Posted on Feb 22, 2002

Charlotte Borst, dean of arts and sciences, spoke recently

at Johns Hopkins University's Department of the History

of Science, Medicine, and Technology. Her paper was titled

“Poor, Pregnant, and Black in Bull Conner's Birmingham:

The Politics of Indigent Care and Academic Medicine in

Birmingham, Alabama, 1950-1964.” This paper, submitted for

publication in the Journal of Southern

History, is part of the research for her book,

Making the Student Body: Gender and Race and Admission

to Medical School in America, 1920-70.