Yale Daily News: Prof speaks on medicine during the slave trade

February 15, 2019

On Thursday evening, Carolyn Roberts, assistant professor of history of medicine, spoke about medicine in the slave trade to an audience of about 30 students and faculty at Sterling Hall of Medicine’s Beaumont Room.

In her talk, Roberts — who specializes in the study of early modern medicine with a particular focus on race and slavery — discussed underexamined aspects of medical innovation involving exploitation of marginalized groups in pharmaceutical and medical labor.

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