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Comrades in Health

Comrades in Health

U.S. Health Internationalists, Abroad and at Home

Comrades in Health( )
Contribution by: Brown, Theodore M.
Bassett, Mary
Birn, Anne-Emanuelle
Bondi-Boyd, Brea
Braveman, Paula
Geiger, H.
Gloyd, Stephen
Holtz, Timothy
Johnson, Wendy
Kasper, Jennifer
Lear, Walter J.
Lown, Bernard
Pfeiffer, James
Sidel, Ruth
Smith, Lanny
Solomon, Susan
Terry, Michael
Waitzkin, Howard
Yamada, Seiji
Yamin, Alicia Ely
Birn, Anne-Emanuelle
Brickman, Jane Pacht
Sidel, Victor
Turiano, Laura
Yamin, Alicia
Remen, Razel
Bondi-Boyd, Brea
Navarro, Vicente
Solomon, Susan Gross
Geiger, H. Jack
Sidel, Victor W.
Bassett, Mary Travis
Editor: Brown, Theodore M.
Birn, Anne-Emanuelle
Birn, Anne-Emanuelle
Foreword by: Navarro, Vicente
Navarro, Vicente
Series title:Critical Issues in Health and Medicine Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

This collection brings together a group of professionals and activists whose lives have been dedicated to health internationalism. By presenting a combination of historical accounts and first-hand reflections, these essays aim to draw attention to the longstanding international activities of the health left and the lessons they brought home. The involvement of these progressive U.S. health professionals is presented against the background of foreign and domestic policy, social...
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Bernard Lown is a Professor of Cardiology Emeritus at the Harvard School of Public Health and Senior Physician at Bringham and Women's Hospitals in Boston. He is also a practicing cardiologist at the Lown Cardiovascular Center in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Along with Professor Eugueni Chazov of the Soviet Union, Lown founded the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. The IPPNW was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985.

Lown's book, The Lost Art of Healing, describes modern medicine as being too technologically dependent and depersonalized.


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