai, “Something Wasn’t Clean”: Black Midwifery, Birth, and Postwar Medical Education in All My Babies,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 93, no. 1 (2019) 82–113.

Honorable Mention: Travis Weisse, “Alone in a Sea of Rib-Tips”: Alvenia Fulton, Natural Health, and the Politics of Soul Food,” Journal of the History of Medicine and the Allied Sciences, vol. 74, no. 3 (July 2019) 292–315.