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Research Centers

History of Health and Healing

Chief Coordinator: Ruth Yun-ju Chen

This research center brings together scholars from various disciplines and affiliations to develop new areas of research related to health and medicine as to further our overall understanding of human societies throughout the ages. The center also endeavors to make itself a chief site for scholarship of the history of health and healing by holding various colloquia and other forms of scholarly exchange, producing publications, and engaging in the long-term collection of source materials.