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Louella R. McCarthy <email@example.com>
University of Western Sydney
Current projects involve history of medical education; history of women in biomedicine; disability history; heritage and place; oral history.
|Address:||School of Medicine, UWS
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith, NSW 2751
|Secondary Phone:||0404 481 993|
|Fax Number:||+61 2 4620 3891|
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-ANZAU
|Interests:||Australian and New Zealand History / Studies
Health and Health Care
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
PhD (History) UNSW, 2002; MA (Women's Studies) UNSW 1992; BA (hons in History) UNSW 1986.
Recent publications: ‘Filtered Images: Visions of ‘Pioneering’ Women Doctors in Twentieth-Century Australia’, Health & History, 8 (2), 2006, pp.91-110. (Special issue on Health, Medicine and the Media, ed. C. Hooker & H. Pols).
‘All This Fuss About a Trivial Incident? Women, Hospitals and Medical Work in New South Wales, 1900–1920’, Women’s History Review, 14 (2), 2005, pp.267–85 (Special issue on ‘Work, Professionalism and Middle-Class Identity’, ed. L. Jackson & K. Cowman).
‘The History of Nursing and Medicine’, in M. Spongberg, B. Caine & A. Curthoys (eds), Companion to Women’s Historical Writing, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire UK, 2005, pp.371-80.
‘Idealists or Pragmatists? Progressives and Separatists among Australian Medical Women, 1900–1940’, Social History of Medicine, 16 (2), 2003, pp.263–82.
‘Surveying Attitudes and Charting the Future’, Australian Cultural History, 22, 2003, pp.31–42 (Special issue on ‘Australians and the Past’).
‘Women Doctors and a Sense of Place’, Public History Review, 9, 2001, pp.45–60.
2009- Senior Lecturer, Medicine in Society, School of Medicine University of Western Sydney
2007-2009 Manager, Community Participation, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney.
2005–2007: Research Associate, Disability & Community Research Cluster, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney.
2002-05: Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney; Tutor, School of History, UNSW
1999–2002:Senior Researcher/Project Coordinator, ‘Australians and the Past’ Project, UTS.
1990-1998: Executive Officer, Centre for Community History, University of NSW.