Todd Olszewski

Associate Professor

Contact Information:


Howley Hall 201


Ph.D. - Yale University

Area(s) of Expertise:

History of medicine; biomedical research and health policy

Selected Publications:

Hackey, R. Olszewski, T. (2021) Today's Health Care Issues: Democrats and Republicans. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

Olszewski, T. (2018) "James Herrick (1861-1954): Consultant Physician and Cardiologist". Journal of Medical Biography.(26), 132-6.

Olszewski, T. (2018) "Between Bench and Bedside: Building Clinical Consensus at the NIH, 1977-2013". Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences.

Olszewski, T. (2018) "Lost in Translation: Linking Biomedical Research and Clinical Practice at the National Institutes of Health, 1977 to 2013". Annals of Internal Medicine.(168), 431-5.

Olszewski, T. (2017) "Practicing Medicine in 1917 Rhode Island". Rhode Island Medical Journal.(100), 65-9.

Olszewski, T. Waldron, D. Hackey, R. (2017) "Scholars in Training: Moving From Student Engagement to Student Empowerment". Currents in Teaching and Learning.(9), 17-25.

Olszewski, T. Hackey, R. Waldron, D. (2015) New Hampshire: Baseline Report. Albany, NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York

Olszewski, T. (2014) "The Causal Conundrum: The Diet-Heart Debates and the Management of Uncertainty in American Medicine". Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences.(70), 218-49.

Selected Presentations:

Olszewski, T. American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting. AAHM, Los Angeles, CA - "Bridging the Gap: Biomedical Research and Clinical Consensus at the NIH, 1977-2013" May, 2018

Olszewski, T. . MCPHS University, Boston, MA - "NIH Consensus Conferences: Courting Controversy and Changing Clinical Medicine, 1977-2013." April, 2017

Hackey, R. Olszewski, T. Innovations in Health Law and Policy: Regulatory Challenges and Strategies for Change.. University of New Hampshire School of Law and the Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Concord, NH - "New Hampshire’s “Wait and See” Approach To Implementing the ACA" October, 2015

Olszewski, T. Hackey, R. Waldron, D. Northeast Political Science Association Annual Meeting. NEPSA, New Haven, CT - "Live Free and Reform: Implementing the Affordable Care Act in New Hampshire" April, 2015

Olszewski, T. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. APHA, Boston, MA - "Cardiovascular Epidemiology and the Rise of the Heart Healthy Diet" November, 2013

Olszewski, T. The Guffey Lecture in the History of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS - "Cholesterol, Risk, and the Politics, of Science" April, 2013

Olszewski, T. Health Activism in the Twentieth Century: A History of Medicine Symposium. Yale University, New Haven, CT - "An Uneasy Marriage: Health Activism, the NIH, and the Politics of Biomedical Research" October, 2010