AHA Member Receives CAORC Travel Award

Anna Weerasinghe, AHA member and PhD candidate in the Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, has received a Multi-Country Research Fellowship and the Mary Ellen Lane Multi-Country Travel Award from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. The fellowship supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for US doctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars, and the award is granted to the highest-ranking fellow. Weerasinghe will be utilizing the funds to complete her dissertation, Gender, Medicine, and Law in Early Modern Portuguese India.