AIHP Announces Pharmacy in History Editorial Board

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AIHP is pleased to announce the formation of a new Editorial Board for its academic journal, Pharmacy in History. The Editorial Board will “provide guidance, advice and assistance to the editors of Pharmacy in History,” according to a Statement of Purpose memorandum adopted by AIHP’s Board of Directors.

Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy in History Lucas Richert, who also serves as AIHP’s new Historical Director, initiated formation of the Editorial Board as part of a comprehensive re-examination of AIHP’s publishing program. “Fostering world-leading scholarship in the history of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy is essential to the long-term success of AIHP,” Richert stated. “To promote such scholarship, the Institute must have a high-quality academic journal with a reputation that attracts submissions from leading scholars.” Additional measures designed to enhance the quality of Pharmacy in History will be announced in coming months.

The Editorial Board’s responsibilities include:

  • Working with the editorial team to establish high-quality publication and operating standards;
  • Offering advice on editorial issues, such as the topical scope of manuscripts considered for publication;
  • Assisting the editorial team with the peer review of manuscript submissions; and
  • Acting as ambassadors for Pharmacy in History and promoting the journal as a publishing venue.

Members of the Pharmacy in History Editorial Board are:

Erika Dyck, PhD, Professor and Canada Research Chair in the History of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Joseph Gabriel, PhD, Professor in the Department of History and Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL

Gregory Higby, PhD, Fischelis Scholar in the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy in Madison, WI

Laurence Monnais, PhD, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Health Care Pluarlism in the Department of History and the Centre for East Asian Studies at the Université de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec

John Parascandola, PhD, U.S. Public Health Service Historian (Retired), Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD

Matthew Smith, PhD, Professor of History and member of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland

John Swann, PhD, Historian at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in Silver Spring, MD

Dominique Tobbell, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of the History of Medicine Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN

Please visit the Pharmacy in History Editorial Board web page for complete biographies of all Board members.

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AIHP COVID-19 ProjectThe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is documenting and preserving pharmacy stories and experiences during the COVID-19 global pandemic for the benefit of future historians and scholars. We seek to record the effects of this public health emergency on all types of pharmacy experiences. We invite you to share your pharmacy stories, photos, videos, artifacts, and other documentation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

You can participate in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project either (1) by immediately sharing your thoughts/experiences and/or submitting digital materials or (2) by signifying your to intention to submit materials in the future. Please comply with all applicable local or state stay-at-home orders while self-documenting.

Please click the link below to learn more about participating in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project.

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events):

May 28-31, 2024: Kremers Seminar in the History of Pharmacy webinars.
June 27-30, 2024: ADHS Biennial Conference, Buffalo, NY.
July 7-11, 2024: International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Banff, Canada.
September 4-7, 2024: 46th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy, Belgrade Serbia.
January 3-6, 2025: Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New York City, NY.

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