Interview, July 30, 2020

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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Walter J. Pories on July 30, 2020 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

Duration: 00:42:39

During the interview, Pories discusses his early life; education; decision to enter the medical profession; his career; how Sabiston helped him recruit for the Department of Surgery at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) when it first started; Sabiston's contributions to the field of surgery through his skill as a surgeon, training surgeons, and his leadership in the American College of Surgeons; and other memories of Sabiston and his wife, Aggie. Digital files include transcript (DOCX), interview (MP3), consent form (PDF), and TXT files.

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