Collections

Back to top

Search Constraints

Start Over You searched for: Creator Duke University. Medical Center. Archives. Remove constraint Creator: Duke University. Medical Center. Archives. Level Collection Remove constraint Level: Collection
Number of results to display per page
View results as:

Search Results

Collection

Sezer Aksel Oral History Interview, 2007 1 interview (1 master audiocassette tape, 1 master and 1 use CD, and 1 digital transcript)

Online
Sezer Aksel was the second female to graduate from the residency program in Duke's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She became the professor and director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Alabama in 1981. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on September 13, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Aksel discusses her experiences as a woman within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke and establishing the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of South Alabama.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Sezer Aksel conducted on September 13, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.
In this interview, Aksel discusses her background in Turkey; her desire to become a physician even against her family's desires; coming to Duke Medical School; the difficulty understanding Southern accents; the friendly atmosphere at Duke; completing premedical courses at Duke; the new curriculum at Duke Medical School; her interest in physiology and endocrinology; her second year of residency at Johns Hopkins; women in her medical school class; the busy residency schedule at Duke; dressing facilities in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; working twice as hard initially to gain men's respect; her acceptance from the faculty of her department; the reputation of Dr. Eleanor Easley in the department; previous female interns in the department having a difficult time and leaving Duke; support from the nursing staff in the department; support from the department chair, Dr. Roy Parker; the supposition among some in the department that women patients did not like to see female doctors for ob-gyn care and Dr. Aksel's experiences to the contrary; the first baby delivered; endocrinology; endocrinology-related surgical procedures; laparoscopy; the length of residency determined by the department chair; operating as a resident; learning by doing; the growth of department; females who joined the residency in the department after she came; changes due to more females; the male-dominated nature of dressing facilities in department; job opportunities after finishing residency; and establishing the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of South Alabama.
The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.

Collection

Nancy B. Allen Oral History Interviews, 2006, 2020 2 interviews (1 master CD, 1 use CD, 2 transcripts) and 1.39 GB

Online
Dr. Nancy Bates Allen, MD, is professor emeritus, Duke University School of Medical, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology. While at Duke, she served in numerous leadership roles and pushing for change around issues of gender equity and diversity and inclusion. She served as a member of the first and subsequent committees for women faculty and as Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Faculty Development. Allen retired in 2020. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted on November 10, 2006 by Jessica Roseberry and June 1, 2020 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the November 10, 2006 interview, Allen discusses women's issues in the medical field, including her own experiences as a female staff member in the Duke University Medical Center Department of Medicine's Division of Rheumatology; Dr. Joseph Greenfield; and Dr. Nannerl O. Keohane. In the June 1, 2020 interview, Allen discusses Allen discusses her early life, interest in medicine, medical education, her career, and her experiences preparing for retirement during the Spring 2020 emergence of COVID-19.

Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. Nancy B. Allen conducted on November 10, 2006 by Jessica Roseberry and June 1, 2020 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project.

In the November 10, 2006 interview, Allen discusses women's issues in the medical field, including her own experiences as a female staff member in the Duke University Medical Center Department of Medicine's Division of Rheumatology; Dr. Joseph Greenfield; and Dr. Nannerl O. Keohane.

In the June 1, 2020 interview, Allen discusses her early life, interest in medicine, medical education, her career, and her experiences preparing for retirement during the Spring 2020 emergence of COVID-19.

Collection
Melvin Berlin was the first medical team physician for the Duke athletic program. Contains tape and transcript of an oral history interview with Melvin Berlin. Major subjects in this interview include Berlin's experiences as a medical student at Duke in the 1950s and his experience with sports medicine. This interview was conducted on 31 October 2003 by Walter Campbell.

Contains tape and transcript of an oral history interview with Melvin Berlin, the first medical team physician for the Duke athletic program.

Collection
Online
Frederick Bernheim and Mary ("Molly") Bernheim were original faculty members at Duke University School of Medicine. Contains audiotape and transcript of an oral history interview with Frederick Bernheim and Mary ("Molly") Bernheim. Major subjects in this interview include the couple's experiences in the Department of Biochemistry and the Department of Pharmacology at Duke University Medical Center. This interview was conducted on 7 March 1984 by James Gifford.

Contains audiotape and transcript of an oral history interview with Frederick Bernheim and Mary ("Molly") Bernheim, original faculty members at Duke University School of Medicine.

Collection
Contains audiotapes and a transcript of an oral history interview of MaryAnn E. Black, associate vice president for Community Affairs for the Duke University Health System. Major subjects in this interview include family background, social work, public service, Durham (N.C.), Duke University Health System, hiring of minority group members, Dr. Ralph Snyderman, and the Duke University Office of Community Affairs. The interview was conducted on Jan. 22, 2004 by Jessica Roseberry.

Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview with MaryAnn E. Black, associate vice president for Community Affairs for the Duke University Health System.

Collection

Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer Oral History Interviews, 1995, 2005 2 Interviews (2 transcripts, 3 audiocassette tapes)

Online
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.

Collection
Online
Dr. Marianne S. Breslin is a former head of the Psychosomatic Division of the Department of Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 12, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Breslin discusses her experiences as a woman and mother practicing psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Marianne S. Breslin conducted on June 28, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.
In this interview, Breslin discusses her experiences as a woman and mother practicing psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

Collection
Online
H. Keith H. Brodie is a former chair of the Department of Psychiatry, chancellor, and president of Duke University. Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview. Major subjects in this interview include students, Terry Sanford, Ralph Snyderman, Ewald W. Busse, American Psychiatric Association, veterans' health care, drug testing, and Duke University administration. The interview was conducted in 2004 by Jessica Roseberry.
Collection

Rebecca H. Buckley Oral History Interview, February 19, 2007 1 interview (2 master CDs, 2 use CDs, and 1 transcript)

Online
Dr. Rebecca H Buckley was named the J. Buren Sidbury Professor of Pediatrics in 1979, making her the first female at Duke Medical School to be given a distinguished professorship. Her accomplishments include extensive work with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on February 19, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Buckley discusses her experiences as a woman within the Division of Pediatric Allergy in the Department of Pediatrics, and SCID.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Rebecca Buckley conducted on February 19, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.
In this interview, Buckley discusses her experiences as a woman within the Division of Pediatric Allergy in the Department of Pediatrics, and severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID).

Collection

Elizabeth Bullitt Oral History Interview, October 18, 2005 1 interview (2 master audio cassette tapes, 2 use audio cassette tapes, and 1 transcript)

Online
Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt was the first woman to graduate from the surgical residency at Duke University. She later served as the first female neurosurgeon on staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was vice chair and acting chair of the department. This collection contains 1 oral history interview 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.

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.