AIHP Accepting Applications for 2020 PhD Thesis Support Grants

AIHP Logo

AIHP is now accepting applications for 2020 PhD Thesis Support Grants. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 1, 2020. Doctoral candidates in the fields of the history of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, and medicine are encouraged to apply for research support grants of up to $2,000.

The AIHP PhD Thesis Support Grant is intended to encourage academic research of pharmaco-historical topics by doctoral candidates and offers a grant-in-aid of up to $2,000 to support historical investigations of some aspect of pharmacy. Any dissertation or thesis project devoted to the history of pharmacy, history of drugs, or other humanistic study utilizing a pharmaco-historical approach, is eligible. Recipients of the grant must provide a report to AIHP about their research within one year after receiving the grant money. Grant recipients must also agree to submit a paper based on their thesis project or dissertation for consideration for publication in Pharmacy in History within two years of receiving the grant.

AIHP is proud that many active historians in the fields of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, and medicines are past recipients of PhD Thesis Support Grants. Past recipients include:

  • Jole R. Shackelford (1987), currently Assistant Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Minnesota;
  • William B. McAllister (1992), currently Chief of the Special Projects Division at the State Department Office of the Historian;
  • Walton O. Shalick, III (1993), currently Assistant Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, History, and History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison;
  • Arthur Daemmrich (1995), currently Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History;
  • David Herzberg (2001), currently Associate Professor of History at the University at Buffalo;
  • Jeremy Greene (2002), currently Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University;
  • Alisha Rankin (2003), currently Associate Professor of History of Science and Medicine at Tufts University;
  • Dominque Tobbell (2006), currently Associate Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Minnesota; and
  • Benjamin Breen (2011), currently Assistant Professor of History at the University of California-Santa Cruz.

More information about the AIHP Ph.D. Thesis Support Grant and past recipients of the grant is available on the Institute’s webpage.

Advancing knowledge and understanding of the history of pharmacy and medicines.
AIHP News

AIHP Thanks Members of the National Pharmacy Association Sponsorship program

Read More
Subscribe

Join AIHP and Subscribe to Pharmacy in History

Individual Subscription For $80/year ($100/foreign) Institutional/Corporate subscription For $160/year ($180/foreign) Pharmacy Education Fund (Schools or College of Pharmacy) For $330/year

Read More
AIHP News

Access the Pharmacy in History JSTOR Archive

All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR.

Read More
AIHP News

Calendar of Events

Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields:

Read More