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Albert Heyman Oral History Interview, 1985-1985 1 interview (2 audio cassette tapes, 1 transcript)

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Albert Heman (1916-2012) was a Professor of Neurology and Chief of the Division of Neurology at Duke University Medical Center (1964 to 1969). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on December 18, 1985 by Dr. James Gifford. In the interview Heyman discusses his research of Alzheimer's disease, beginning in the late-1970s, and the subsequent development of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University Medical Center. He also discusses his collaboration with Lisa Gwyther and Allen Roses. Other people mentioned in the interview include Eugene Stead, Larry Thompson, Carl Eisdorfer, Seymour Crofferman, Charles Nemeroff, Harvey Cohen, and Donald Schmechel.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Albert Heyman conducted on December 18, 1985 by Dr. James Gifford.

In the interview Heyman discusses his research of Alzheimer's disease, beginning in the late-1970s, and the subsequent development of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University Medical Center. He also discusses his collaboration with Lisa Gwyther and Allen Roses. Other people mentioned in the interview include Eugene Stead, Larry Thompson, Carl Eisdorfer, Seymour Crofferman, Charles Nemeroff, Harvey Cohen, and Donald Schmechel.

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Albert Heyman Papers, 1959-2007 16.5 Linear Feet (11 cartons)

Contains the personal and professional papers of Albert Heyman (1916-2012), professor of Neurology and chief of the Division of Neurology in the department of Medicine. Types of materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, grant materials, newspaper clippings, research materials related to the CERAD studies, and National Institutes of Health (NIH) research career awards. Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine, the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease, neurology, Alzheimer's research studies and tests, and bioscience education workshops. Materials range in date from 1959 to 2007.

Contains the professional papers of Albert Heyman, professor of Neurology and chief of the Division of Neurology at Duke University Medical Center (1964 to 1969). Types of materials include reprints; correspondence; medical assessments and batteries for Alzheimer's Disease; invoices; cassettes; meeting minutes; and promotional materials for Brody Fund projects. Major subjects include Alzheimer's Disease, CERAD (the Consortium to Establish A Registry for Alzheimer's Disease), CERAD study sites both internationally and in the United States, the Irwin Brody Fund for the History of Neurosciences, projects sponsored by the Brody Fund for the History of Neurosciences, bioscience seminars, educational efforts for North Carolina teachers, and award materials. Materials range in date from 1959 to 2007.

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Alfred Blalock Papers, 1899-1985 39 Linear Feet (26 cartons, 1 flat box folder)

Alfred Blalock (1899-1964), surgeon-in-chief of the John Hopkins Hospital, professor, and director of the surgery department at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1941-1964), was one of two physicians who developed the "blue baby" operation and treatments for surgical shock. Collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, tributes, committee materials, biographical materials, and reprints. Major subjects include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, medical education, tetralogy of fallot surgery (blue baby syndrome), and surgery. Materials date from 1899 to 1985.

The collection contains the professional papers of Alfred Blalock. Types of materials include correspondence, operation notes, department budgets, patient information, administrative materials, programs, and a cassette tape. Materials range in date from 1899 to 1985.

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Alfred Gras Oral History Interview, September 23, 2005 1 interview (2 cassette tapes, 1 transcript)

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Alfred Gras (1920-2007) was a graduate of Duke University Medical School in 1944. He went into internal medical practice in Newark and Nutley, New Jersey; and Vermont. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on September 23, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. Gras discusses his medical education and his experience of being the first student at Duke to receive penicillin.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Alfred Gras conducted on September 23, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. Gras discusses his medical education and his experience of being the first student at Duke to receive penicillin.

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Allan D. Kirk Oral History Interview, June 12, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 27.2 MB

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Dr. Allan Douglas Kirk, MD, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Surgery in the Duke University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief for Duke University Health System. He is also the David C. Sabiston Jr. Professor of Surgery and a professor of immunology and pediatrics. Kirk is a transplant surgeon and physician, specializing in kidney and pancreas transplantation. He is internationally recognized for work in transplant immunology, pioneering the use of costimulation pathway blockade to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 12, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In this interview, Kirk discusses his early life; education; background in music; how he came to be a transplant surgeon; memories of Dr. David Sabiston from his time as a student and resident; becoming a surgeon; his interest in immunology as it related to the field of transplantation; Dr. Robert Anderson taking over as Chair of the Department of Surgery; Kirk's and Sabiston's shared military experience; Kirk's relationship with Sabiston after leaving Duke; and how Sabiston helped shape Kirk's time as Chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke, as well as their different styles of leadership.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Allan D. Kirk conducted on June 12, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 12, 2019 interview, Kirk discusses his early life; education; background in music; how he came to be a transplant surgeon; memories of Dr. David Sabiston from his time as a student and resident; becoming a surgeon; his interest in immunology as it related to the field of transplantation; Dr. Robert Anderson taking over as Chair of the Department of Surgery; Kirk's and Sabiston's shared military experience; Kirk's relationship with Sabiston after leaving Duke; and how Sabiston helped shape Kirk's time as Chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke, as well as their different styles of leadership.

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Amy G. MacDonald Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 1.18 GB

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Amy G. MacDonald, CNM, MSN, founded the Duke Midwifery Service in 1999. As the first nurse midwife at Duke to provide full-scope care for obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) patients, she grew the Service in the following years to include ten midwifery providers. In this role and throughout her career at Duke, MacDonald provided care for patients, while also mentoring and providing didactic content for Duke medical, nurse practitioner, (NP) and physician assistant (PA) students, as well as residents from Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and OB/GYN in Duke's large teaching hospital setting. MacDonald was the Director of Duke Midwifery Service until 2013, and remained at Duke as a Certified Nurse Midwife until 2021 while also serving in roles including Medical Instructor for Duke School of Medicine and Director of Duke Centering Practice Programs. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on September 27, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund. In the interview, MacDonald discusses the Duke Midwifery Service, hospital-based midwifery practices and nurse-led education, and then Centering Pregnancy program facilitated by Duke midwives. The themes of this interview include midwifery, pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal education, and medical training.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Amy MacDonald conducted on September 27, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund.

In the September 27, 2022 interview, MacDonald discusses the Duke Midwifery Service, hospital-based midwifery practices and nurse-led education, and then Centering Pregnancy program facilitated by Duke midwives. The themes of this interview include midwifery, pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal education, and medical training.

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Andrew S. Wechsler Oral History Interview, June 18, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 106 MB

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Dr. Andrew S. Wechsler, MD, emeritus professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, was the Stanley K. Brockman Professor and Chairman of the Department of from 1998 to 2011. Wechsler completed his Residency in General and Thoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center (1973) and afterwards joined the faculty (1974-1988). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 18, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Wechsler discusses his early life, education, decision to enter the medical profession, decision to switch from cardiology to cardiac surgery, experiences with Sabiston as a resident and faculty member at Duke, what is was like to move from the North to the South in the seventies, Sabiston's rigid but principled manner, experiences offered to him because of Sabiston's support, reestablishing the cardiac surgery program at the Durham VA, leaving Duke to become a professor and chair in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, and other memories of Sabiston and his wife, Aggie.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Andrew S. Wechsler conducted on June 18, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 18, 2019 interview, Wechsler discusses his early life, education, decision to enter the medical profession, decision to switch from cardiology to cardiac surgery, experiences with Sabiston as a resident and faculty member at Duke, what is was like to move from the North to the South in the seventies, Sabiston's rigid but principled manner, experiences offered to him because of Sabiston's support, reestablishing the cardiac surgery program at the Durham VA, leaving Duke to become a professor and chair in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, and other memories of Sabiston and his wife, Aggie.

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Arthur A. Morris Papers, 1940-1996 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons) and 1 academic robe and hood

Contains the professional papers of Duke alumni, Arthur Allen Morris (1917-1997), founder and former president of the Neurosurgical Society of America. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, conference programs, proposals, newsletters, research materials, course notes, photographs, certificates, surgical tools, and abstracts. Materials range in date from 1940 to 1996.

The collection contains records from Morris's work with the Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA) and additional professional materials. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, conference programs, proposals, newsletters, research materials, course notes, photographs, certificates, abstracts, and surgical tools. Materials range in date from 1940 to 1996.

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Audiovisual Collection, 1946-2023 63.75 Linear Feet (26 cartons, 46 card boxes, 1 flat box, 2 LP boxes, 1 microfilm box) and 4.67 GB

Contains audio, video, and a small amount of digital photographs documenting the history of Duke University Medical Center. Coverage includes documentaries, alumni gatherings, interviews, speeches, lectures, conferences, awards, tributes, groundbreakings, building dedications, grand rounds, and student-faculty shows. Materials in this collection have been acquired from multiple sources. Some of the materials have been separated from existing collections. People featured in the collection include: Jay M. Arena; William G. Anlyan; Lenox D. Baker; Ivan W. Brown; F. Bayard Carter; Elon Clark; Martin M. Cummings; Wilburt C. Davison; Victor J. Dzau; Wiley D. Forbus; Joseph C. Greenfield, Jr.; Charles B. Hammond; Philip Handler; Merel Harmel; Barton F. Haynes; Leslie Hohman; Charles Johnson; Samuel L. Katz; Joseph E. Markee; Robert J. Reeves; David T. Smith; Eugene A. Stead, Jr.; Andrew G. Wallace; and Barnes Woodhall. Items of note include Wilburt C. Davison's Dave at Roaring Gap, MEDSAC and Quail Roost conference recordings, a 14-part orientation of Duke Hospital North, documentaries about the 65th General Hospital, documentaries about Duke's hyperbaric chamber, the multi-part interview series "Before the Colors Fade," and "Keepers of the House" documentary. Types of formats include VHS tapes, Betacam tapes, U-Matic tapes, audiocassette tapes, DVDs, CDs, other forms for optical media, film, magnetic tapes, reel-to-reel audio, wire recordings, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1946 to 2023.

Contains audio, video, and a small amount of digital photographs documenting the history of Duke University Medical Center. Coverage includes documentaries, alumni gatherings, interviews, speeches, lectures, conferences, awards, tributes, groundbreakings, building dedications, grand rounds, and student-faculty shows. People featured in the collection include: Jay M. Arena; William G. Anlyan; Lenox D. Baker; Ivan W. Brown; F. Bayard Carter; Elon Clark; Martin M. Cummings; Wilburt C. Davison; Victor J. Dzau; Wiley D. Forbus; Joseph C. Greenfield, Jr.; Charles B. Hammond; Philip Handler; Merel Harmel; Barton F. Haynes; Leslie Hohman; Charles Johnson; Samuel L. Katz; Joseph E. Markee; Robert J. Reeves; David T. Smith; Eugene A. Stead, Jr.; Andrew G. Wallace; and Barnes Woodhall. Groundbreakings and building dedications include: The Bryan Research Building; the Alyea Urology Clinic; Davison Circle at the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital; the Duke University Eye Center; the Nanaline H. Duke Medical Science Building; the Seeley G. Mudd Building; the Woodhall Building; the Duke Center for Living; Duke Hospital North; and the Founders' Wall. Other items of note include Wilburt C. Davison's Dave at Roaring Gap, MEDSAC and Quail Roost conference recordings, a 14-part orientation of Duke Hospital North, documentaries about the 65th General Hospital, documentaries about Duke's hyperbaric chamber, the multi-part interview series "Before the Colors Fade," and "Keepers of the House" documentary. The "Documentaries" series includes news broadcasts and television shows, including the 13-episode series "HOSPITAL" that aired on the Discovery Channel in 2000. Materials in this collection have been acquired from multiple sources. Some of the materials have been separated from existing collections. Materials range in date from 1946 to 2023.

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Augustus O. Grant Papers, 1991-2005 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)

Contains the professional papers of August O. Grant, professor of medicine in the cardiology department at Duke School of Medicine. Materials include laboratory notebooks, order forms, invoices, and financial documents. Materials date from 1991 to 2005.

Contains laboratory notebooks including data and notes, order forms, invoices, and financial documents. Materials date from 1991 to 2005.

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Barbara Parnell Oral History Interview, 2021 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 8.58 MB

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Barbara Parnell worked at Duke from 1963 to 2012. She worked for Dr. H. Newland Oldham, Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Medicine, as well as holding the position of Coordinator for the Sabiston Society where she planned all of the group's meetings from the Society's inception. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on April 5, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Parnell discusses her memories of Sabiston, her work for him, and his reputation among the residents.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Barbara Parnell conducted on April 5, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the April 5, 2021 interview, Parnell discusses her memories of Sabiston, her work for him, and his reputation among the residents.

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Barnes Woodhall Papers, 1930-1987 33 Linear Feet (22 cartons)

Contains the personal and professional papers of Barnes Woodhall (1905-1985), professor and chair of the Division of Neurological Surgery and dean of the School of Medicine at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, minutes, reports, memoranda, memorabilia, short writings, reprints, and photographs. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke University School of Medicine, health services administration, Veteran's Administration, North Carolina Atomic Energy Commission, Health Planning Council for Central North Carolina, Journal of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center Library, National Library of Medicine and MEDLARS, National Institutes of Health, hospital design and construction, and Research Triangle Institute. Major correspondents include Everett Hopkins, R. Taylor Cole, and Douglas M. Knight. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1987.

Contains correspondence, brochures, speeches, minutes, clippings, reports, programs, notes, photographs pertaining to the career of Barnes Woodhall. Materials largely pertain to the development of curriculum, regulation, and continuing education of surgeons. Major subjects in this series include Association of American Medical Colleges, Veterans Administration Committee, building, development, and expansion, the Cushing Society, Fallout Preparedness Committee, Health Planning Council for North Carolina, Journal of Neurosurgery, the Medical Center Library, long range planning, North Carolina Atomic Energy Advisory Committee, Research Triangle Institute, and the Veteran's Administration hospitals. Major correspondents include , R. Taylor Cole (provost), Everett Hopkins of the Office of Institutional Advancement, and Douglas M. Knight (president).Materials range in date from 1930 to 1987.

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Blaine Nashold Papers, 1953-2003 110.5 Linear Feet (72 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 4 flat boxes) and 1 artifact

Contains professional files of Blaine S. Nashold (1923-2014), professor emeritus of the Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University Medical Center. Types of materials include manuscript materials, reprints, photographic prints, slides, and negatives, patient records, consultation correspondence, a 3-dimensional model; lecture notes, travel notes, and professional organization files. Major subjects include Duke University faculty, the Department of Surgery, neurosurgery, stereotaxic techniques and instrumentation. Materials range in date from 1953 to 2003.

This collection documents Blaine S. Nashold's career at Duke University as a professor in the Department of Surgery in the Division of Neurosurgery. The collection contains writings, reprints, photographic materials, patient records, consultation correspondence, lecture notes, travel notes, professional organization files, awards and honors, a 3-dimensional model, research, laboratory notebooks, departmental histories, artifacts, film and videotapes, and printed materials. Materials date from 1953 to 2003.

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Caricature Collection, 1958-1960, undated 0.6 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 folder)

Contains caricatures of Duke School of Medicine Professors. Material ranges in date from 1958 to 1960, but the bulk of the material is undated.

Contains caricatures of Duke School of Medicine professors. Material ranges in date from 1958 to 1960, but the bulk of the material is undated.

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Carl E. Ravin Oral History Interview, May 20, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 12.4 MB

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Dr. Carl E. Ravin, MD (1942- ) is a Duke Professor of Radiology and former Chair of the Department of Radiology (1985-2008). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 20, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Ravin briefly discusses his early life, education, military service during the Vietnam War, and his early career as a chest radiologist; memories of Dr. David Sabiston including the time Sabiston would not greet him because he was not wearing a white coat, as well as how Sabiston negotiated behind the scenes and controlled the environment by setting an example of how he thought the environment should operate; becoming chair of the department of surgery and changes he made; writing a chapter on imaging for Sabiston's surgery textbook; how Sabiston created an atmosphere at Duke with a superb quality of care from top rate doctors that also heavily focused on academics; Sabiston's commitment to the institution of Duke; and Ravin's relationship with Sabiston after his retirement.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Carl E. Ravin conducted on May 20, 2019 with Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the May 20, 2019 interview, Ravin briefly discusses his early life, education, military service during the Vietnam War, and his early career as a chest radiologist; memories of Dr. David Sabiston including the time Sabiston would not greet him because he was not wearing a white coat, as well as how Sabiston negotiated behind the scenes and controlled the environment by setting an example of how he thought the environment should operate; becoming chair of the department of surgery and changes he made; writing a chapter on imaging for Sabiston's surgery textbook; how Sabiston created an atmosphere at Duke with a superb quality of care from top rate doctors that also heavily focused on academics; Sabiston's commitment to the institution of Duke; and Ravin's relationship with Sabiston after his retirement.

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Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development Records, 1952-2019 214.95 Linear Feet (139 cartons, 6 card boxes, 4 flat boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 1 large map folder, 1 small map folder) and 358.02 MB

The Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development was created in 1955 by the U.S. Surgeon General and was designated as one of five regional resource centers on aging. The center's first initiatives included the Duke Longitudinal Studies, a 20-year project begun in 1956 that monitored the physical, mental, social, and economic status of approximately 800 older adults. Types of materials include correspondence, audiovisual materials, reprints, departmental histories, budget materials, computer printouts, brochures, newsletters, clippings, directories, grant materials, questionnaires, printed materials, architectural plans, and internal administrative papers such as meeting minutes, reports, publications, and photographs. Major subjects include the study of aging and human development, mental health, geriatric medicine, psychological and psychiatric behavior of older adults, Carol Woods Retirement Home, the Hillhaven LaSalle Nursing Center, the Forest at Duke, the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, the United Methodist Retirement Home, the Croasdaile Village, and Ewald W. Busse. A portion of the materials came from the files of Dorothy K. Heyman; these files have been interspersed throughout the collection. The collection contains materials from Gerda G. Fillenbaum concerning the Study at Carol Woods in Chapel Hill, NC (1979-1981), the Longitudinal Retirement History Study (1969-1979), the Older Americans Resources and Services Program (OARS), and the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). The collection also contains materials from Lisa P. Gwyther, concerning her work with Alzheimer's and related diseases and the Duke Aging Center Family Support Program. The collection also contains materials from Mitchell Heflin concerning the Consortium for Faculty Development to Advance Geriatric Education (FD-AGE), the Duke Geriatrics Division's curriculum on the care of older adults entitled "Clinical Core on Aging", and the Duke Geriatric Education Center (GEC). Materials range in date from 1952 to 2019.

This collection contains correspondence, audiovisual materials, reprints, departmental histories, budget materials, computer printouts, brochures, newsletters, clippings, directories, grant materials, questionnaires, printed materials, patient records, digital files, architectural plans, and internal administrative papers such as meeting minutes, reports, publications, and photographs. Major subjects include the study of aging and human development, mental health, geriatric medicine, psychological and psychiatric behavior of older adults, Carol Woods Retirement Home, the Hillhaven LaSalle Nursing Center, the Forest at Duke, the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, the United Methodist Retirement Home, the Croasdaile Village, and Ewald W. Busse. A portion of the materials came from the files of Dorothy K. Heyman; these files have been interspersed throughout the collection. The collection contains materials from Gerda G. Fillenbaum concerning the Study at Carol Woods in Chapel Hill, NC (1979-1981), the Longitudinal Retirement History Study (1969-1979), the Older Americans Resources and Services Program (OARS), and the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). The collection also contains materials from Lisa P. Gwyther, concerning her work with Alzheimer's and related diseases and the Duke Aging Center Family Support Program. The collection also contains materials from Mitchell Heflin concerning the Consortium for Faculty Development to Advance Geriatric Education (FD-AGE),the Duke Geriatrics Division's curriculum on the care of older adults entitled "Clinical Core on Aging", and the Duke Geriatric Education Center (GEC). Materials range in date from 1952 to 2019.

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Charles and Peggy Hammond Papers, 1956-2010 13.53 Linear Feet (8 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 lantern slide box, 1 film canister) and 10.1 GB

Contains the personal and professional papers of Dr. Charles B. Hammond (1936- ), chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1980-2002, and a small amount of personal correspondence belonging to Peggy Hammond. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, menus, booklets, newsletters, clippings, conference programs, magazines, slides, negatives, prints, cassette tapes, a 16mm film reel, CDs, DVDs, 3.5 inch floppy disks, lantern slides, VHS tapes, a medical license, a certificate, and notes. Materials range in date from 1956 to 2010.

Contains correspondence, photographs, menus, booklets, newsletters, clippings, conference programs, magazines, slides, negatives, prints, cassette tapes, a 16mm film reel, CDs, DVDs, 3.5 inch floppy disks, lantern slides, VHS tapes, a medical license, a certificate, and notes pertaining to the work and lives of Charles and Peggy Hammond. Materials range in date from 1956 to 2010.

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Charles B. Hammond is professor emeritus of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University. Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview. Major subjects in this interview include obstetrics and gynecology teaching and instruction, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, administration, faculty, students, and history of medicine in North Carolina. The interview was conducted in 2004 by Jessica Roseberry.

Contains audiotapes and transcript of oral history interview with Charles B. Hammond, professor emeritus of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University.

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Charles Peete was a physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University. Contains audiotapes and a transcript of an oral history interview with Charles Peete, physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University. Major subjects in this interview include F. Bayard Carter, Roy Parker, Robert A. Ross, and Duke Hospital. The interview was conducted on November 2, 2004 by Jessica Roseberry.

Contains audiotapes and transcipt of and oral history interview with Charles Peete, physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University.

  • Duke University. Hospital.
  • Duke University. Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Parker, Roy T.
  • Ross, Robert A.
  • Carter, Francis Bayard, 1898-1977
  • Duke University. Medical Center.
  • Education, Medical.
  • History of Medicine -- North Carolina -- Personal Narratives.
  • Physicians -- Interview.
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Charles Watson Wharton Papers, 1930-1933 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Charlies Watson Wharton (1909-1990) had a medical practice in Smithfield, North Carolina. The collection includes notebooks; diagrams; sketches about preclinical subjects, physiology, and pharmacology; medical histories; and physical examinations. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1933.

Contains Charles Watson Wharton's notebooks; diagrams; sketches about preclinical subjects, physiology, and pharmacology; medical histories; and physical examinations. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1933.

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Christian R. H. Raetz Laboratory Notebooks, 1968-2008 111.5 Linear Feet (74 cartons, 1 flat box)

Christian R. H. Raetz (1946-2011) was a former George Barth Geller Professor for Molecular Biology and chair of the Department of Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Center. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2006Contains laboratory notebooks and research materials of Dr. Christian R. H. Raetz from Harvard Medical School and books of former PhD and master's students from Duke University and University of Wisconsin. Major subjects include Duke University Department of Biochemistry and laboratory work. Materials range in date from 1968 to 2008.

Contains laboratory notebooks detailing Raetz's research at Duke University Medical Center, the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1975-1994), and Harvard University (1968-1969). Materials range in date from 1968 to 2008.

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Courtney M. Townsend Jr. Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 11.3 MB

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Dr. Courtney M. Townsend Jr., MD, is the Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB). He is a highly esteemed surgical educator who is also a Professor of Surgery, Professor of Physicians Assistants Studies, and graduate faculty in the Cell Biology Program. Townsend also served as the Editor-In-Chief of the "Sabiston Textbook for Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice" for the 16th through 20th editions. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on January 20, 2022 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Townsend discusses his background; his decision to become a surgeon; his education and training; his time in the Navy, becoming the Editor-In-Chief for the "Textbook of Surgery" after Sabiston, as well as his experiences in that role; Sabiston's influence on the field of surgery; how Townsend shaped surgical resident education at his institution; the importance of developing a workforce that looks like the population being served; and his memories of Sabiston and his wife Agnes (Aggie) Barden Sabiston.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Courtney M. Townsend Jr conducted on January 20, 2022 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the January 20, 2022 interview, Townsend discusses his background; his decision to become a surgeon; his education and training; his time in the Navy, becoming the Editor-In-Chief for the "Textbook of Surgery" after Dr. David Sabiston, as well as his experiences in that role; Sabiston's influence on the field of surgery; how Townsend shaped surgical resident education at his institution; the importance of developing a workforce that looks like the population being served; and his memories of Sabiston and his wife Agnes (Aggie) Barden Sabiston.

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Craig L. Slingluff Jr. Oral History Interview, 2021 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 25.0 MB

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Dr. Craig L. Slingluff Jr., MD, is the Joseph Helms Farrow Professor of Surgery at University of Virginia (UVA) Health, where he serves as the Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Surgery, Director of the UVA Cancer Center Human Immune Therapy Center, and Co-Chair of the Melanoma Committee of Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG). He has 20 years of experience as a surgical oncologist and as an independent investigator in cancer immunology and immunotherapy, all at UVA. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on April 18, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Slingluff discusses his early life, education, why he decided to join the medical profession, how he came to Duke for his residency, his memories of Sabiston, recollections of the people he worked with at Duke during his residency and research fellowship, his decision to go into surgical oncology, and how he ended up back at the UVA.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Craig L. Slingluff Jr. conducted on April 18, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the April 18, 2021 interview, Slingluff discusses his early life, education, why he decided to join the medical profession, how he came to Duke for his residency, his memories of Sabiston, recollections of the people he worked with at Duke during his residency and research fellowship, his decision to go into surgical oncology, and how he ended up back at the University of Virginia.

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Curriculum Committee Records, 1934-1989 1 Linear Foot (2 manuscript boxes)

Contains records pertaining to the curriculum committee, which handled student advancement, professional development, and the administration of Duke's School of Medicine. Includes correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, course outlines, conference programs, proposed program outlines, and course catalogs for junior and senior year electives. Materials range in date from 1934 to 1989.

Contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, course outlines, conference programs, proposed program outlines, and course catalogs for junior and senior year electives. Materials range in date from 1934 to 1989.

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Dale Purves Papers, 1950-2020, undated 315 Linear Feet (207 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 4 card boxes, 2 flat boxes, 3 map tubes, 5 CDs in AV15/16 Box 1) and 50 GB

Contains the personal and professional records of Dale Purves, professor of neurobiology, chair of the Department of Neurobiology (1999-2002), and director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University Medical Center. Types of materials include laboratory notebooks, photographs, slides, correspondence, manuscripts, short writings, clippings, committee materials, professional organization materials, memorabilia, grant materials, media files, posters, and emails. Major subjects include neurosciences, neurobiology, and visual perception. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2020.
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Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer Oral History Interviews, 1995, 2005 2 Interviews (2 transcripts, 3 audiocassette tapes)

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Dr. Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer, MD, J.P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a former Dean of Medical Education at the Duke University School of Medicine, is a psychiatrist who came to Duke in 1976. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted on March 31, 1995 by Dr. James Gifford and January 28, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. In the March 31, 1995 interview, which is included in the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project, Blazer discusses his career, thoughts on medical education, and his specific views on the teaching of surgery at Duke. In the January 28, 2005 interview, Blazer discusses his experiences in the Duke University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry.

Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer conducted on March 31, 1995 by Dr. James Gifford and January 28, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. The 1995 interview is included in the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the March 31, 1995 interview, Blazer discusses his career, thoughts on medical education, and his specific views on the teaching of surgery at Duke.

In the January 28, 2005 interview, Blazer discusses his experiences in the Duke University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry.

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Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer Papers, 1984-2004 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)

Dr. Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer, MD, J.P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and a former Dean of Medical Education at the Duke University School of Medicine, is a psychiatrist who came to Duke in 1976. This collection contains correspondence, notes, reference records, committee notes, budgets, article reprints, and electronic files belonging Blazer. Materials range in date from 1984 to 2004.

This collection contains correspondence, notes, reference records, committee notes, budgets, article reprints, and electronic files documenting Dan G. Blazer's professional career. Materials range in date from 1984 to 2004.

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Daniel J. Pachman Papers, 1937-1988 1 Linear Foot (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box)

Collection contains materials created or collected by Daniel J. Pachman (1911-1999), Duke University School of Medicine graduate (1934) and former Duke Hospital resident and coordinator of Duke Pediatric Society meetings. Collection contains correspondence, clippings, a testimonial, writings, a report, notes, and a Duke Pediatric Society fabric banner. Major subject include pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Mildred M. Sherwood, and Wilburt Cornell Davison. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1988.

Contains correspondence, clippings, a testimonial, writings, a report, notes, and a Duke Pediatric Society fabric banner created or collected by Daniel J. Pachman during his career as a pediatrician in North Carolina and Illinois. This collection documents Pachman's activities as an advocate for vaccinating schoolchildren, research in pediatric care, and professional activates organized by Duke Pediatric Society meetings. Photographs of the Duke Pediatric Society meetings in the 1950s were transferred to the Photograph Collection. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1988.

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David C. Sabiston Papers, 1887-2010 116.3 Linear Feet (71 cartons, 6 flat boxes, 14 slides boxes, 2 card boxes, 1 map folder, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 cassette tape box) 1 oversized folder, 3 artifacts, and 2 robes

Contains the personal and professional papers of David C. Sabiston Jr. (1924-2009), surgeon and chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke University from 1964 to 1994. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, memorabilia, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, printed materials, DVDs, CDs, floppy disks, VHS cassettes, certificates, research materials, committee minutes, reports, manuscript materials, reports, departmental lectures, presentations and talks, budgets, evaluations, administrative documents, planning documents, notes, photographs, slides, audiotapes, plaques, gowns, hoods, and robes. Major correspondents include Del Stickel, Donald Silver, J. Leonard Goldner, James F. Glenn, Will Camp Sealy, Samuel A. Wells Jr., and Kenneth Pickrell. Materials range in date from 1887 to 2010, with the bulk starting in 1920.

Contains materials pertaining to the career of David C. Sabiston Jr. as a surgeon, including both his time at Johns Hopkins, from 1957 to 1959, and at Duke University, from 1964 through 2000. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, clippings, printed materials, committee minutes, reports, departmental lectures, presentations and talks, budgets, evaluations, administrative documents, planning documents, and notes. Also included are manuscript materials for Sabiston's and Barton F. Haynes' book on the history of Department of Surgery, "At the Heart of Medicine: Essays on the Practice of Surgery and Surgical Education" (2006). Types of audiovisual material contained in the collection include photographs, slides, surgery films, surgery grand round films, CDs, DVDs, VHS cassettes, floppy disks, and interviews with members of the Department of Surgery. Types of artifacts included in the collection are plaques, gowns, hoods, and robes from Johns Hopkins University and an unknown institution. Major correspondents include Barton F. Haynes, Douglas M. Knight, Terry Sanford, Ralph Snyderman, Barnes Woodhall, James F. Glenn, J. Leonard Goldner, Donald Silver, Delford Stickel, and Alfred Blalock. Materials range in date from 1887 to 2010, with the bulk starting in 1920.

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David L. Simel Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 840 MB

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Dr. David Lee Simel, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Vice-Chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine at Duke University, where he also acts as Chief for Medical Service at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on March 5, 2021 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interview, Simel discusses his early experiences in and around medicine, his research in clinical exam and diagnostic tools, and his work at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and as Vice-Chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine. The themes of this interview include veterans' health, medical training, hematology-oncology, and general practice medicine.

Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on March 5, 2021 with Dr. David L. Simel by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project.

In the interview, Simel discusses his early experiences in and around medicine, his research in clinical exam and diagnostic tools, and his work at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and as Vice-Chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine. The themes of this interview include veterans' health, medical training, hematology-oncology, and general practice medicine.

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Davison Club Records, 1969-2019 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 oversize folder), and 1 artifact, 1 framed poster, and 2 framed paintings.

The Davison Club, chartered in 1969 and named after Wilburt Cornell Davison, the first dean of the Duke University School of Medicine, is a group of medical alumni and friends who each contribute $1,000 or more annually in unrestricted support to Duke University Medical Center and the School of Medicine. Davison Club members have provided more than 18 million dollars for scholarships, fellowships, educational resources, research, and patient care initiatives. The Davison Club is part of the Medical Center Office of Development and Alumni Affairs. This collection contains materials that document the founding of the Davison Club, including "The Davison Club Report #1," a list of charter members, and a certificate of charter members. Types of materials include announcements, programs, participant lists, directories, and invitations pertaining to joining the Davison Club, as well as attending Davison Club events such as the Annual Davison Club Weekend and the Davison Club's 30th, 45th and 50th Anniversary Celebrations. Materials range in date from 1969 to 2019.

This collection contains materials relating to the founding of the Davison Club, including the "Davison Club Report #1," a list of charter members, and a certificate of charter members. Types of materials include announcements, programs, posters, brochures, paintings, audio tapes, participant lists, and invitations pertaining to joining the Davison Club, as well as attending Davison Club events such as the Annual Davison Club Weekend and the Davison Club's 30th, 45th, and 50th Anniversary Celebrations. Materials range in date from 1969 to 2019.

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Davison Society Records, 1961-2021 3 Linear Feet (2 cartons) and 626.7 MB

The Davison Society is composed of the entire student body of the Duke University School of Medicine. The Davison Council is the student government organization for the Duke University Medical School. The Council consists of individuals both elected and appointed to handle matters as they pertain to the entire medical school. This collection primarily contains records from the Davison Society's Davison Council, the Student American Medical Association (SAMA), and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). The majority of the records are from the 1970s and many deal with issues such as the Vietnam War, abortion, marijuana, women in medicine, and curriculum changes. Types of materials include meeting minutes and agendas, policies, membership lists, correspondence, articles, reference files, event flyers, reports, photographs, and digital files. Materials are arranged chronologically and range in date from 1961 to 2021.

This collection primarily contains records from the Davison Society's Davison Council, the Student American Medical Association (SAMA), and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). The majority of the records are from the 1970s with many dealing with issues such as the Vietnam War, abortion, marijuana, women in medicine, and curriculum changes. Types of materials include meeting minutes and agendas, policies, membership lists, correspondence, articles, reference files, event flyers, reports, photographs, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2021.

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D. Bernard Amos Papers, 1955-1991 6.5 Linear Feet (4 cartons, 1 manuscript box)

Dennis Bernard Amos (1923-2003) was professor of immunology and experimental surgery at Duke University from 1962 to 1992. This collection contains photographs, writings, an address, an autobiographical sketch, lab notebooks and patient logs for skin graft work. Materials relating to skin graft research are restricted. Major subjects include the Department of Immunology and Duke University Medical Center. Materials range in date from 1955 to 1991.

This collection contains photographs, writings, a presidential address, an autobiographical sketch, lab notebooks, and patient files for skin graft work. Materials relating to skin graft research are restricted. Major subjects include the Department of Immunology and Duke University Medical Center. Materials range in date from 1955 to 1991.

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Dean's Office (School of Medicine) Records, 1916-2020 19.5 Linear Feet (13 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 CD box) and 0.98 GB

Contains records originating in Duke School of Medicine's Dean's Office. Includes R. Sanders (Sandy) Williams administrative records; a small amount of Wilburt C. Davison reprints; Medical Center Executive Committee meeting materials; posters from the Dean's Office Noteworthy Posters Series; a portrait of Edward W. Holmes; and Dean Klotman and Duke University School of Medicine's "Turning a Moment into a Movement: Dismantling Racism in the Duke School of Medicine and Beyond" video and discussion, which is affiliated with Moments to Movement, Duke Health's collective stand against systemic racism and injustice. Materials date from 1916 to 2020.

The bulk of the materials contain subject files from the School of Medicine's Dean's Office. Types of materials are correspondence, reports, emails, schedules, notes, planning, digital files, contracts, presentations, vendor information, and philanthropic foundation materials, and Wilburt C. Davison reprints. Also includes the Medical Center Executive Committee meeting materials and Dean's Office "Noteworthy Posters Series" and a portrait of Edward W. Holmes. Also includes the Dean Klotman and the School of Medicine's "Turning a Moment into a Movement: Dismantling Racism in the Duke School of Medicine and Beyond" video and panel discussion, which is affiliated with Duke Health's Moment to Movement, Duke Health's collective stand against systemic racism and injustice. Materials date from 1916 to 2020.

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Department of Anatomy Records, 1930-1983 1.8 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box, 1 map folder) and two items on the mobile cart

Contains records documenting the Department of Anatomy, established in 1930 as part of the original School of Medicine. The name of the department changed to the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy in 1988. This collection contains portraits, articles, meeting notes, reprints, and minutes created by Joseph E. Markee, Francis Huntington Swett, and others pertaining to the activities of the Department of Anatomy (now the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy) at Duke University, including curriculum scheduling and the new teaching facility (1965). A book of faculty reprints from 1930 to 1940 is also included, entitled "A complete file of publications from the Department of Anatomy, Duke University School of Medicine." Materials date from 1930 to 1983.

Contains records documenting the Department of Anatomy. Types of materials contains portraits, articles, meeting notes, reprints, and minutes created by Joseph E. Markee, Francis Huntington Swett, and others pertaining to the activities of the Department of Anatomy (now the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy) at Duke University, including curriculum scheduling and the new teaching facility (1965). A book of faculty reprints from 1930 to 1940 is also included, entitled "A complete file of publications from the Department of Anatomy, Duke University School of Medicine." Materials date from 1930 to 1983.

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Department of Anesthesiology Records, 1930-2011 2.3 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 map folder) and 1 ledger, 1 DVD, and 2.68 GB

Materials relate to the administration of the Department of Anesthesiology, departmental anniversaries, and research endeavors. Types of materials include 1 ledger, fundraising goals, commemorative anniversary book, grant materials, notes, correspondence, articles, photographs, posters, commemorative anniversary DVD, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2011, with the bulk of material dating between 1991 and 2011.

Contains 1 ledger, fundraising goals, commemorative anniversary book, grant materials, notes, correspondence, articles, photographs, posters, commemorative anniversary DVD, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2011, with the bulk of material dating between 1991 and 2011.

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Department of Biochemistry Records, 1913-2004 8 Linear Feet (5 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 map folder) and 6 framed images and 3 pieces of artwork.

The Department of Biochemistry was established in 1930, making it one of the original departments of the Duke University School of Medicine. Chairs of the department include William A. Perlzweig, Philip Handler, Robert Hill, Christian R. H. Raetz, interim chair Peter Agre, interim chair Kenneth Kreuzer, and Richard G. Brennan. This collection contains general correspondence from the Department of Biochemistry, index cards containing student information, long range plans, artwork, framed images, and publications by W.A. Perlzweig, Phillip Handler, and other authors. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2004, with the bulk of material dating between 1930 and 1975.

This collection contains general correspondence from the Department of Biochemistry, index cards containing student information, long range plans, artwork, framed images, and publications by W.A. Perlzweig, Phillip Handler, and other authors. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2004, with the bulk of material dating between 1930 and 1975.

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Department of Cell Biology Records, 1989 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)

The Department of Cell Biology focuses on research of the molecular structure and function of cells and their component parts with a vision of determining how cells interact to form embryos, tissues, and nervous systems, as well as investigating their role in physiology, behavior, and tissue repair and regeneration. Contains teaching notes relating to cell and tissue biology and microanatomy. Types of materials include class schedules, lecture notes, slide list, lab assignments, and study questions. Materials date to 1989.

Contains teaching notes relating to cell and tissue biology, as well as microanatomy. Types of materials include class schedules, lecture notes, slide list, lab assignments, and study questions. Materials date to 1989.

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Department of Community and Family Medicine Records, 1959-2021 62.65 Linear Feet (39 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 5 flat boxes, 1 map folder, 20 film reels) and 1 piece of artwork and 1.12 GB

Contains the administrative records of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, formerly named the Department of Community and Family Medicine (1979-2019). Prior to 1979, the department was the Department of Community Health Science. This collection contains correspondence, reports, budgets, minutes, writings, planning materials, news releases, clippings, rosters, course and curriculum materials, residency and internship materials, evaluations, surveys, committee materials, field reports, award information, artwork, photographic materials, AV materials, and digital files. Photographs include Mead Johnson Award winners, 1981-1988; Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty and Residents, 1973-1993; Duke Family Medicine Program group photographs, 1983-1995; staff photographs (both identified and unidentified); staff parties and events; and Duke Endowment-King's Fund College, 1971-1981. Images also include departmental faculty members including E. Harvey Estes, Jr.; Samuel W. Warburton; and Kathryn M. Andolsek. Major topics include the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Division of Family Medicine, Student Health, the Regional Medical Program, the King's Fund, the Duke Endowment, Sea Level Hospital, the Andean Rural Health Project, the Fallout Preparedness Committee, and Medical Education for National Defense. Materials date from 1959 to 2021.

Contains the administrative records of the Duke University Department of Community and Family Medicine. Prior to 1979, the department was the Department of Community Health Science. This collection contains correspondence, reports, budgets, minutes, writings, planning materials, news releases, clippings, rosters, course and curriculum materials, residency and internship materials, evaluations, surveys, committee materials, field reports, award information, plaques, artwork, photographic materials, AV materials, and digital files. Photographs include Mead Johnson Award winners, 1981-1988; Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty and Residents, 1973-1993; Duke Family Medicine Program group photographs, 1983-1995; staff photographs (both identified and unidentified); staff parties and events; and Duke Endowment-King's Fund College, 1971-1981. Images also include departmental faculty members including E. Harvey Estes, Jr.; Samuel W. Warburton; and Kathryn M. Andolsek. Major topics include the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Division of Family Medicine, Student Health, the Regional Medical Program, the King's Fund, the Duke Endowment, Sea Level Hospital, the Andean Rural Health Project, the Fallout Preparedness Committee, and Medical Education for National Defense. Materials date from 1959 to 2021.

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Department of Health Administration Records, 1943-1991 47 Linear Feet (31 cartons and 1 manuscript box)

Materials relate to the history and administration of Duke's Department of Health Administration, established in 1930 as the first graduate program in the nation for the training of hospital administrators. Contains newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, attendance and membership lists, reports, articles, studies, notes, course evaluations, agendas, bound oral history transcripts, curriculum vitae, financial records, invoices, event programs, program applications, course catalogs, and photographs. Materials range in date from 1943 to 1991.

Contains newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, attendance and membership lists, reports, articles, studies, notes, course evaluations, agendas, bound oral history transcripts, curriculum vitae, financial records, invoices, event programs, program applications, course catalogs, and photographs. Faculty members mentioned in this collection include Ray E. Brown, David G. Warren, B. Jon Jaeger, Charles H. Frenzel, and Louis Swanson. Materials range in date from 1943 to 1991.

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Contains bound copies of articles published by members of the Microbiology Department. Also includes a composite image from the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology's seasonal door decorating contest with COVID-19 playing a prominent role. Materials range in date from 1931 to 2020.
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Department of Neurobiology Records, 1981-2001 1.3 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 map folder)

The Department of Neurobiology was established in 1988. This collection contains handbooks, correspondence, curriculum brochures, meeting minutes, program proposals, curriculum vitae, portraits, and a committee report. Materials range in date from 1981 to 2001.

Contains handbooks, correspondence, curriculum brochures, meeting minutes, program proposals, curriculum vitae, portraits, and a committee report. Materials range in date from 1981 to 2001.

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Department of Neurology Records, 2006-2018 0.25 Linear Feet (1 Map Tube)

The Duke Department of Neurology works to advance understanding of the brain and nervous system, translate that understanding into treatment and prevention, and provide outstanding patient care. Contains posters presented at various conferences. Materials date from 2006 to 2018.

Contains posters for the following presentations: "Use of High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) in Neurocritical Care Patients" presented at the Neurocritical Care Society's Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland and the Respiratory Care Congress in Austin, Texas and "Smashing the National Average for Complication Rates Related to Central Line Insertions: A 5-Year Journey" presented at the Neurocritical Care Society Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. Materials date from 2006 to 2018.

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Department of Neurosurgery Records, 1922-1988 15.68 Linear Feet (2 half manuscript boxes, 16 card boxes, 1 audiocassette box, 155 film canisters, 1 audio box, 2 lantern slide boxes, 2 flat boxes) and 1 artifact case

Duke Neurosurgery was created in 1937, although it did not become a department until July 1, 2015. Prior to becoming a department, Neurosurgery was a division under the Department of Surgery. Contains materials documenting Dr. Guy Odom and Dr. Blaine Nashold's work for Duke Neurosurgery. Types of materials include patient records, 16mm films documenting various conditions, departmental administrative records, photographs, lantern slides, surgical knives, and a Riechert Mundinger cerebral stereotaxy frame and some related surgical components. Materials dates from 1922 to 1988.

Includes materials documenting Dr. Guy Odom and Dr. Blaine Nashold's work for Duke Neurosurgery. Types of materials include patient records, 16mm films documenting various conditions, departmental administrative records, photographs, lantern slides, surgical knives, and a Riechert Mundinger cerebral stereotaxy frame and some related surgical components. Materials dates from 1922 to 1988.

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Department of Ophthalmology Records, 1940-2014 144.25 Linear Feet (95 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 3 flat boxes)

The Department of Ophthalmology, established in 1965, began in 1930 as a division within the Department of Surgery. Divisions of the department include Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cornea Service, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Oculoplastics, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Research Division, and Vitreoretinal Service. This collection contains publications, administrative and departmental records, reprints by faculty and staff, research files and materials, alumni files, grant information, photographs, slides, negatives, audiovisual materials, and public relations materials. The materials date from 1940 to 2014. Materials range in date from 1940 to 2014.

This collection contains publications, administrative and departmental records, reprints by faculty and staff, research files and materials, alumni files, grant information, photographs, slides, negatives, audiovisual materials, and public relations materials. The materials date from 1940 to 2014.

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Department of Radiology Records, 1932-1988 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

In 1929, Dr. Robert James Reeves was appointed Instructor of Radiology and helped form the Department of Radiology at Duke. The first radioisotope laboratory at Duke was established in 1952.The Radiation and Oncology division formed in 1978, becoming a separate department in 1989, and the Nuclear Medicine division formed in 1979. Contains staff lists, meeting minutes, correspondence, graphs, clippings, notes, speeches, brochure, newsletters, programs, slides, and photographs. Materials range in date from 1932 to 1988.

Contains staff lists, meeting minutes, correspondence, graphs, clippings, notes, speeches, brochure, newsletters, programs, slides, and photographs. Materials range in date from 1932 to 1988.

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Department of Surgery Chief Residents Oral History Interviews, 2018-2022 22 interviews (3 CDs, 22 transcripts) and 686.62 MB

The Department of Surgery's Chief Resident Interview Project began in 2018. The interviews are conducted with Department of Surgery's Chief Residents each year as a way to document the department's Chief Residents. Interviewees discuss their family background, educational background, and experiences at Duke. Materials date from 2018 to 2022.

Includes 5 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2018 Chief Residents:

  • Dr. Brian Gulack conducted on June 27, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. Jeffrey Keenan conducted on May 3, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. C. Cameron McCoy conducted on May 14, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. Mithum Shenoi conducted on May 7, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. Jeff Yang conducted on June 18, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr. Restricted until June 18, 2038

Includes 5 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2019 Chief Residents:

  • Dr. Ehsan Benrashid conducted on April 10, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Jina Kim conducted on March 27, 2019 by Susannah Roberson. Restricted until March 27, 2069.
  • Dr. Linda Youngwirth conducted on March 7, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Daniel Nussbaum conducted on April 24, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Patrick Davis conducted on May 13, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
Includes 6 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2020 Chief Residents:
  • Dr. Alice Wang conducted on April 21, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Hanghang Wang conducted on May 3, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. James Meza conducted on May 8, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. David Ranney conducted on May 8, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Zhifei (Jeff) Sun conducted on May 11, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Babatunde Yerokun conducted on May 31, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
Includes 6 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2021 Chief Residents:
  • Dr. Morgan Cox conducted on May 6, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Brian Ezekian conducted on May 6, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Michael Mulvihill conducted on May 27, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Uttara Soni Nag conducted on April 7, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Cecilia Ong conducted on June 11, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Megan Turner Turley conducted on May 5, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.

All the Chief Resident interviews are part of the Chief Resident Interview Project, which was started in 2018. The interviewees discuss their family background, education background, and experiences at Duke. Materials date from 2018 to 2022.

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Department of Urology Records, 1969-2019 6 Linear Feet (4 cartons) and 298 MB

The Duke Department of Urology is a leader in providing outstanding clinical care, performing cutting-edge clinical and basic science research, and training the next generation of outstanding clinical and academic leaders in the field of urology. The department's mission is to advance urologic health as a leader in world-class multidisciplinary research; innovative education; and compassionate, exception urologic care for all patients. Duke Urology is recognized worldwide for expertise in the areas of general urology, prostate cancer and prostatic diseases, male sexual health, urinary tract stone management through the Duke Comprehensive Kidney Stone Program, minimally invasive surgery and robotics, reconstructive urology, urinary incontinence, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, and pediatric urology. Includes materials from the Division of Urology, prior to it becoming the Department of Urology in 2023. Contains administrative records pertaining to the Duke Urologic Assembly, Duke Tuesday, Winter Urologic Forum, Focal Therapy workshops and symposiums, Duke Prostate Cancer Patient Symposiums, a small amount of correspondence and departmental printed materials, including an early urology handbook. Types of materials include programs, correspondence, digital files, brochures, and flyers. Materials date from 1969 to 2019.

Includes materials from the Division of Urology, prior to it becoming the Department of Urology in 2023. Contains administrative records pertaining to the Duke Urologic Assembly, Duke Tuesday, Winter Urologic Forum, Focal Therapy workshops and symposiums, Duke Prostate Cancer Patient Symposiums, a small amount of correspondence and departmental printed materials, including an early urology handbook. Types of materials include programs, correspondence, digital files, brochures, and flyers. Materials date from 1969 to 2019.

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The Division of Allied Health Education of the Duke University School of Medicine was formed to represent the interests of health-related educational programs, including the Pathology Assistant, Physician's Associate, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nurse Anesthesiology, and Radiologic Technology programs. Deans of Medical and Allied Health Education included Thomas D. Kinney and Ewald W. Busse. Types of materials include reports, correspondence, bulletins, budgets, meeting minutes, grant materials, reports, programs, agendas, pamphlets, newsletters, curriculum vitae, photographs, and evaluations Materials range in date from 1966 to 1983.

Materials relate to the administration of the Division of Allied Health Education. Types of materials include reports, correspondence, bulletins, budgets, meeting minutes, grant materials, reports, programs, agendas, pamphlets, newsletters, curriculum vitae, photographs, and evaluations. Subjects include allied health accreditation, the radiologic technical program, physician's associate program, nurse anesthetist program, and the respiratory therapy program. Materials range in date from 1966 to 1983.