Elena Conis

Elena Conis is a historian of medicine and public health. She worked on her project “The DDT Myths” during her 2015–16 fellowship.


More from Elena Conis

Beyond Silent Spring: An Alternate History of DDT

Our histories of the infamous chemical often conflict with the facts.

Political Ills

Smallpox, polio, and the political and scientific haggling behind two medical triumphs.