Gunderman, R. B. (2015). Education in Professionalism: Leonard Berlin, MD. Academic Radiology, 22 (6), 802-804.

Gunderman, R. B., & Alavanja, A. (2015). Nikola Tesla: An Extraordinary Life. Radiology275 (1), 5-8.

Gunderman, R. B. (2015). Marx on Radiology's Future. Academic Radiology22 (5), 674-676.


Lightfoote, J. B., Fielding, J. R., Deville, C., Gunderman, R. B., Morgan, G. N., Pandharipande, P. V., ...Macura, K. J. (2014). Improving Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation in Radiology and Radiation Oncology Part 1: Why These Matter. Journal of the American College of Radiology11 (7), 673-680.

Lightfoote, J. B., Fielding, J. R., Deville, C., Gunderman, R. B., Morgan, G. N., Pandharipande, P. V., ...Macura, K. J. (2014). Improving Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation in Radiology and Radiation Oncology Part 2: Challenges and Recommendations. Journal of the American College of Radiology11 (8), 764-770.

Gunderman, R. B. (2014). Teleradiology: The Importance of Communication. Virtual Mentor16 (12), 960-963.


Beckman, E. S., Helft, P. R., & Torke, A. M. (2013). The Content of Hope in Ambulatory Patients with Colon Cancer. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, 2, 153-164.

Schneider, W. H. (2013). Philanthropy: The difficult art of giving. Nature, 497, 311-312.

Schndier, W. H. (2013). The History of Blood Transfusion in Africa. Ohio University Press.

Schneider, W. H. (2013). History of Blood Transfusion in Sub-Saharan Africa. Transfusion Medicine Reviews27 (1), 21-28.


Lombardo, P. A. (Ed.). (2011). A Century of Eugenics in America - From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.


Schneider, W. H., & Balinska, M. A. (Eds.). (2010). Ludwik Hirszfeld: The Story of One Life. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press.

Schultz, J. E. (Ed.). (2010). Cancer Stories: The Impact of Narrative on a Modern Malady. Literature and Medicine.

Gunderman, R. B. (Ed.). (2010). Foreword. Foreword to the Flexner Centenary Issue. Academic Medicine85 (2), 188-189.


Schneider, W. H. (2009). Smallpox in Africa during Colonial Rule. Medical History, 53 (2), 193-228.

Gunderman, R. B., & Kanter S. L. (2009). Educating Physicians for Hospital Leadership. Academic Medicine84 (10), 1348-1351.

Schneider, W. H., & Hong Y. B. (2009)Fit to Breed: A virtual exhibit.

Gunderman, R. B. (2009). Leadership in Healthcare. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag London.


Gunderman, R. B. (2008). We Make a Life By What We Give. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Gunderman, R. B., & Kanter S. L. (2008). How to Fix the Premedical Curriculum. Academic Medicine83 (12), 1158-1161.

Gunderman, R. B., & Wilson P. K. (2008). Spirituality in Medicine. Journal of the American College of Radiology5 (9), 946-950.

Gunderman, R. B. (2008). Giving Ourselves: The Ethics of Anatomic Donation. Anatomical Sciences Education, 217-219.

Gunderman, R. B., & Hawkins C. M. (2008). The Self-Portraits of Frida Kahlo. Radiology247 (2), 303-306.

Gunderman, R. B. (2008). Ethics and Professionalism: The Patient’s Perspective. Journal of the American College of Radiology, 612-615.


Gunderman, R. B. (2007). Achieving Excellence in Medical Education. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag London.

Stern, A. M. (2007). "We Cannot Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow’s Ear" Eugenics in the Hoosier Heartland. Indiana Magazine of History 103 (1), 3-38.

Lantzer, J. S, & Stern A. M. (2007). Building a Fit Society: Indiana’s Eugenics Crusaders. Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History, 19, 4-11.

Gunderman, R. B., Brown B. P. (2007). Pandemic Influenza. Radiology, 629-632.  


Schneider, W. H., & Drucker, E. (2006). Blood Transfusions in the Early Years of AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. American Journal of Public Health, 96 (6), 984-994.


Schneider, W. H. (2003). War, Philanthropy, and the Creation of the French National Institute of Hygiene. Minerva, 41, 1-23.

Schneider, W. H. (2003). Blood Transfusion between the Wars. Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, 58, 187-224.

Schneider, W. H. (2003). The Model American Foundation Officer: Alan Gregg and the Rockefeller Foundation Medical Divisions. Minerva, 41, 155-66.


* = Co-sponsored John Shaw Billings History of Medicine Talk


"Life Imitates Art Imitates Life: My Illness Through an Artistic Lens" - Jan Lucas, 02.24.20

"How to Prepare for a Career in Bioethics" - Jane Hartsock, J.D., M.A., 01.23.20


"T'ai Chi: Ancient Wisdom on Health Maintenance Exercises" - Jing Wang, Ph.D., 12.04.19

* "History of IU School of Medicine, Part 2" - Bill Schneider, Ph.D., 11.12.19

"African-Americans and Medical Care in 20th-Century Indianapolis: Why Did I Not Know This?" - Leon Bates, M.A., 11.06.19

* "The Monster Mash: The Science Behind Monster Legends" - Bill Sullivan, Ph.D., 10.08.19

"A Tale of Two Healthcare Systems: The United States and France" - Zacharie Brahmi, 09.26.19

"The Road Taken: A Journey Down the One that Wanted Wear" - Ellen Einterz, M.D., 02.27.19

"From the Gallows to the Dissection Table: Lessons in Medical Humanities" - Rebecca Messbarger, Ph.D., 02.20.19

  • Click here for the bibliography
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"Prognosis Related Communication and End of Life Care Outcomes in Advanced Cancer" - Paul Helft, M.D., 02.15.17

"Ethical Conflicts in Surrogate Decision Making Around End of Life" - Rohit Devnani, M.D., 01.19.17

MHHS has sponsored the following symposia, conferences, and welcomed public figures, with both internal and external funding and broad collaboration with campus, community and national organizations:

2009  The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty 

Philosopher and one of TIME magazine's "Top 100 Most Influential People in the World" Peter Singer discussed his upcoming book, THE LIFE YOU CAN SAVE: Acting Now to End World Poverty, and a variety of ethical arguments, provocative thought experiments, and case studies that explore our current response to world poverty.

2008  Cancer Stories - The Impact of Narrative on a Modern Malady, a collaborative effort of the Simon Cancer Center, (IU School of Medicine), MHHS Program, and Dept. of English (IUPUI)

A three-day symposium organized around the premise that narratives about cancer in prose, poetry, performance and the visual arts have influenced the ways in which cancer is experienced.

  • Keynote speakers: Arthur Frank, David Cantor, Martha Stoddard Holmes                   
  • Research Workshop: Special journal issue of Literature and Medicine in press.
  • Click here to visit the project’s official website, click here to see a complete Program, or click here to download a Sound Medicine interview     with Symposium plenary speaker, Martha Stoddard Holmes, Ph.D.                   

2007  Indiana Eugenics: History and Legacy, 1907-2007, a multi-faceted project that included the symposium, a physical exhibit at the Indiana State Library, a new historical marker across from the state capitol building, a CLE course at the state supreme court, and passing of a concurrent legislative resolution to mark the centennial of and express regret for the world’s first eugenic sterilization law in Indiana by the 115th Indiana General Assembly.

  • Keynote speakers: Daniel Kevles, PhD (Yale University), Joe Palca, PhD (NPR)                   
  • Moderator: Barbara Lewis (WFYI)
  • Edited volume A Century of Eugenics in America - From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era, to be available 12/01/2010.                   

2006   Health and Philanthropy (assisted the Center on Philanthropy, and edited papers for publication)

2004   Blame and Responsibility in Medicine (funding from Clarian Values)

  • Keynote speaker: Eric J. Cassell, M.D., Cornell University

2000   High Risk Pregnancy: Clinical, Ethical, and Policy Issues
 (co-sponsored with Indiana Section, ACOG)

The following are examples of current and recent five years’ funded research:

Dr. Emily Beckman, PI:

  • Literature and Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Indiana Healthcare.  (NEH-Indiana Humanities Council), ES Beckman, PI

Dr. Richard Gunderman, PI:

  • The Face of Radiology (The American College of Radiology), RB Gunderman, PI

Dr. Phil Scarpino, PI

  • 125 Years of Indiana Pharmacy-A History of Indiana’s Pharmacy Assn.(Indiana Pharmacists Alliance), Phil Scarpino, History, PI

Dr. Ch. Didier Gondola, PI

  • The Historical Context of the Emergence of Epidemic HIVs in Sub Saharan Africa (IUPUI International Development Fund), June 2011-April 2012

Dr. William Schneider, PI 

  • An International Collaboration on the Political, Social, and Cultural History of the Emergence of HIV/AIDS (NEH), WH Schneider, PI
  • The History of Western Medicine in China, 1800-1950 (Henry Luce Foundation), WH Schneider, PI
  • Collaboration in Medical Humanities and Social Work between Peking University Health Science Center and IUPUI (International Development Fund grant), WH Schneider, PI
  • The History of Western Medicine in China, 1800-1950 (IU New Frontiers/New Perspectives grant), WH Schneider, PI
  • Historical and anthropological approaches to transfusion safety in Africa: donation, medical (mis)use, public policy and organizational models in Cameroon and Uganda (Agence Nationale de Recherche sur le Sida et le hepatitis [French National AIDS Research Agency]) WH Schneider, Co-PI
  • Epidemiology and clinical patterns of HIV and SIV viruses in Western Cameroon (NIH), WH Schneider, Consultant
  • History of Western Medicine in China - Planning Grant (Rockefeller Archive Center) WH Schneider, PI
  • Fit to Breed: A virtual exhibit (external: NEH-Indiana Humanities Council; internal: MURI & IU New Frontiers grant) WH Schneider, Project Director/Teaching Co-Mentor; YB Hong, Herron School of Art & Design, Co-Mentor
  • Indiana and the Legacy of State and Local Eugenics, 1907-2007 (NIH), WH Schneider, PI
  • History of Blood Transfusion in Sub-Saharan Africa (Fulbright), WH Schneider, PI
  • Alan Gregg: Profile in Science and Philanthropy (Rockefeller Archive Center), WH Schneider, PI
  • Translation, Editing and Annotation of Ludwik Hirzfeld, The Story of One Life (NIH), WH Schneider, PI