Beth Linker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A dangerous curve: the role of history in America's scoliosis screening programs
    Beth Linker
    Department of the History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:606-16. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Shooting disabled soldiers: medicine and photography in World War I America
    Beth Linker
    Department of the History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 365 Cohen Hall, 249 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6304, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 66:313-46. 2011

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. pmc A dangerous curve: the role of history in America's scoliosis screening programs
    Beth Linker
    Department of the History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:606-16. 2012
    ..g., polio and tuberculosis), the health fears associated with spinal curvature never fully dissipated. Scoliosis is still seen as a "dangerous curve," although the exact nature of the health risk remains unclear...
  2. doi request reprint Shooting disabled soldiers: medicine and photography in World War I America
    Beth Linker
    Department of the History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 365 Cohen Hall, 249 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6304, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 66:313-46. 2011
    ..In doing so, they (like other Progressive reformers at the time) hoped to persuade the public that rehabilitation had the power to make the wounds of war disappear...