The eight case studies in this edited volume show in detail how the Rockefeller Foundation's gifts affected medical research, education, and public health in Europe, the Soviet Union, and China between World War I and the Cold War. Despite the Foundation's goal to help countries with established medical research programs, major advances were achieved in several countries that did not have a notable history in medical research. In other circumstances, however, the Rockefeller Foundation was confronted with local cultural and political imperatives that reshaped or weakened its objectives. Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Biomedicine offers important lessons regarding the situations in which international philanthropy is likely to be most effective.
Intro Contents Acknowledgments ONE Introduction TWO The Men Who Followed Flexner: Richard Pearce, Alan Gregg, and the Rockefeller Foundation Medical Divisions, 1919-1951 THREE Irish Medicine's Appeal to Rockefeller FOUR Make a Peak on the Plain: The Rockefeller Foundation's Szeged Project FIVE From the Art of Medicine to Biomedical Science in France: Modernization or Americanization? SIX Passing through the Eye of the Needle: American Philanthropy and Soviet Medical Research in the 1920s SEVEN The Peking Union Medical College and the Rockefeller Foundation's Medical Programs in China EIGHT A Central Periphery: The Naples Stazione Zoologica as an "Attractor" NINE "Out of the Ghetto": The Rockefeller Foundation and German Medicine after the Second World War TEN The Nuffield Foundation and Medical Genetics in the United Kingdom Contributors Index.
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