Manon Parry appointed Professor of Medical History at VU
As of the 1st of May 2018, Dr. Manon S. Parry is named professor (by special appointment) at the Faculty of Humanities at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
Parry, Senior Lecturer in American Studies and Public History at the University of Amsterdam, holds the chair initiated by Stichting Historia Medicinae for an initial period of five years. The aim of the chair is to support and further develop research and education in the history of health, illness, health care and medicine in their social, cultural and scientific contexts, in collaboration with the Metamedica group at the VU Medical Center (VUMC). The chair is embedded in the interdisciplinary research institute CLUE + at the university.