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Elizabeth O'Brien

Assistant Professor
Department: Department of History
6265 Bunche Hall
Box 951473
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1473
Keywords: Public Health, History, Medicine, Women's Studies, Mexico

Elizabeth O’Brien is an Assistant Professor of the History of Medicine and of Latin America. Her book, Surgery and Salvation: The Roots of Reproductive Injustice in Mexico, 1770-1940, is forthcoming with The University of North Carolina Press in fall 2023. Her research has been funded by grants from ACLS/Mellon, NEH, Fulbright, and NSF, and has been published in The Lancet, Endeavour, The Washington Post, The Journal of Women’s History, Women’s History Review, and Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. She was recently an Assistant Professor of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.