Scientific Biography
Bradford Grammar School, 1954-1962.
Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1962-1967.
Cambridge University.

Scientific degrees and academic titles
BA Cambridge, 1969; MA, 1969; PhD 1970.
Ph.D. 1970, for Dissertation, “The medical profession in the Roman Empire, from Augustus to Justinian”. 


Scientific activity
1967-1969 – Research Fellow, Selwyn College.
1969-1977 – Fellow, Lecturer, and Director of Studies in Classics, Selwyn College.
1972-1977 – Dean, Selwyn College.
1977-2000 – Historian (Ancient), The Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London.
   1977-1979 – Honorary Lecturer, University College London.
   1979-1993 – Honorary Senior Lecturer.
   1993-2009 – Professor of the History of Medicine.
   1996-2000 – Head, The Academic Unit, The Wellcome Institute, and the Sub-department of the History of Medicine, UCL.
2011-2013 – Honorary Professor, Departments of History and Classics, University of Warwick.
2013-2014 – Professor, Department of Classics, University of Warwick.
2015 – Visiting Professor, Moscow State University.

1988 – Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.
1998 – Visiting Professor, Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow.
2000 – Fellow, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.
2007 – Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor, McMaster.
2015 – Professor of the History of Medicine, First Moscow State Medical University.

Honors, awards and prizes
Vivian Nutton received a Médaille d’honneur from the University of Tours, in 1987, for his work on renaissance medicine; from the Pieter van Foreest Stichting, in 1997, for his services to Dutch medical history; and from the city of Forlì, in 2006, for his work on Girolamo Mercuriale.

Research Interests
The history of medicine from the Greeks to the seventeenth century.

Professional Organizations
Corresponding member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizin, Naturwissenschaften und Technik, 1983.
Corresponding Member, International Academy of the History of Medicine, 1985.
Member, Académie internationale d’Histoire des Sciences, 1993.
Honorary Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians, 1999.
Member of the Academia Europaea, 2000.
Member, Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (now Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften), 2002.
Fellow, Studio Firmano per la Storia della Medicina, 2003.
Fellow of the British Academy 2008.
Honorary Fellow, Selwyn College, Cambridge, 2009.
Honorary Fellow, Faculty of the History of Medicine and Pharmacy, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, 2014.

Scientific Publications

Translator and editor, Girolamo Mercuriale, De arte gymnastica, Florence, L. Olschki, 2008.

(Joint Editor), Girolamo Mercuriale. Medicina e cultura nell’Europa del Cinquecento. Atti del convegno “Girolamo Mercuriale e lo spazio scientifico e culturale del Cinquecento (Forlì, 8-11 novembre 2006)”, Florence, L. Olschki, 2008.

St Leonard’s Church Sandridge. A Tour of the Building and its History, Sandridge, n.p., 2009.

(Section Editor), Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most, Salvatore Settis (eds), The classical tradition, Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University, 2010.

Galen, On problematical movements. Texts, translation and commentary, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

(Contributor), Peter N. Singer (ed.) with contributions by Daniel Davies and Vivian Nutton, Galen, Psychological Writings. Avoiding Distress, Character Traits, The Diagnosis and Treatment of the Affections and Errors Peculiar to Each Person’s Soul, the Capacities of the Soul depend on the Mixtures of the Body, Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Rumbustious John: Change and Renewal in Victorian Sandridge, Sandridge, n.p., 2014.

Recent articles:

‘Early medieval medicine and natural science’, in David C. Lindberg, Michael H. Shank, eds, The Cambridge History of Science. Volume 2, Medieval Science, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2013, pp. 323-40.

‘Niccolò in context’, Medicina nei Secoli 2013, 25: 941-956.

‘Allianoi: a Missing Link in the History of Hospitals?’ Essay Review in: Medical History 2014, 58: 122-125.

‘Simon of Genoa and medieval medicine’, in Barbara Zipser, ed., Simon of Genoa’s Medical Lexikon, London, Versita, 2014, pp. 9-14.

‘The doctor and the magistrate: a lawyer’s view of medical ethics’, in Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio, ed., Premodern Negotiations between Medicine and Philosophy, Schriften der Villa Vigoni, Band 2, Stuttgart, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014, pp. 210-219.

‘Arts and science’, in Robrecht Van Hee, ed., Art of Vesalius, Antwerp and Apeldoorn, Garant, 2014, 35-50.

‘The Puschmann legacy: medical history and the history of medical education’, in Fabiola Zurlini, ed., La storia della medicina nella formazione der medico ieri e oggi: esperienze e prospettive di una professione, Andrea Livi Editore, Fermo, 2014, pp. 56-72.

‘L’eredità di Puschmann: storia della medicina e storia della formazione medica’, in Fabiola Zurlini, ed., La storia della medicina nella formazione der medico ieri e oggi: esperienze e prospettive di una professione, Andrea Livi Editore, Fermo, 2014, pp. 57-73.

“Rhodiapolis and Allianoi: two missing links in the history of hospitals?”, Early Christianity 2014, 5: 371-389.

‘What’s in a Nomen: Vlatadon 14 and an old theory resurreccted’, in Brooke Holmes and Klaus-Dietrich Fischer, eds., The Frontiers of Ancient Science. Essays in Honor of Heinrich von Staden, Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 338, Berlin, Munich and Boston, 2015, pp. 453-462.

‘De virtutibus centaureae: a pseudo-Galenic text on pharmacology’, Galenos. Rivista di filologia dei testi medici antichi 2014, 8: 149-175.

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