David Oshinsky

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David Oshinsky, winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Polio: An American Story, holds the Jack S. Blanton chair in history at the University of Texas at Austin and is a distinguished scholar in residence at New York University. Other awards include: 2010 Cartwright Prize from Columbia University Medical Center for his research into the history of polio; 2009 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Dean’s Medal for significant contributions to the field of public health.

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Winter 2010

More than a million children participated in the Salk poliomyelitis vaccine trials of 1954, the largest public health experiment in American History