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External Faculty and Collaborators

External Faculty:

Dr. David Hogan, Gerontology, bio link

Professor Margaret J. Osler (†), History, bio link

(our colleague and friend Maggie Osler very sadly passed away on Sept. 15, 2010; for UofC obituary notes, please see the Cumming School of Medicine Newsletter, the Homepage of the Department of History and of the Faculty of Arts)

An obituary of Professor Osler by Dr. Frank W. Stahnisch has also been published in the British Journal for the History of Science 44 (2011), pp. 115-118. The article can be downloaded here.

Dr. Lisa Petermann, History, bio link

Dr. Keith Sharkey, Neuroscience, bio link

Professor Annette Timm, History, bio link

Dr. Keith Todd, Laboratory Medicine, bio link

Professor Peter Toohey, Greek and Roman Studies, bio link

Dr. Marja Verhoef, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, bio link

Dr. Ardene Vollman, Public Health, bio link

Dr. Gregor Wolbring, Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, bio link

Dr. Jim Wright, Pathology, bio link


Group Research Collaboration:

An active collaboration with the following research group exists:

Bio-Procedural Design in Science, Art, and Architecture

Please see the mutual website at: http://bioprodesign.org/

This interdisciplinary research project aims at increasing the connection between creators of scientific, artistic and architectural designs by analyzing and integrating bioinformatics modelling with forms of visualization in design and architecture software.

The bioinformatics paradigm has strongly altered and reshaped processes of knowledge generation and forms of education in biomedicine, which are still poorly understood from both a historical and philosophical viewpoint. This partial project aims at analyzing and contextualizing such processes in their greater historical trajectory and technological dimension.

Members of the group include:

Dr. Christian Jacob, Bioinformatics

Dr. Faramarz Samavati, Computer Science

Prof. Gerald Hushlak, Art

Dr. Frank W. Stahnisch, History of Medicine

Prof. Joshua Taron, Architecture 

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