Allan Morris Brandt
Allan Morris Brandt, Ph.D.
Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine in the Department of Social Medicine (In the Faculty of Medicine)

Allan M. Brandt is the Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine and Professor of the History of Science.  He holds a joint appointment between the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School.  Brandt served as Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences from 2008 to 2012.  He earned his undergraduate degree at Brandeis University and a Ph.D. in American History from Columbia University.  His work focuses on social and ethical aspects of health, disease, medical practices, and global health in the twentieth century.  Brandt is the author of No Magic Bullet:  A  Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States since 1880 (1987); and co-editor of Morality and Health (1997).  He has written on the social history of epidemic disease; the history of public health and health policy; and the history of human experimentation among other topics.  His book on the social and cultural history of cigarette smoking in the U.S., The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product that Defined America, was published by Basic Books in 2007 (paperback, 2009).   The book received the Bancroft Prize from Columbia University in 2008 and the Welch Medal from the American Association for the History of Medicine in 2011.  Brandt has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is currently writing about the impact stigma has on patients and health outcomes.

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How AIDS invented global health.
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N Engl J Med
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A reader's guide to 200 years of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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N Engl J Med
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Inventing conflicts of interest: a history of tobacco industry tactics.
Authors: Authors: Brandt AM.
Am J Public Health
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FDA regulation of tobacco--pitfalls and possibilities.
Authors: Authors: Brandt AM.
N Engl J Med
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"The doctors' choice is America's choice": the physician in US cigarette advertisements, 1930-1953.
Authors: Authors: Gardner MN, Brandt AM.
Am J Public Health
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Tobacco advertising in the United States: a proposal for a constitutionally acceptable form of regulation.
Authors: Authors: Bayer R, Gostin LO, Javitt GH, Brandt A.
JAMA
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Antagonism and accommodation: interpreting the relationship between public health and medicine in the United States during the 20th century.
Authors: Authors: Brandt AM, Gardner M.
Am J Public Health
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Introduction: bioethics and beyond.
Authors: Authors: Kleinman A, Fox RC, Brandt AM.
Daedalus
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Research ethics after World War II: the insular culture of biomedicine.
Authors: Authors: Brandt AM, Freidenfelds L.
Kennedy Inst Ethics J
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AIDS and metaphor: toward the social meaning of epidemic disease.
Authors: Authors: Brandt AM.
Soc Res (New York)
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