Florence K. Wilson Papers, 1933-1967 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)
Contains correspondence, conference materials, committee materials, professional association materials, short writings, and applications pertaining to the career of Florence K. Wilson, dean of the Duke University School of Nursing from 1946 to 1954. Materials range in date from 1933 to 1967.
Department of Surgery Records, 1947-2021 11.5 Linear Feet (7 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box) and 1 artifact and 912.64 MB
Contains correspondence, reports, photographs, composite photographs, handbooks, invitations, microscope slides, negatives, 35mm projector slides, research notes, research logs, articles, artifacts, reference files, programs, departmental publications, financial records, and digital files documenting the day to day operations of the department. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2021.
Dani Bolognesi Oral History Interviews, 1994, 2019 2 Interviews (2 transcripts) and 11.5 MB
Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dani Bolognesi, PhD conducted on June 29, 1994 by Dr. James Gifford and May 29, 2019 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.
In the June 29, 1994 interview, Bolognesi discusses his educational background; working with Dr. Joseph Beard at Duke; and his research, particularly the work of the laboratory he directed. Charles Rott is also present during the interview.
In the May 29, 2019 interview, which is part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project, Bolognesi discusses his early life and education; his studies and work at Duke, where he was a student under Dr. Joseph Beard; professional and personal memories of Dr. David Sabiston, including Sabiston's interest in grants; Sabiston's stoke; Sabiston's Christmas parties; translational research; the Department of Surgery; and Bolognesi's HIV research.
William C. Meyers Oral History Interviews, 1994-2019 2 interviews (3 transcripts, 1 audiocassette tape) and 86.2 MB
Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. William C. Meyers conducted on May 8, 1994 by Dr. James Gifford and February 27, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
In the May 8, 1994 interview Meyers discusses the Gastrointestinal Research Lab. In the February 27, 2019 interview, which is part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project, Meyers reflects on his time as an undergraduate at Harvard and his early interest in journalism; experiences as a soccer player; medical school at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons; his residency at Duke; experiences with Sabiston; decision to stay at Duke after residency; experience as the program director of the residency program; Chace Lottich, the first female in Duke Surgery; preforming the first liver transplant at Duke and setting up the third liver transplant program in the country; preforming the first laparoscopic surgery at Duke; and leaving Duke for the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMASS Health System.
R. Scott Jones Oral History Interview, 2018 1 interview (1 CD, 1 transcript) and 149 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. R. Scott Jones conducted on November 30, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.
In the interview, Jones discusses his early life in Texas; medical school experiences; his residency at the University of Pennsylvania; research experience in gastrointestinal physiology; postdoctoral fellowship in Los Angeles with Morton Grossman at the VA Hospital; his first job at the VA Hospital at University of California, San Francisco; his experiences with Sabiston; the Duke residency program; his move to University of Virginia to become the department chair; his continued relationship with Sabiston; his accomplishments at Duke; and the corporatization of medicine.
Bruce Schirmer Oral History Interview, 2018 1 interview (1 CD, 1 transcript) and 59.4 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Bruce Schimer conducted on November 30, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. Sabiston Oral History Project.
In the interview, Schimer discusses his experiences at Duke University School of Medicine and the Department of Surgery, his time as a practicing doctor at Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, his experiences with Sabiston, working in Dr. R. Scott Jones' lab, clinical experience, and key mentors at Duke.
James R. Urbaniak Oral History Interview, 2018-2018 1 interview (1 CD, 1 transcript)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. James R. Urbaniak conducted on November 6, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.
In the November 6, 2018 interview, Urbaniak discusses his childhood, how he came to Duke, his experiences at Duke, orthopedics and orthopedic surgery, his time as the attending physician to the United States Congress and the Supreme Court during the Vietnam War, general surgery, Dr. David C. Sabiston, Dr. Lenox D. Baker, Dr. J. Leonard Goldner, hand surgery, microsurgery, and vascularized fibular grafts.
Department of Surgery Chief Residents Oral History Interviews, 2018-2022 22 interviews (3 CDs, 22 transcripts) and 686.62 MB
Includes 5 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2018 Chief Residents:
- Dr. Brian Gulack conducted on June 27, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
- Dr. Jeffrey Keenan conducted on May 3, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
- Dr. C. Cameron McCoy conducted on May 14, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
- Dr. Mithum Shenoi conducted on May 7, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
- Dr. Jeff Yang conducted on June 18, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr. Restricted until June 18, 2038
Includes 5 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2019 Chief Residents:
- Dr. Ehsan Benrashid conducted on April 10, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Jina Kim conducted on March 27, 2019 by Susannah Roberson. Restricted until March 27, 2069.
- Dr. Linda Youngwirth conducted on March 7, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Daniel Nussbaum conducted on April 24, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Patrick Davis conducted on May 13, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Alice Wang conducted on April 21, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Hanghang Wang conducted on May 3, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. James Meza conducted on May 8, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. David Ranney conducted on May 8, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Zhifei (Jeff) Sun conducted on May 11, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Babatunde Yerokun conducted on May 31, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Morgan Cox conducted on May 6, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Brian Ezekian conducted on May 6, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Michael Mulvihill conducted on May 27, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Uttara Soni Nag conducted on April 7, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Cecilia Ong conducted on June 11, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
- Dr. Megan Turner Turley conducted on May 5, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
All the Chief Resident interviews are part of the Chief Resident Interview Project, which was started in 2018. The interviewees discuss their family background, education background, and experiences at Duke. Materials date from 2018 to 2022.
Eddie L. Hoover Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 11.0 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Eddie L. Hoover conducted on June 25, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.
In the June 25, 2019 interview, Hoover discusses his early life; education; how he joined the medical profession; what it was like to be Black at the time Duke was starting to integrate its schools and facilities; the need for and starting the Society of Black Academic Surgeons; and his memories of Sabiston including his flawless memory, his meticulous nature, his love of the history of surgery; his dress code; his focus on research; and his desire to train academic surgeons who were going to teach the next generation of surgeons.