Vivian Nutton FBA (born 21 December 1943) is a British historian of medicine and Professor at the [1 ] UCL Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London.
Nutton acquired a BA in
Classics at Cambridge in 1965 and subsequently taught there as a Fellow of Selwyn College (1967–77). He received his PhD in 1970. Since 1977 he has worked at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine as a Lecturer, and since 1993 as Professor. He is a member of several international learned societies and a Fellow of the [2 ] British Academy.
Nutton's main field of research is the Greek physician
Galen. Beyond that, his work comprises the whole of the ancient history of medicine and its reception history, in particular during the Renaissance and in the Muslim world.
Publications [ edit ]
John Caius and the Manuscripts of Galen, Cambridge: Cambridge Philological Society, 1987
From Democedes to Harvey: Studies in the History of Medicine, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 1988
Medicine at The Courts of Europe 1500-1837, London: Routledge, 1990
The Western Medical Tradition: 800 BC to Ad 1800, with Lawrence I. Conrad and Michael Neve, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995
The History of Medical Education in Britain, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995 Galen,
On My Own Opinions, (trans.) Akademie Verlag, 1999
Renaissance Studies: Medicine in the Renaissance City, (Ed.), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001
The Unknown Galen, London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2002
Ancient Medicine, London: Routledge, 2005
Pestilential Complexities: Understanding Medieval Plague, London: Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2008
Galen: On Problematical Movements, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011
Method of Medicine, Volume I: Books 1-4 (Loeb Classical Library), Cambridge, Mass: Harvard Univ. Press, 2011
References [ edit ]
^ NUTTON, Prof. Vivian, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014
^ Selwyn College Calendar, 1986/87
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