Norman Gevitz

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Norman Gevitz
Occupation Writer, Professor
Alma mater New York University,
University of Chicago
Subject Osteopathic Medicine,
History of medicine

Norman Gevitz, Ph.D. is a medical historian.[1] He has written numerous books and papers on the history of medicine in the United States and England. He is perhaps best known for his book, The D.O.s: Osteopathic Medicine in America,[2] where he discusses the history of the profession osteopathic medicine in the United States.[3][4]

Gevitz formerly taught at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.[5] He is currently a professor and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at A.T. Still University.[6]

Gevitz also wrote Other Healers: Unorthodox Medicine in America, and co-wrote Beyond Flexner: Medical Education in the Twentieth Century.[5][7]

Education[edit]

Norman Gevitz studied political science at New York University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1970, and then a Master of Arts in 1971.[5] After moving to the University of Chicago where he studied sociology, earning a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 1980.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zuger, Abigail (17 February 1998). "Scorned No More, Osteopathy Is on the Rise". The New York Times. p. 1. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Gevitz, Norman (2004). The DOs: Osteopathic Medicine in America (2nd ed. ed.). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. ISBN 0801878330. 
  3. ^ "Faculty: College of Osteopathic Medicine". Ohio University. November 19, 2007. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Faculty: College of Osteopathic Medicine". Ohio University. November 19, 2007. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "OU-COM Department of Social Medicine - About Norman Gevitz". Oucom.ohiou.edu. 2007-11-19. Retrieved 2012-11-01. 
  6. ^ http://www.atsu.edu/kcom/faculty_staff/bios/gevitz-n-bio.htm
  7. ^ Barzansky, Barbara; Gevitz, Norman (1992). Beyond Flexner: Medical Education in the Twentieth Century (1. publ. ed.). New York: Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0313259845. 

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