Books

Wondrous Transformations: a maverick physician, the science of hormones, and the birth of the transgender revolution. Coming from University of North Carolina Press, Fall 2023.
J.B. Collip and the Development of Medical Research in Canada “…a sensitive re-creation of the life of this man best known for his role in the isolation of insulin.…To all historians of twentieth-century life science, and particularly those concerned with the changing roles of universities, and government during the rise of “big science,” this book will be a welcome contribution.”
Women, Health, and Nation “A fine book covering a wide swathe of important health and biomedical issues.”

“…focuses on the cross-cutting complexities of the recent past in women’s health.”

Essays in Honour of Michael Bliss A leading public intellectual, Michael Bliss has written prolifically for academic and popular audiences. The essays in this volume do honour to his influence and reflect upon the writing of history in Canada.
Other recent writing

With Patrick Walsh, “Remembering Insulin, et al.” History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals (forthcoming).

“Insulin’s Centenary: Complexity and Collaboration.” The Lancet 398, 10313 (2021): 1796-1797.

Foreword to The Discovery of Insulin: Special Centenary Edition by Michael Bliss, University of Toronto Press, 2021.

“Rethinking the ‘discovery’ of insulin.” Canadian Medical Association Journal 193, 42 (2021): e1636-31637.

 “Success Has Many Parents: J. B. Collip’s Role in the Discovery of Insulin.” Defining Moments Canada website, 13 April 2021.