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Richard Keller

Richard Keller

Expert on climate change and its health consequences; historical and cultural dimensions of global health; race and health

Professor, medical history and bioethics; Chair, Department of Medical History and Bioethics School of Medicine and Public Health — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Health impact of natural and human-made disasters
  • Relationships among race, medicine and science
  • Relationships among health and citizenship, health and human rights
  • Mortality registration and its uses in periods of crisis


  • Author, "Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa," University of Chicago Press, 2007
  • Member, International Council for Science Planning Group on Natural and Human-induced Environmental Hazards and Disasters