ORIGINAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
"Translating Western Modernity: The First Chinese Hospital in America," Bulletin of the History of Medicine 85 (2011): 413-47
“Glimpses of a Hidden Burden: Hydatic Disease in Eighteenth-Century Scotland,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 79 (2005): 534-43.
“Reflected Experience in Medicine, Science and Technology: The Example of Hospital History,” in Historizität: Erfahrung und Handeln-Geschichte und Medizin, ed. A. Labisch and N. Paul, Stuttgart, Steiner Verlag, 2004, pp. 253-63.
"Osler, Baltimore and Public Health," in Osler Library Newsletter 100 (2003): 1-6.
“Shelter and Care for Natives and Colonists: Hospitals in Sixteenth-Century New Spain,” in Searching for the Secrets of Nature: The Life and Works of Dr. Francisco Hernandez, ed. by S. Varey, R. Chabran and D. B. Weiner, Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2001, pp. 65-81.
“Health Care in Hospitals: The Past 1000 Years,” Lancet 2000 354 (Dec 1999): 25.
"The Road to Twentieth-Century Therapeutics: Shifting Perspectives and Approaches" in The Inside Story of Medicines-A Symposium, ed. by G. J. Higby and E. C. Stroud, Madison, Wis., American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 1997, pp. 51-73.
Cause of Death as a Historical Problem,” Continuity & Change 12 (1997): 1-15.
“Health and Medicine in Wagner’s Germany, 1820-1890,” in The Threat to Cosmic Order: Psychological, Social, and Health Implications of Richard Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung, ed. by P. Ostwald and L. Zegans, Madison, CT, International Universities Press, 1997, pp. 111-30.
“The Anatomical-Clinical Synthesis: From Morgagni to Laennec,” In Histoire de la Pensée Médicale Occidentale, ed. by M. Grmek, Paris, Ed. Seuil, 1997, vol 2, pp. 177-97.
“Before the Clinic was ‘Born’: Methodological Perspectives in Hospital History,” in Institutions of Confinement: Hospitals, Asylums and Prisons in Western Europe and North America, 1500-1950, ed. by N. Finzsch and R. Jütte, New York, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1996, pp. 75-96.
“The Politics of Fear: Bubonic Plague in San Francisco, California, 1900,” in New Countries and Old Medicine, ed. by L. Bryder and D. Dow, Auckland, NZ, Pyramid Press, 1995, pp. 1-19.
“Mozart and the Vienna World of Medicine: Ideals and Paradoxes.” In The Pleasures and Perils of Genius—Mostly Mozart, ed. by P. Ostwald and L. Zegans, Madison, Conn: International Universities Press, 1993, pp. 83-96.
“Cullen as Clinician: Organization and Strategies of an Eighteenth Century Medical Practice.” In William Cullen and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World, ed. by A. Doig, J.P.S. Ferguson, I.A. Milne and R. Passmore, 133-151. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1993, pp. 133-51.
“Medical Care,” in Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine, ed. by W.F. Bynum and R.S. Porter, 2 vols., London, Routledge, 1993, vol 1, pp. 45-77.
“Revolt against Quarantine: Community Responses to the 1916 Polio Epidemic, Oyster Bay, New York.” Transactions & Studies of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia 14 (February 1992): 23–50.
“A Long Pull, a Strong Pull, and All Together: San Francisco and Bubonic Plague, 1907–1908.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 66 (1992): 260–86.
With J. H. Warner. “Reconstructing Clinical Activities: Patient Records in Medical History.” Social History of Medicine. 5 (1992): 1–23.
“Medicine in the Age of Enlightenment.” In History of Medicine in Society, Historical Essays, ed. by A. Wear, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992, pp. 149-95.
“John Brown.” In Klassiker der Medizin, ed. by D. von Engelhardt and F. Hartmann, 2 vols., Munich: C. H. Beck, 1991, vol. 2, pp. 24-36.
“Epidemics before AIDS: A Research Program.” In AIDS and the Historian, co-ed. with V. Harden, Proceedings of a Conference at the National Institutes of Health, March 20–1, 1989, Bethesda: National Institutes of Health, 1991, pp. 2-12.
“The History of Therapeutics.” In Essays in the History of Therapeutics, edited by W. F. Bynum and V. Nutton. Clio Medica 22 (1991): 3–11.
“Brunonian Therapeutics: New Wine in Old Bottles?” In Brunonianism in Britain and Europe, ed. by W. F. Bynum and R. Porter, London: Wellcome Institute, 1988, pp. 46-62. (Medical History, Supplement No. 8.)
“Clinical Instruction in Hospitals: The Boerhaavian Tradition in Leyden, Edinburgh, Vienna, and Pavia.” Clio Medica 21 (1987/88): 1–19.
“Epidemics and History: Ecological Perspectives and Social Responses.” In AIDS: The Burdens of History, edited by E. Fee and D. Fox, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988, pp. 33-66.
“Britannia Rules the Seas: The Health of Seamen, Edinburgh, 1791–1800.” Journal of the History of Medicine 43 (1988): 426–46.
“Hysteria at the Edinburgh Infirmary: The Construction of a Disease, 1770–1800.” Medical History 32 (1988): 1–22.
“A Shift in Medical Epistemology: Clinical Diagnosis 1770–1828.” In History of Diagnostics, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on the Comparative History of Medicine—East and West, Osaka, Japan: Taniguchi Foundation, 1987, pp. 115-47.
“Hospital History: New Sources and Methods.” In Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine, edited by A. Wear and R. Porter, London: Croom Helm, 1987, pp. 175-203.
“Medicine in New Spain.” In Medicine in the New World: New Spain, New France, and New England, edited by R. L. Numbers, Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1987, pp. 12-63.
“Imhotep and Medicine: A Reevaluation.” The Western Journal of Medicine 144 (1986): 622–24.
“Typhus Fever in Eighteenth-Century Hospitals: New Approaches to Medical Treatment.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 59 (1985): 176–95.
“La Ecología de la Enfermedad: Tema de Estudio Médico-Histórico.” Boletín de la Sociedad Mexicana de Historia y Filosofia de la Medicina Vol. 7, no. 46 (March 1984): 289–304.
“Once on Top, Now on Tap: American Physicians View Their Relationships With Patients, 1920–1970.” In Responsibility in Health Care, edited by G. J. Agich, Dordrecht, Holland: Reidel Publishing Co., 1982, pp. 23-49.
“Patients and Their Healers: Historical Studies in Health Care.” In Who Decides? Conflicts of Rights in Health Care, edited by N. K. Bell, Clifton, N.J.: Humana Press, 1982, pp. 27-45.
“Medicine in New Spain: Institutions and Practice, 1570–1621.” Vol. 1. Proceedings of the 31st Actas Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Medicina, Barcelona: Acad. Cien. Med. Catalunya, 1981, pp. 207-11.
“From the Horse and Buggy to Automobile and Telephone: Medical Practice in Wisconsin, 1850–1930.” In Wisconsin Medicine: Historical Perspectives, edited by J. W. Leavitt and R. L. Numbers, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1981, pp. 25-45
“Epidemics and Medicine: The Influence of Disease on Medical Thought and Practice.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 53 (1979): 505–19.
“Enfermedad y la Historia de la Medicina: Nuevo Enfoque para la Investigación.” La Semana Medica (Buenos Aires) 86 (1979): 395–403.
“The Renaissance of Bloodletting: A Chapter in Modern Therapeutics.” Journal of the History of Medicine 34 (1979): 3–22.
“Schelling, ‘Naturphilosophie’ and John Brown’s System of Medicine.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 50 (1976): 321–34.
“Philosophical Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Germany: An Episode in the Relations Between Philosophy and Medicine.” Journal of Philosophy and Medicine 1 (1976): 72–92.
“Vocational Guidance During the Depression: Phrenology vs. Applied Psychology.” Journal of the History of Behavioral Sciences 12 (1976): 130–40.
“The Role of Medical History in the Education of the ‘Humanist’ Physician: A Re-evaluation.” Journal of Medical Education 59 (1975): 458–65.
“Teaching Medical History in the 1970’s: New Challenges and Approaches.” Clio Medica 10 (1975): 133–42.
“Doctor William Cullen, Physician, Edinburgh: A Consultation Practice in the Eighteenth Century.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 48 (1974): 338–51.
“Scottish Medicine on the Continent: John Brown’s Medical System in Germany, 1796–1806.” Vol. 1. Proceedings of the XXIII International Congress of the History of Medicine, London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1974, pp. 682–7.
“Calomel and the Rise of American Medical Sects during the Nineteenth Century.” Mayo Clinic Proceedings 48 (1973): 57–64.
“Shamanism: The Dawn of a Healing Profession.” Wisconsin Medical Journal 71 (1972): 18–23.
“Rational Egyptian Surgery: A Cranial Injury Discussed in the Edwin Smith Papyrus.” Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 48 (1972): 145–58.
“Kant, Schelling, and the Early Search for a Philosophical ‘Science’ of Medicine in Germany.” Journal of the History of Medicine 27 (1972): 145–58.
“Medical Certainty and Kant’s Critical Philosophy,” in The Influence of Early Enlightenment Thought upon German Classical Science and Letters, New York: N. Watson, Science-History Publications, 1972, pp. 27-36.
“Pierre A. Piorry (1794–1879), The French ‘Master of Percussion.’” Chest 60 (1971): 484–88.
“The Quest for Certainty in Medicine: John Brown’s System of Medicine in France.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 45 (1971): 1–12.
“Pharaoh Akhenaton of Ancient Egypt: Controversies Among Egyptologists and Physicians Regarding His Postulated Illness.” Journal of the History of Medicine 26 (1971): 3–17.
“The Brownian System of Medicine: Its Theoretical and Practical Implications.” Clio Medica 5 (1970): 45–51.
“Historicism in Medical History.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 43 (1969): 201–11.
(With Robert Schoene.) “Rheumatoid Heart Disease.” Ohio State Medical Journal 60 (1964): 377–79.
“Paleopatologia en el Antiguo Egipto,” in RAU Asuntos Cientificos, Buenos Aires, Argentina: United Arab Republic Scientific Publications, April 1964, vol. 2, pp. 47-64.