Richard M. Mizelle, Jr. (NHC Fellow, 2016–17)

Project Title

Sugar Diabetes: Medical Entitlement and Civil Rights in America

University of Houston

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2016–17

Richard M. Mizelle, Jr. completed two chapters and part of a third for his book, Sugar Diabetes: Medical Entitlement and Civil Rights in America. He also wrote an essay on the history of dentistry and dental care in America for an edited volume on race and public policy, and revised a journal article on the death of Deamonte Driver and the subaltern history of dentistry for the Social History of Medicine.