Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig


Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig created the archives for the University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries and Director of Medical Humanities at the College of Medicine. She teaches medical humanities including narrative medicine, literature and medicine, the use of arts in developing observational skills, reflective writing and nature writing with a focus on history of medicine, and is involved with the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism Honor Society’s efforts to promote humanism in medicine . At UF she also teaches in the Center for African Studies- having co-developed a course on the arts and health in Sub-Saharan Africa, and currently serves on the CAS Advisory Council. She teaches Uncommon Read courses in the UF Honors College, including a one credit course on Harry Potter and Medicine Humanities and Clinical Practice course for undergraduates. Ms. Stoyan-Rosenzweig’s research interests include environmental history, the history of the human-animal relationship, and the history of science and medicine, especially eugenics and medicinal herbs.