Delia Gavrus

Delia Gavrus Title: Associate Professor
Office: 3A23
Building: Ashdown
Phone: 204.786.9398
Email: d.gavrus@uwinnipeg.ca

Teaching Areas:
History of science, medicine, technology

Courses:

HIST-2900(6) History of Science
HIST-2903(3) History of Wellbeing and Happiness
HIST-2912(3) History of Modern Medicine
HIST-3901(3) The Scientific Revolution
HIST-3911(3) History of Madness and Psychiatry
HIST-3913(3) History of Disease
HIST-4902(6) Topics in the History of Science: The Mind and Brain in History

Publications:

Selected Publications:

Delia Gavrus. “Wilder Penfield Dreams of the Nobel Prize.” Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science, (advance online publication, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsnr.2021.0046

 

 

Esyllt W. Jones, James Hanley, and Delia Gavrus. Medicare’s Histories: Origins, Omissions, and Opportunities in Canada. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2022.

Esyllt W. Jones, James Hanley, and Delia Gavrus. “Introduction.” In Medicare’s Histories: Origins, Omissions, and Opportunities in Canada, edited by Esyllt W. Jones, James Hanley, and Delia Gavrus. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2022.

 

Delia Gavrus and Susan Lamb, eds. Transforming Medical Education: Historical Case Studies of Teaching, Learning, and Belonging in Medicine – in Honour of Jacalyn Duffin. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2022.

Delia Gavrus and Susan Lamb. “Introduction.” In Transforming Medical Education: Historical Case Studies of Teaching, Learning, and Belonging in Medicine, edited by Delia Gavrus and Susan Lamb, 3–27. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2022.

Delia Gavrus and Susan Lamb. “An Oral History with Jacalyn Duffin.” In Transforming Medical Education: Historical Case Studies of Teaching, Learning, and Belonging in Medicine, edited by Delia Gavrus and Susan Lamb, 524–547. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2022. 

 

Delia Gavrus. “Opening the Skull: Neurosurgery as a Case Study of Surgical Specialisation.” In Handbook of the History of Surgery, edited by Thomas Schlich, 435–455. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

 

 

Stephen T. Casper and Delia Gavrus. The History of the Brain and Mind Sciences: Technique, Technology, Therapy. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2017.

Delia Gavrus and Stephen T. Casper. “Introduction: Technique, Technology, and Therapy in the Mind and Brain Sciences.” In The History of the Brain and Mind Sciences: Technique, Technology, Therapy, edited by Stephen T. Casper and Delia Gavrus, 1–24. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2017.

Delia Gavrus. “Epilepsy and the Laboratory Technician: Technique in Histology and Fiction.” In The History of the Brain and Mind Sciences: Technique, Technology, Therapy, edited by Stephen T. Casper and Delia Gavrus, 136–163. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2017.

Delia Gavrus. “‘Making Bad Boys Good:’ Brain Surgery and the Juvenile Court in Progressive Era America.” In Technological Change in Modern Surgery: Historical Perspectives on Innovation, edited by Thomas Schlich and Christopher Crenner, 71–99. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2017.

Delia Gavrus. “Émigré Scientists and the Global Turn in the History of Science: A Commentary on the Special Issue on Forced Migration in Neuroscience during the Twentieth Century.” Journal of the History of the Neurosciences 25, no. 3 (2016): 362–367.

Delia Gavrus. “Skill, Judgment, and Conduct for the First Generation of Neurosurgeons, 1900–1930.” Medical History 59 no. 3 (2015): 361–378.

Delia Gavrus. “Informed Consent and the History of Neurosurgery.” In Handbook of Neuroethics, edited by Jens Clausen and Neil Levy, 505–518. Dordrecht: Springer (2014). http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-94-007-4707-4_24.

Delia Gavrus. “Men of Dreams and Men of Action: Neurologists, Neurosurgeons and the Performance of Professional Identity, 1925–1950.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 85 no. 1 (2011): 57–92.

Delia Gavrus. “Envisioning Cyclopropane: Scientific Product or Medical Technology?” Scientia Canadensis, Journal of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association 33 no. 1 (2010): 3–28.

Delia Gavrus. “Standardization and Specialty Formation in the Early Twentieth Century: The Case of Neurosurgery.” In European Academy for Standardization Proceedings 2007, edited by Jorg Grondahl, Kai Jakobs and Angelos I. Zachariadis, 95–104. Aachen, Germany: Wissenschafts Verlag Mainz in Aachen, 2007.

Delia Gavrus. “Mind over Matter: Sherrington, Penfield, Eccles, Walshe and the Dualist Movement in Neuroscience.” In MCIS Briefings, Comparative Program on Health and Society Lupina Foundation Working Papers Series 2005–2006, edited by Jillian Clare Cohen and Lisa Forman, 51–75. Toronto: University of Toronto, 2006

J.M. Sargeant, B. Ramsingh, A. Wilkins, R. G. Travis, D. Gavrus and J. W. Snelgrove. “Constraints to Microbial Food Safety Policy: Opinions from Stakeholder Groups along the Farm to Fork Continuum,” Zoonoses and Public Health 54 (2007): 177–184.