Peter Twohig

Full Professor
Faculty of Arts
History

Faculty Member Information

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Twohig Peter. "Labour in the Laboratory" (Winter - 2005)
Twohig Peter. "Challenge and Change: A History of the Dalhousie School of Nursing, 1949-1989" (Winter - 1998)

Journal Articles

Twohig P. "Innovating Expertise: X-Ray and Laboratory Workers in the Canadian Hospital, 1920-1950", Devices and Designs Carste Timmermann and Julie Anderson (Winter - 2006), 74-93
Twohig P. "Education, expertise, experience and the making of hospital workers in Canada, 1920-1960", Scientia Canadensis Forthcoming (Winter - 2006), x-x
Putnam W, Bower K, Cox J, Twohig P, Pottie K, Jackson L, Burge F. "5. Quality indicators for cardiac care: national standards in a community context", of Health Services Research & Policy 11,1 (Winter - 2006), 5-12
McAlister C, Twohig P. "The Check-Off: A precursor of medicare in Canada?", Canadian Medical Association Journal 173, 12 (Winter - 2006), 1504-36
Twohig P, Putnam W, Frail D. "Qualitative perspectives on a facilitated change in provincial pharmacare coverage", Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal 138, 2 (Winter - 2005), 30-34
Putnam W, Twohig P, Burge F, Jackson L, Cox J. "1. Evidence- based cardiovascular care: Family physicians' perspectives of obstacles and opportunities", Canadian Family Physician 50 (October) (Winter - 2004), 1397-1405
Jackson L, Putnam W, Twohig P, Burge F, Nicol K, Cox J. , Health, Risk and Society 6, 3 (September 2004) (Winter - 2004), 239-255
Twohig P, MacDonald C. "Professionalism and the Social Role of Medicine.", American Journal of Bioethics 4, 2 (Spring 2004): (Winter - 2004), W3-W5
Twohig Peter. "5. 'Once a Therapist, always a therapist': The early career of Mary Black, Occupational Therapist", Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal 28.1 (Winter - 2003), 106-17
Twohig Peter. "Aboriginal Health in Canada", Acadiensis 32, 1 (Winter - 2002), 140-8
Putnam Wayne, L. Twohig, Fred Burge, Lois Jackson, Jafna Cox. "Evidence in primary care: what the practitioners are say", Canadian Medical Association Journal 166,12 (Winter - 2002), 1525-30
Twohig Peter, Putnam Wayne. "Group interviews in primary care research: Advancing the state of the art or ritualized research", Family Practice 19, 3 (Winter - 2002), 278-84
Twohig Peter. "7. The Rockefellers, the Cape Breton Island Public Health Unit and Public Health in Nova Scotia", Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society 5 (Winter - 2002), 122-33
Twohig Peter. "Recent Writing on Health Care History in Canada", Scientia Canadensis 26 (Winter - 2002), 7-28
Twohig Peter. ""Local Girls" and "Lab Boys": Gender, Skill, and Medical Laboratories in Nova Scotia in the 1920s and 1930s", Acadiensis 31, 1 (Winter - 2001), 55-75
Burge F, McIntyre P, Twohig P, Cummings I, Kaufman D, Frager G, Pollett A. "Palliative care by family physicians in the 1990s: Resiliency amid reform", Canadian Family Physician 47, 10 (Winter - 2001), 1989-95
Twohig Peter. "Public Health in Industrial Cape Breton, 1900-1930s", Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society 4 (Winter - 2001), 108-31
Twohig Peter. "Culturing Professionalism: Laboratory work and the professional ideal", Canadian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science 63, 2 (Winter - 2001), 61-3
Putnam W, Burge F, Tatemichi S, Twohig P. "Asthma in primary care: Making guidelines work", Canadian Respiratory Journal 8, Supplement A (Winter - 2001), 29-34

Presentation

Twohig P. "1. The promise and challenge of qualitative health research" (Spring - 2006)
Twohig P. "Health care, aboriginal people and the state, 1845-1900", Public Lecture (Winter - 2005)
Twohig P. "The Therapeutic World of Mary Black: Occupational Therapy in North America during the 1920s and 1930s", Public Lecture (Winter - 2005)
Twohig P. "Multidisciplinary Care and Interdisciplinary Research: The Case of Diabetes", Public Lecture (Winter - 2005)
Twohig P. "2. Health care, aboriginal people and the state: A case study of the Mi'kmaq in Nova Scotia", First Nations, First Thoughts Conference (Spring - 2005)
L Twohig. "1. Making sense of diabetes: The case for interdisciplinarity", Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease III (Summer - 2004)
Twohig P. "Making sense of diabetes: The case for interdisciplinarity", Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease (Summer - 2004)
Twohig P. "Beyond Grenfell and Toward a Regional History of Health and Medicine", Newfoundland Historical Society (Winter - 2004)
Twohig P. "3. Colonial medicine in Canada: Health Care, Aboriginal People and the State, 1845-1900", Medicine at the Border: The History, Culture and Politics of Global Health (Summer - 2004)
Twohig P, Cox J, Putnam W, Nicol K, Jackson L, Burge F, Pottie K. "A qualitative exploration of physicians' views of cardiac report cards", XIX InterAmerican Congress of Cardiology (Fall - 2003)
Twohig P, Putnam W, Nicol K, Frail D. "A qualitative study of seniors' views of anti-inflammatory medications", Family Medicine Forum (Fall - 2003)
Twohig P, Salisbury S, Allen M, Dunbar P, Putnam W, Barnhill D, A-M Patterson, Abbott C. "Understanding blood pressure in persons with diabetes: A qualitative study", Canadian Diabetes Assocation (Fall - 2003)
Twohig P, Salisbury S, Allen M, Dunbar P, Putnam W, Barnhill D, A-M Patterson, C. Abbott. "Hypertension in persons with diabetes: A qualitative study of the views of health care providers and persons with diabetes", Canadian Association of Continuing Health Education Annual Meeting (Fall - 2003)
Twohig P. "Birth Stories: Narratives of Pregnancy and Childbirth", Making Sense of Health, Ilness and Disease II (Summer - 2003)
Twohig P. "11. Innovating Expertise: Skill and occupational authority among Canadian hospital workers, 1920-1970", Devices and Designs: Medical Innovation in Historical Perspective (Summer - 2003)
Twohig P. "Medicine in the Community: International Context", Scottish Health History: International Contexts, Contemporary Perspectives (Spring - 2003)
Twohig P. "Professional identity and interprofessional care: The case of diabetes", CIHR IHSPR Symposium (Fall - 2003)
Twohig P, Putnam W, Jackson L, Burge F, Cox J. "Identity and Family Practice: A qualitative inquiry", Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease I (Spring - 2002)

Editorial Work

Twohig Peter, Kalitzkus Vera. (Ed.) (2004) Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease. Amsterdam: Rodopi
Twohig Peter, Kalitzkus Vera. (Ed.) (2004) Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease. Amsterdam: Rodopi
Twohig Peter, Kalitzkus Vera. (Ed.) (2004) Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease. Amsterdam: Rodopi
Twohig Peter, Kalitzkus Vera. (Ed.) (2004) Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease. Amsterdam: Rodopi