This collection combines the papers of Ivan Brown, Leo Alexander, Norman Ross, and O. (Opie) Norris Smith, each a physician at the 65th Base Hospital of World War II or the 65th General Hospital of World War II. The first series, General Collected Materials of the 65th, contains general administrative records, medical records, photographs, newsletters, memorabilia, reunion materials, artifacts, oral history interviews collected by Ivan Brown, a surgeon in the 65th General Hospital. The first series also includes materials of the 65th Base Hospital, a Duke University military medical unit that served during World War II. The second series, Leo Alexander Papers, also collected by Ivan Brown, contains the papers of Leo Alexander, a neuropsychiatrist and consultant to the postwar War Crimes Commission in Nuremberg. Alexander's papers contain personal materials, trial records, investigative correspondence, copies of some Nazi records, publications, and patient records. The third series, Norman Ross Papers, contains correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. The fourth series, O. Norris Smith Papers, contains photographs, medical reference materials, and memorabilia. Ivan Brown gathered and cataloged the general administrative and medical records of the unit, along with many photographs, newsletters, and memorabilia. Materials range in date from 1917-2002.
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.
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Alejandro Barbagelata conducted on March 26, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.
Barbagelata discusses the Duke Cardiovascular Databank and subsequent variations at Favalaro Clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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.
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.
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Allan H. Friedman conducted on May 14, 2019 by Susannah Roberson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.
In the May 14, 2019 interview, Friedman discusses his early life, educational background, how he decided to become a surgeon, how he came to Duke, his residency at Duke, his career in medicine at Duke, and his memories of Sabiston.
This collection documents the activities, administration, and membership of the AOA chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha at Duke University, installed locally in 1932. Duke members include faculty, house staff and students. The collection contains AOA administrative records, lists of member names, correspondence, and event information. Types of materials include brochures, correspondence, and lists. Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine and medical students. Materials range in date from 1960 to 1989.
Contains correspondence, photographs, research notes, reprints, clippings, printed materials, artifacts, reports, and CVs. Major subjects include HIV and cancer research. Materials date from 1963 to 2004.
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.
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.