Charles E. Rosenberg is a professor of the history of science, emeritus, and the Ernest E. Monrad Professor in the Social Sciences at Harvard University. He has written widely on the history of medicine and science. Rosenberg is a recipient of the William H. Welch Medal of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) and the George Sarton Medal (for lifetime achievement) from the History of Science Society. He served as president of the AAHM, and the Society for the Social History of Medicine (UK), and was on the executive board of the Organization of American Historians and on the council of the History of Science Society. He has been awarded fellowships by the Woodrow Wilson, the Guggenheim, and the Rockefeller Foundations. He is a member (and council member) of the American Philosophical Society, and Institute of Medicine, and fellow of the American Antiquarian Society, and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. His editorial responsibilities have included a term as editor of Isis—the History of Science Society journal—and editor of a series at Cambridge University Press (on the social history of medicine) and the Johns Hopkins University Press (on the history of disease).