History of Public Health

This healthcare section of the directory provides an interesting look at the history of public health and highlights a number of websites offering you information, resources as well as including historical data and photographs concerning the history of public health around the world.

Regular Listings

An extensive collection of still images, image sets, and multimedia files related to public health. Includes Photographs, Illustrations and Multimedia Files.

A time line of all speculation on and experiments pertaining to the germ theory of disease beginning in 50 BC and going to 1900.

The Public Health Museum in Massachusetts is housed in the Old Administration Building of Tewksbury Hospital. Extensive exhibit information and photographs about public health in Massachusetts.