Dr. Sam Forman—Dr. Joseph Warren and the 1764 Boston Smallpox Epidemic
Dr. Sam Forman
Dr. Joseph Warren and the 1764 Boston Smallpox Epidemic
Sam Forman discusses the smallpox epidemic in Boston in 1764 and epidemics during the Revolutionary era. Also, a sneak peek into Dr. Forman’s upcoming book, Ill-Fated Frontier.
[Recorded May 28, 2020.]
Dr. Samuel A. Forman, MD, MBA, MPH, a historian and Harvard University faculty member, is educated in the history of the American Revolution as well as the practice of clinical and preventive medicine. Throughout his successful careers as a physician, military officer, and businessman, he has published and lectured on historical topics that inform current issues.
In 2012, Dr. Forman published the award-winning biography Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, and the Birth of American Liberty (Pelican) and Twenty One Heroes (Pelican). His new book is Ill-Fated Frontier: Peril and Possibilities in the Early American West.
Dr. Forman is a Founding Board Member of The Pursuit of History™ and is a regular presenter at History Camp Boston.
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