Peter C. English

Professor Emeritus of History

External address: 
328 Carr Bldg, History Department, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90719, History Department, Durham, NC 27708-0719
Phone: 
(919) 684-8206

Overview

History of Medicine, history of disease, obesity, lead poisoning, rheumatic fever, abortion

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1975

  • M.D., Duke University 1975

  • B.A., Duke University 1969

Humanities and Medicine Lecture Series awarded by The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2006

Duke Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and Humanities awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2002

Antibiotics and Resistance awarded by Mary Duke Biddle Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1999 to 2000

Antibiotics and Resistance awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1998 to 2000

Planning Project to Enhance Duke's Interdisciplinary Activities in Social Medicine awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1999 to 2000

Center for Medical Humanities awarded by Mary Duke Biddle Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1999 to 2000

History Of Rheumatic Fever awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1998

A History Of Rheumatic Fever awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 1989 to 1990

(88-0356) History of Rheumatic Fever awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1988

English, PC. "Emergence of rheumatic fever in the nineteenth century." Milbank Q 67 Suppl 1 (1989): 33-49.

Grossman, H, and English PC, . "Radiology and the History of Child Abuse." Pediatric Annals 12, no. 2 (1983): 870-874.

English, PC. "History of the North Carolina Pediatric Society." North Carolina Pediatric Society (1982): i/23-. (Academic Article)

English, PC. "The Infant Who Fails to Thrive Without an Organic Reason." Pediatric Annals 7 (1978): 774-781. (Academic Article)