Fonds F3044 - Jacalyn Duffin fonds

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Jacalyn Duffin fonds

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  • [198-]-2015 (Creation)
    Duffin, Jacalyn

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ca. 8 m of textual records

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Jacalyn M. Duffin CM FRSC (born 1950) is a Canadian medical historian and hematologist. Duffin completed her MD from the University of Toronto. Soon after this, she moved to Paris, where she elected to study hematology and René Laennec at the Sorbonne. She completed her PhD in the History of Medicine in 1985, she then returned to Canada. She held the Hannah Chair, History of Medicine at Queen's University from 1988 until 2017. Formerly, she was President of the American Association for the History of Medicine and Canadian Society for the History of Medicine. From 1993–1995 she was Associate Dean Undergraduate Studies and Education at Queen's University. She is well known for her testimony which led to the canonization of Marie-Marguerite d'Youville. She has published twelve books (as author and editor) on the history of medicine and has written numerous articles on various subjects relating to the history of medicine, miracles, and hematology. In 2019, Duffin was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, research, daytimers, awards, course material, student evaluations, Hannah Chair material, and more.

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