Irwin Brody Fund for the History of Neurosciences, 1972-2003

Heyman, Albert
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The Brody Fund, established in 1977, honored Duke Associate Professor Irwin Brody, who was interested in the history of Neurology. Heyman chaired the committee to administer the fund, which established an essay contest, fellowship, and purchased books to expand the History of Medicine Collection. The fund also held campus lectures, conferences, and co-sponsored cultural events such as plays and art exhibits. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, essays, notes, flyers, newspaper clippings, and committee agendas. Materials date from 1972 to 2003.


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This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals or IRB approval may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Duke University assumes no responsibility.
Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).
Materials in Series 1 must be screened for sensitive or confidential materials before they can be accessed.

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