Dominique A. Tobbell, Ph.D. 


I am an assistant professor in the Program in the History of Medicine and 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.

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: oral history, history of pharmaceuticals, health care policy, academic medicine, nursing, medical technology, biomedical sciences, business and political history