“Malaria in America,” in Frank M. Snowden and Richard Bucala, eds., The Global Challenge of Malaria: Past Lessons and Future Prospects, (New York and London: World Scientific Press, 2014), 3-17.

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How Four Once Common Diseases Were Eliminated from the American South,” Health Affairs, 2009, 28, 1734-44.

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Climate Change and Mosquito-Borne Disease: A Historical Perspective,” MD Advisor, April 2009, 16-21.

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Leo B. Slater and M. Humphreys, “Parasites and Progress: Ethical Decision Making and the Santee-Cooper Malaria Study, 1944-49,” Perspectives in Biology & Medicine, 2008, 51, 103-20.

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M. Humphreys, Idrissa Boly, Truls Ostbye, Kerry Haynie, Philip Costanzo and Frank Sloan, “Racial Disparities in Diabetes a Century Ago: Evidence from the Pension Files of U.S. Civil War Veterans,” Social Science and Medicine, 2007, 64, 1766-1775.

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A Stranger to our Camps: Typhus in American History,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 2006, 80, 269-90.

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 “Whose Body? Which Disease? Studying Malaria while Treating Neurosyphilis,” in

Jordan Goodman, Anthony McElligott, and Lara Marks eds., Useful Bodies: Humans in the Service of Medical Science in the Twentieth Century (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003): pp. 53-77.

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No Safe Place: Disease and Panic in American History,” American Literary History, 2002, 14, 845-857.

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- Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, "Clio in the Clinic: History in Medical Practice" (2005), 13.

"Historians use skepticism like a scalpel. They may not believe that truth resides in the past, but they accept the obligation to search for it there."

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