Coronavirus (COVID-19) notice

In accordance with the Quebec government directive, McGill University will remain closed until further notice. As a result, kindly note that the McGill Department of Social Studies of Medicine team is working remotely.

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Graduate Students

Current PhD Students

Cynthia Tang

BSc (Toxicology, University of Toronto), MSc (Immunology, University of Waterloo), MA (History of Medicine, McGill University)
Currently PhD candidate in History, McGill University

Areas of Interest:  history of medicine; history of surgery; technological innovation; evaluation and spread of new medical technologies and treatments

Stephanie A. Nairn

BA (Hons) (Political Science & Sociology, McMaster University), MA (Sociology, Queen's University), PhD Candidate (Sociology), McGill University

Lead Researcher & Coordinator (Psychiatrie), CHU Ste-Justine & University of Montreal

Areas of Interest: sociology of food allergy; sociology of scientific and medical knowledge; sociology of food and consumption, sociology of drug use and addiction; risk and uncertainty

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