W. Curtis Worthington Jr. Research Paper Competition

Type: Prize

Name: W. Curtis Worthington, Jr., Undergraduate and Graduate Research Papers Competition.

Location: The Waring Library Society and the Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina

Application Deadline: May 31, 2015


Details:

The Waring Library Society and the Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina invite entries for the W. Curtis Worthington, Jr., Undergraduate and Graduate Research Papers Competition.

Papers entered in the Competition should represent original research in the history of the health sciences. They may cover any historical period and any cultural tradition. Paper topics may include — but are by no means limited to — public health policy and the social context of disease and health; the construction of the medical profession and medical institutions; gender and medical theory or practice; learned medical practitioners as social, political, and economic agents; notions of the human body as the subject of health, disease, and therapeutic intervention; medicine and natural philosophy/science; medicine and the humanities; and the development of health science disciplines such as nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, and allied health fields.

One first prize of $1,500 will be awarded each year to the winner in each category: undergraduate and graduate. The prize-winning papers in each category will be eligible for publication in the Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association subject to the author’s consent and the editor’s approval.

For more information about this competition, please contact the Waring Historical Library at 843-792-2288 or waringhl@musc.edu. Guidelines and application available: http://waring.library.musc.edu/cwworth.php.


Contact Information:
Waring Historical Library
waringhl@musc.edu

Posted: March 03, 2015