Dr Sloan Mahone is Associate Professor of the History of Medicine at Oxford University. She specialises in the history of psychiatry and neurology in Africa as well as the history of medicine and psychiatry globally.
She is based at the Oxford Centre for the History of Science, Medicine & Technology and is a research fellow of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities.
Her most recent research tells the story of 1950s Kenya through the lens of a unique photographic collection from psychiatrist Edward Lambert Margetts. However, she has also worked extensively in both historical research and public health communication in Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo), South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zanzibar.