Includes lab notebooks and external backup drives used by Andrews and her researchers created during the course of research directed by Andrews. The 5 external hard drives incude digital files from the external backup drives of Jackie Lim, Wenjing Xu, and Pavle Matak, researchers in Andrews' lab. The materials in this collection date from 1998 to 2016.
Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. Nancy C. Andrews conducted on November 30, 2010 by Jessica Rosenberry and January 8 and 10, 2019 by Joseph O'Connell.
In the November 30, 2010 interview, Andrews discusses how dual degree (MD-PhD) is prevalent in deanship positions across the country; translational medicine; Duke's strength in translational medicine; her own research; the difference between what she experienced as a student and what a medical student would experience today at Duke; new learning center opening on Duke campus; financial aspects of the school of medicine and the health system; needs of both the clinical and basic sides of the medical campus; defining her leadership style; direction for school of medicine; study that was done on women in science at MIT in the late 1990s; what Duke is doing to combat the problems that might face women in science; Benjamin Reese of the Duke Office of Institutional Equity and some ways that equity might be achieved; strategies for women trying to achieve success in the sciences; and the uniqueness of this period in history. This interview was done as part of the Women in Duke Medicine oral history exhibit.
In the January 8 and 10, 2019 interviews, Andrews discusses her family background; early interest in science; undergraduate education at Yale; pursuing MD PhD at Harvard and MIT; fellowship research on red blood cells; influence of David Nathan, chair of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School; development of research on iron; administrative roles at Harvard; her transition to deanship at Duke; promoting inclusion and diversity; Duke's characteristics as a younger institution; continuing research during deanship, specifically iron research and iron disease patients; achievements as dean; concluding term as dean; ongoing contributions to Duke including supporting new dean, Mary Klotman; and reflections on scope of dean responsibilities and the importance of a supporting team.