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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Contains correspondence, subject files, reports, memoranda, and minutes pertaining to the operation of the Duke University Medical Center, particularly the Department of Patient Relations. Materials were mostly created during Brown's administration as chief operating officer from 1989 to 1993. Materials date from 1989 to 1993.
Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, obituaries, and other materials pertaining to biographical information of individuals associated with Duke University Medical Center and the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Materials range in date from the 1930s to the present.
Civilian Public Service Camp #61 Collection, 1943-1984 1.3 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 map folder)
Contains minutes from the clinical services executive committee which discuss issues related to the Duke University Medical Center including departmental head appointments, accreditations, and operation and patient room utilization. Materials range in date from 1990 to 1991.
Contains correspondence, project proposals, notes, contracts, newspaper clippings, receipts, poems, reports, and programming lists. Materials range in date from 1977 to 1997.