Interview, February 13, 2004

Nashold, Blaine S.
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Dr. Nashold discusses his background, education, study of bacteriology, trying to discover poliovirus vaccine, neurosurgery, Montreal Neurosurgical Institute, coming to the South from Montreal, Bowman Gray, coming to Duke, first impressions of Duke, Dr. Barnes Woodhall, Dr. Guy Odom, changes in his research emphasis, stereotactic surgery, explanation of stereotactic surgery, history of stereotactic surgery, advantages of stereotactic surgery, equipment for stereotactic surgery, machine shop at Duke, impressions of Dr. Barnes Woodhall, surgical skill of Dr. Woodhall, height of Dr. Woodhall, forward-looking vision of Dr. Woodhall, Dr. Woodhall's impact on Duke University Medical Center, personality of Dr. Guy Odom, medical student interaction with Dr. Odom, medical student interaction with Dr. Woodhall, relationship between Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery, Dr. Eugene Stead, contributions of Dr. Stead, straightforwardness of Dr. Stead, strength of departments at Duke, Duke outreach to community, family atmosphere of medical center, atmosphere of freedom at medical center, introducing stereotactic surgery to Duke, development of Dorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ) procedure, naming of DREZ procedure, types of patients needing DREZ procedure, caudalis DREZ patients, doing untried procedures on patients.


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