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Marta Hanson

Marta Hanson is an independent scholar who writes about the history of medicine in China, public health in East Asia, and connected Sino-European medical history. She was associate professor of East Asian medical history in the History of Medicine Department, Johns Hopkins University (2004–21), and Assistant Professor of late imperial Chinese history at the University of California, San Diego (1997–2004). She is the author of Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine: Disease and the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China (Routledge, 2011).