1866 - metropolitan board of health; first modern public health institution
-Chicago, Milwaukee, Louisville, Indianapolis, Boston
1879 - national board of health; precedent, idea that natl govt has responsibility for na tion
What type of treatment did Dorothea Dix advocate for the mentally insane? How did her
approach differ from that of early thinkers such as Mather or Rogers?
Compare the first and third cholera epidemics, paying attention to a) medical theories (theories