Dominique A. Tobbell, Ph.D. 


 

My first book, Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform in Cold War America and its Consequences, is now available from the University of California Press.



My second book, Health Informatics at Minnesota: The First Fifty Years (Minneapolis: Tasora Books, 2015) is available online from the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics.

I am director and associate professor of the Program in the History of Medicine and associate professor of the Graduate Program in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. I am also oral historian for the University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center History Project. I am also the author of Health Informatics at Minnesota: The First Fifty Years (Minneapolis: Tasora Books, 2015).

I was awarded the M. Adelaide Nutting Award in 2015 by the American Association for the History of Nursing for my article, "'Coming to Grips with the Nursing Question': The Politics of Nursing Education Reform in 1960s America." Daniel P. Carpenter and I were awarded the 2013 J. Worth Estes Prize in pharmaceutical history by the American Association for the History of Medicine for our co-authored article, "Bioequivalence: The Regulatory Career of a Pharmaceutical Concept," Bulletin of the History of Medicine (2011) 85(1): 93-131. I was also awarded the 2011 Stanley Jackson Prize by the editor of the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences for my article, "'Who's Winning the Human Race?': Cold War as Pharmaceutical Political Strategy."

Specialties: nursing history, oral history, history of pharmaceuticals, health care policy, academic medicine, medical technology, business history