1. Dr. Markel on NPR’s Science Friday

    October 17, 2014

    Watch Dr. Markel discuss the fascinating history of Dr. John Harvey Kellogg before a live audience on NPR’s Science Friday.


  2. How Scary Is This Ebola Outbreak?

    August 12, 2014

    Read Dr. Markel’s latest New Republic article about the Ebola virus, “How Scary Is This Ebola Outbreak?”


  3. Dr. Markel discusses Alcoholic’s Anonymous on Michigan Radio’s Stateside

    April 28, 2014

    Listen to Dr. Markel discuss the history of Alcoholic’s Anonymous on Michigan Radio’s Stateside.


  4. One man’s rise from ‘Dr. Unqualified’ to surgeon-in-chief

    November 15, 2013

    Read Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “One Man’s Rise from ‘Dr. Unqualified’ to Surgeon-in-Chief,” where he writes about the public career of Dr. C. Everett Koop.


  5. Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “A Hormonal Happy Birthday”

    June 20, 2013

    Read Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “A Hormonal Happy Birthday,” where he discusses the etymology of the word “hormone” and the history of early endocrinology.


  6. Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “The Day Doctors Began to Conquer Smallpox”

    May 22, 2013

    Read Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “The Day Doctors Began to Conquer Smallpox,” where he discusses Dr. Edward Jenner’s investigation of smallpox and his work on a vaccine.


  7. Dr. Markel named Editor-in-Chief of The Milbank Quarterly

    May 22, 2013

    We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Markel will become the Editor-in-Chief of The Milbank Quarterly on October 1.


  8. Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “The Day Polio Began Losing Its Grip on America”

    April 12, 2013

    Read Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “The Day Polio Began Losing Its Grip on America,” where he discusses the 1956 discovery of the Salk polio vaccine.


  9. Interview with author Andrew Solomon

    April 12, 2013

    On April 12, 2013, Dr. Markel interviewed author Andrew Solomon about his book Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity at a fundraising event for the University of Michigan Depression Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


  10. Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “How a Doctor Discovered U.S. Walls Were Poisonous”

    April 2, 2013

    Read Dr. Markel’s latest PBS NewsHour column, “How a Doctor Discovered U.S. Walls Were Poisonous,” where he discusses the discovery of the dangers of lead paint.