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University of British Columbia
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Nursing history, medical history, gender history, history of imperialism, history of Iran
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About Me

Dr. Lydia Wytenbroek is a social historian of twentieth-century health care, with a particular interest in understanding and interpreting the historical forces that have shaped the nursing profession and nursing practice. She received her Ph.D. in History from York University (Toronto, Canada) in 2018. Her dissertation explored American nursing imperialism in Iran, and won the Teresa E. Christy Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing in a Doctoral Dissertation from the American Association for the History of Nursing. She is currently writing a book about American nurses and their educational project in Iran. Her other major project is a history of perioperative nursing in North America. She is the Media Review Editor for Nursing History Review.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States, Canada, Iran
Expertise by Geography
Middle East, North America, United States
Expertise by Chronology
5, 8
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Gender, Medicine, Race, Science, Technology, Women