Research Associate, Division of the History of Medical Sciences
Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Martin Kuhar, MD, PhD, graduated from the School of Medicine in Zagreb in 2008. In 2013, he finished the undergraduate studies in philosophy and anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. In 2015, he obtained a doctorate at the School of Medicine in Zagreb with a thesis on the history of Croatian eugenics. Currently, Kuhar is working as a research associate at the Division for the History of Medical Sciences of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Kuhar’s main research interests include the history of eugenics, psychiatry, dermatovenerology, and pharmacy. He is a collaborator on the project Exposition: Themes and Aspects of Croatian Photography from the 19th Century until Today, tasked with tracing the early uses of photography in Croatian medicine, especially in orthopedics. Kuhar published articles in journals such as Social History of Medicine, History of Psychiatry, Early Science and Medicine, and Clinics in Dermatology. He teaches the course Pharmaceutical Ethics and Deontology at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry in Zagreb. In 2013, Kuhar received an Honorable Mention for the 35th Samuel J. Zakon Prize in the history of dermatology.