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.
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.
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
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Catherine M. Wilfert conducted on August 26, 2006 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.In this interview, Wilfert discusses her work with AIDS patients in developing countries and the development of the anti-HIV drug AZT.The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.
Catherine M. Wilfert Oral History Interview, August 25, 2006 1 interview (2 master CDs, 2 use CDs, and 1 transcript)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Doris Howell conducted on November 12, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.In this interview, Howell discusses her experiences as a female pediatrician at Duke, in San Diego, and in Pennsylvania.
Doris Howell Oral History Interview, November 12, 2007 1 interview ( 2 master audiocassette tapes, 1 master CD, 1 use CD, and 1 transcript)
Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. Edward C. Halperin conducted on October 10, 2006 and May 29, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.In the 2006 interview, Halperin discusses his early life and career at Duke. In the 2007 interview, Halperin discusses the role of women at Duke Medicine throughout the institution's history.
Edward C. Halperin Oral History Interviews, 2006-2007 2 interviews (4 CDs, 1 transcript) and 2 electronic transcripts
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt conducted on October 18, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry.In this interview, Bullitt discusses her experiences as a female physician in the field of neurosurgery; the Department of Surgery and Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; women in medicine; and women physicians.
Elizabeth Bullitt Oral History Interview, October 18, 2005 1 interview (2 master audio cassette tapes, 2 use audio cassette tapes, and 1 transcript)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Elizabeth DeLong conducted on October 21, 2010 by Jessica Roseberry.In this interview, DeLong discusses similarities and differences between working at a clinical research organization (Quintiles) and an academic research organization (Duke Medical Center); some collaborative projects between the Department of Biostatistics and other Duke departments; the importance of biostatistics to medical practice and medical research; the extent to which people in an academic institution are aware of the importance of statistics in their own work; the importance of having training in doing statistical work; master's versus PhD statisticians; the Duke Clinical Research Institute's emphasis on collaboration between medical investigators and statisticians; working with partners to make sure they set up their studies correctly; outcomes research versus clinical trials; equipoise; the importance of equipoise; personalized medicine; the accuracy of predictions in personalized medicine; bioinformatics; the importance of the department being accepted by other outside departments and groups; growth of the department; being a female in the sciences; her own background; mentors; Dean Nancy Andrews; whether she brings something different to the table as a female department chair; and the future of the department.
Elizabeth R. DeLong Oral History Interview, 2010-2010 1 interview (1 master CD, 1 use CD, and 1 transcript)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Frances K. Widmann conducted on November 28, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.In this interview, Widmann discusses experiences as a woman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University Medical Center, and the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital.The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.
Frances K. Widmann Oral History Interview, November 28, 2007 1 interview (1 master CD, 1 use CD, and 1 transcript)
Contains a copy of Cavanagh's book "The Panorama of Vesalius: A 'Lost' Design from Titian's Studio." Material dates to 1996.
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Hilda P. Willett conducted on May 21, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.In this interview, Willett discusses her memories of being a female in Duke's Department of Microbiology.The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.