The Judge and The Historian

Ramses Delafontaine

Historians as Expert Witnesses Ramses Delafontaine

Todd Savitt

Todd Savitt

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Todd Savitt is a historian of medicine with a particular interest in African-American medical history. He received his BA from Colgate University (1965), attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine (1965-1968), and earned his MA (1970) and Ph.D. (1975) in history from the University of Virginia. After teaching at the University of Florida College of Medicine (1976-1982) he joined the Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies at The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University where he teaches history of medicine, literature and medicine, social and cultural issues in medical practice, and medical ethics. Savitt is also Assistant Dean for Diversity at BSOM (since January 2011).