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McCarthy, Louella R.

Assoc Professor

  • Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
  • School of Medicine

Research Overview


  • My scholarly interests span community engagement theory and practice, the history and heritage of medicine, and women and gender history.  Specific research project currently underway include: Women in Australian Rural Medical Practice; A history of the NSW Prison Service 1788-1998; community research with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Social Impact group; and a history of the Australian Federation of Medical Women. Investigating the role of medical humanities for medical students and graduates.

Available as Research Supervisor

Available for Collaborative Projects

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2018

    Published In
    Medical History: An International Journal for the History of Medicine and Related Sciences
    Volume
    62
    Pages
    91 - 111
    ISSN
    0025-7273
    2018

    Published In
    Journal of Clinical Forensic and Legal Medicine: an international journal of forensic and legal medicine
    Volume
    54
    Pages
    50 - 52
    ISSN
    0308-0242
     
     
     
     
  • Conference Paper

    Year Title
     
     
     
     
     

Presentations


Impact Story


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • History of medicine (medical history); women and gender history; gender in society; medicine in society; engagement and higher education; material culture and heritage

Research Overview


  • My scholarly interests span community engagement theory and practice, the history and heritage of medicine, and women and gender history.  Specific research project currently underway include: Women in Australian Rural Medical Practice; A history of the NSW Prison Service 1788-1998; community research with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Social Impact group; and a history of the Australian Federation of Medical Women. Investigating the role of medical humanities for medical students and graduates.

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2018

    Published In
    Medical History: An International Journal for the History of Medicine and Related Sciences
    Volume
    62
    Pages
    91 - 111
    ISSN
    0025-7273
    2018

    Published In
    Journal of Clinical Forensic and Legal Medicine: an international journal of forensic and legal medicine
    Volume
    54
    Pages
    50 - 52
    ISSN
    0308-0242
     
     
     
     
  • Conference Paper

    Year Title
     
     
     
     
     

Presentations


Impact Story


Potential Supervision Topics


  • History of medicine (medical history); women and gender history; gender in society; medicine in society; engagement and higher education; material culture and heritage

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