The Bates Center has established strong interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and across the globe.
A number of national, local, and international groups also join the Bates Center in partnerships and programs related to the history of nursing and healthcare. These include:
Seminars and Interdisciplinary Symposia
The Bates Center hosts regularly occurring seminars with distinguished historians presenting their newest research. It also co-sponsors interdisciplinary symposia around particular historical questions that have current relevance. For more information click here.
Cynthia Connolly’s, PhD, RN, FAAN, book, Children and Drug Safety: Balancing Risk and Protection in Twentieth Century America, just received the distinguished Arthur J. Viseltear Prize. This award is given each year by the American Public Health Association (APHA) to a historian who has made outstanding contributions to the history of public health, either through a body of scholarship or through a recent book (published within the previous two years).