Rima Apple

Rima Apple

Professor Emerita

Rima D. Apple, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, has published extensively in women’s history, the history of medicine and nursing, and the history of nutrition. Among her eight books are Perfect motherhood: Science and childrearing in America (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2006) and Vitamania: Vitamins in American culture (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1996) which received the Kremers Award, 1998, from the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy. In 2011 she received the Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing, from the American Association for the History of Nursing. In 2018 she received the Genevieve Miller Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for the History of Medicine. She has lectured extensively both in the United States and internationally and has been named “Professor Extraordinarius” by the Institute for Gender Studies, University of South Africa. She is the recipient of grants and awards from the National Science Foundation, the National Library of Medicine, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the Wellcome Trust. In 2018 she received the Genevieve Miller Lifetime Achievement Award, from the American Association for the History of Medicine.

 

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