Barbara Parnell Oral History Interview, 2021

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Summary

Creator:
Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery.
Abstract:
Barbara Parnell worked at Duke from 1963 to 2012. She worked for Dr. H. Newland Oldham, Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Medicine, as well as holding the position of Coordinator for the Sabiston Society where she planned all of the group's meetings from the Society's inception. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on April 5, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Parnell discusses her memories of Sabiston, her work for him, and his reputation among the residents.
Extent:
1 Interview (1 transcript) and 8.58 MB
Collection ID:
OH.PARNELLB

Background

Scope and content:

Includes 1 oral history interview with Barbara Parnell conducted on April 5, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the April 5, 2021 interview, Parnell discusses her memories of Sabiston, her work for him, and his reputation among the residents.

Biographical / historical:

Barbara Parnell grew up in North Carolina. Her family moved away from North Carolina for her father's job but returned to Durham, North Carolina, where Parnell remained. She worked at Duke from 1963 until her retirement in 2012. While at Duke, she worked for Dr. Newland Oldham, as well as working for Dr. David Sabiston as the Coordinator of the Sabiston Surgical Society, where she planned the meetings from the group's inception. She was also an Honorary Member of the Sabiston Surgical Society.

Acquisition information:
Accession A2021.093 (transferred by Mary-Russell Roberson, November 2021)
Processing information:

Processed by Lucy Waldrop: December 2021

Arrangement:
Organized into the following series: Interview, April 5, 2021.
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Personal Name(s):
Parnell, Barbara
Sabiston, David C., 1924-2009
Corporate Name(s):
Duke University. Medical Center
Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery
Topical Term(s):
Faculty.
Education, Medical.
Internship and Residency.
Societies.

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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[Identification of item], Barbara Parnell Oral History Interview, Duke University Medical Center Archives.