Medicine & the Holocaust


The Project on Medicine and the Holocaust is an international center involved in the research, teaching, service and advocacy of contemporary and historical issues arising from the role of medicine in the Holocaust.

The Project is constantly researching and compiling sources on all topics surrounding this issue. For a full list of ongoing research topics see Research or, for a full list of sources already compiled and to search the database, see our Resources.


The Project on Medicine and the Holocaust is a joint effort involving the:

And the following non-profit, non-governmental organizations:

Project History

The Project was founded by Professor Michael A. Grodin, M.D. and represents the culmination of over 35 years of Professor Grodin’s scholarship, service, education and advocacy. The Project is being expanded to encompass an international group of scholars, experts and institutional partners. We aim to foster the development of the Project mission through a collaborative network that builds on the potential of modern information technology as well as personal collaboration and scholarly exchange.

Project Staff

Michael A. Grodin, M.D. Director

William Seidelman, M.D. Associate Director

George J. Annas, J.D., M.P.H. Associate Director

Linda Mancini Administrator

Erin Miller Senior Research Associate

Elana Axler Research Associate

Danielle Asbel Research Associate

Johnathan Kelly Research Associate

Natalie Joseph Work Study Associate

Boston University Affiliated Faculty

Steven Katz, Ph.D.

Bernice Lerner, Ed. D.

Rabbi Joseph Polak

Nancy Horowitz, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholars

Christian Pross, M.D. Germany

Tessa Chelouche, M.D. Israel

Susan Benedict, M.D. United States

For more information visit the project website

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