Ross E. McKinney Jr. Records, 1950-2015

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Creator:
McKinney, Ross, Jr.
Abstract:
Ross E. McKinney Jr, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Duke. He joined Duke faculty in 1985, and his area of research is pediatric HIV clinical research. While at Duke, McKinney has held the positions of director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vice Dean for Research for the Duke University School of Medicine, and Director of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine. Includes records pertaining to four areas in which McKinney worked: pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease, Vice Dean for Research, Director of the Trent Center, and the Conflict of Interest Committee. Materials date from 1950 to 2015.
Extent:
5 Linear Feet (3 cartons, 1 manuscript box) and 102 MB
Collection ID:
AR.0153

Background

Scope and content:

Includes records pertaining to four areas in which Ross E. McKinney Jr. worked: pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease, Vice Dean for Research, Director of the Trent Center, and the Conflict of Interest Committee. Types of materials include committee materials, meetings and workgroup materials, correspondence and memos, notes, faculty handbooks and pamphlets, case files, funding materials, grant applications and records, proposals, and presentation materials. Also included are writings on conflicts of interest and various pediatric diseases, records of study protocols and the Pediatric Pharmacology Research Unit (PPRU), and a pediatric history outline. Materials date from 1950 to 2015.

Biographical / historical:

Ross Erwin McKinney Jr., MD, received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College (1975). He earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1979), and he completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. He continued at Duke for a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease with Drs. Cathy Wilfert, Laura Gutman, and Samuel Katz.
McKinney joined the Duke faculty in 1985. His initial research was on the pathogenesis of enteroviral infections in patients with X-linked agammaglobulinemia. He switched areas of focus in 1987, moving to pediatric HIV clinical research. McKinney was first author of the key Phase I and II papers regarding Zidovudine (AZT) use in children. McKinney's research is focused on the natural history, prevention, and treatment of pediatric HIV disease.

While at Duke, McKinney served as director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (1994 to 2003). He was appointed Vice Dean for research at the Duke University School of Medicine in 2002. Following his appointment as Vice Dean for Research, he served as director of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine (2007-2016).

McKinney has been on the board of the Association of Bioethics Program Directors, served two terms as chairman of the American Board of Pediatrics Subboard of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (1998-2001), served as chair of the steering committee for the Association of American Medical College's Forum on Conflict of Interest in Academe (2008-2010), and was the chair of the Clinical Research Ethics Key Function Committee of the NIH Clinical Translational Science Award collaborative consortium.

Acquisition information:
Accession A2018.053 (transferred by Marjorie Miller, July 2018)
Processing information:

Processed by Lucy Waldrop and McKenzie Long under the supervision of Lucy Waldrop: July 2018

Arrangement:
Organized into the following series: Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1950-2005; Conflict of Interest Committee, 2001-2015; Vice Dean of Research, 1994-2007, Restricted Materials, 1996-2013.
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Personal Name(s):
McKinney, Ross, Jr.
Corporate Name(s):
Duke University. Medical Center
Duke University. School of Medicine
Topical Term(s):
Faculty.
Organization and Administration.
Pediatrics.
Conflict of Interest.
Research.

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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 box 4 are restricted and closed to researchers.

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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.

Preferred citation:

[Identification of item], Ross E McKinney Jr. Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.