Claas Kirchhelle

Claas Kirchhelle is an assistant professor in the History of Medicine at University College Dublin. Supported by a Wellcome Trust University Award, his work explores the global history of infectious disease surveillance. His book on the history of antibiotic use, resistance, and regulation, Pyrrhic Progress (2020, Rutgers University Press), won the 2020 Turriano Prize.


Laying the Foundations: Disease and the Emergence of Public Health

Claas Kirchhelle traces the history of disease, public health, and international cooperation from cholera to Covid-19.

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