Dr Tania Anne Woloshyn was a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow in the Medical Humanities, based in the Centre for the History of Medicine (2012-2016). Following the completion of the project, she became an Associate Fellow of the History Dept. She is now a Research Facilitator in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham.
Woloshyn has a background in art history/visual culture with a passion for the medical humanities. Her specialism is the history of light therapy, including phototherapy and heliotherapy, and broadly in suntanning and artificial tanning. Her Open Access monograph, Soaking up the rays: light therapy and visual culture in Britain, c.1890-1940 (2017), was generously funded by the Wellcome Trust and published by Manchester University Press. It can be freely accessed by OAPEN.