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Todd Olszewski


Photo of faculty memberAssistant Professor

Contact Information:
Howley Hall 201


Ph.D. - Yale University

Area(s) of Expertise:

History of medicine; biomedical research and health policy

Awards and Honors:

Stanley Jackson Prize - Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

Selected Publications:

Olszewski, Todd. (2017). "Practicing Medicine in 1917 Rhode Island". Rhode Island Medical Journal100 (12)

Olszewski, Todd., Waldron, Danielle., Hackey, Robert. (2017). "Scholars in Training: Moving From Student Engagement to Student Empowerment". Currents in Teaching and Learning9 (1), 17-25.

Olszewski, Todd., Hackey, Robert., Waldron, Danielle . (2015). New Hampshire: Baseline Report. Albany, NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York.

Olszewski, Todd. (2014). "The Causal Conundrum: The Diet-Heart Debates and the Management of Uncertainty in American Medicine". Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences70 (2), 218-49. Oxford University Press.

Recent Presentations:

Olszewski, Todd., MCPHS University, Boston, MA, "NIH Consensus Conferences: Courting Controversy and Changing Clinical Medicine, 1977-2013.". April, 2017.

Hackey, Robert., Olszewski, Todd., Innovations in Health Law and Policy: Regulatory Challenges and Strategies for Change., University of New Hampshire School of Law and the Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Concord, NH, "New Hampshire’s “Wait and See” Approach To Implementing the ACA". October, 2015.

Olszewski, Todd., Hackey, Robert., Waldron, Danielle., Northeast Political Science Association Annual Meeting, NEPSA, New Haven, CT, "Live Free and Reform: Implementing the Affordable Care Act in New Hampshire". April, 2015.

Olszewski, Todd., American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, APHA, Boston, MA, "Cardiovascular Epidemiology and the Rise of the Heart Healthy Diet". November, 2013.

Olszewski, Todd., The Guffey Lecture in the History of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, "Cholesterol, Risk, and the Politics, of Science". April, 2013.

Olszewski, Todd., Health Activism in the Twentieth Century: A History of Medicine Symposium, Yale University, New Haven, CT, "An Uneasy Marriage: Health Activism, the NIH, and the Politics of Biomedical Research". October, 2010.