Victoria BrownResearch Associate
Department of Humanities
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Victoria graduated with honours in Applied Biological Sciences from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1995. Following eleven years working within retail management she returned to academia, completing her MA in the History of Medicine at Newcastle in 2007. Immediately after the completion of her MA she started a Wolfson Research Institute sponsored PhD at Durham University in the History of Medicine entitled “Public Health Issues and General Practice in the Area of Middlesbrough, 1880-1980”. Her subsequent work and interest on the health in the North East led to her Research Associate post within the Wellcome funded project “Disability and Industrial Society: A Comparative Cultural History of British Coalfields, c.1780-1948.”
PhD, History of Medicine, Durham University (under examination - 2011)
MA, History of Medicine, Newcastle University, 2007
BSc (Hons) Applied Biological Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1995
Victoria’s research interests include
- Public health and the historical involvement of General Practitioners as well as the development of the profession during the 19th and 20th centuries.
- The history of health within the North East of England, and its relationship with industry.
- Victorian psychiatry, with particular focus on the medical profession within the asylum
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