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I am a historian of medicine, science, and technology, specializing in global health technologies. My work brings together the histories of technology, medicine, public health, and capitalism to explore transnational American foreign aid and its impacts in southern Africa. For more on my current projects, including my current book project, "Developing to Scale: Appropriate Technology and the Making of Global Health," see Research.

I received my Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and in September 2019 will join Princeton University’s Global Health Program as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. My work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Ford Presidential Foundation, and the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, among others. I was a 2017 Michael E. DeBakey Fellow in the History of Medicine at the National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health, and was a 2018 Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.

For more details, see my CV.

heidimorefield@princeton.edu

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