Leon awarded Stanley Jackson Prize

The Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences named Sharon Leon, Associate Director of Education Projects at CHNM, as the winner of the third annual Stanley Jackson award for her paper, “Hopelessly Entangled in Nordic Pre-suppositions’: Catholic Participation in the American Eugenics Society in the 1920s.” (59:1, January 2004).”

The Jackson Prize was created in the honor of Dr. Stanley W. Jackson (1920-2000). Dr. Jackson was a former editor of the journal, president of the American Association for the History of Medicine, and a distinguished professor of psychiatry and medical history at Yale Medical School. he Jackson Prize is given for a paper published in the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences. The prize of $500 is awarded yearly by a committee appointed by the editor for the best paper that appeared in the journal in the previous 3 years.

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