Justine Strand de Oliveira Papers, 1973-2020

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Strand de Oliveira, Justine, 1951- and Strand de Oliveira, Justine, 1951-
Abstract:
Contains the professional papers of Justine Strand de Oliveira, former Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Community and Family Medicine. Types of materials include an academic stole, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, programs, notes, clippings, a calendar, agendas, business cards, faxes, legal statutes, membership lists, photographs, reports, meeting minutes, a questionnaire/survey, a grant proposal, an application to Duke's Physician Assistant (PA) program, the Duke Student and Faculty Handbook, a VHS tape, Strand's Physician Assistant License, Dr. E. Harvey Estes interview transcript, and digital files representing her 2011 professorship dossier and documenting the "Pop Up Think Tank" organized by Strand while working in the United Kingdom. Major subjects include professional development, state regulations for PAs, and advocacy for PAs contributions to the medical field. Materials range in date from 1973 to 2020.
Extent:
1.75 Linear Feet (1 carton, 1 card box) and 89.64 MB
Collection ID:
MC.0156

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Contains the professional papers of Justine Strand de Oliveira, former Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Community and Family Medicine. Types of materials include an academic stole, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, programs, notes, clippings, a calendar, agendas, business cards, faxes, legal statutes, membership lists, photographs, reports, meeting minutes, a questionnaire/survey, a grant proposal, an application to Duke's Physician Assistant (PA) program, the Duke Student and Faculty Handbook, a VHS tape, Strand's Physician Assistant License, Dr. E. Harvey Estes interview transcript, and digital files relating to her 2011 professorship dossier and documenting the "Pop Up Think Tank" organized by Strand while working in the United Kingdom. Major subjects include professional development, state regulations for physician assistants, and advocacy for PAs contributions to the medical field. Materials range in date from 1973 to 2020.

Biographical / historical:

Justine Strand de Oliveira was born in 1951 to Otto Neall Strand and Arlene Emilie Ross. From 1969 to 1971, she attended the University of Colorado. She received her associate's degree in 1979 from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Health Science from Duke University's Physician Assistant (PA) Program in 1981. In 1998, Strand de Oliveira received a Master of Public Health degree, and, in 2008, a doctorate in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Strand de Oliveira began her career as a PA at the Sunrise Community Health Center in Greeley, Colorado. From 1982 to 1984, she worked in Mambucaba, Brazil as a medical liaison. She moved to Austin, Texas, in 1984 and worked at the Austin Regional Clinic for 10 years. In 1994, Strand de Oliveira moved to Durham, North Carolina, and served as the director of general health services at the Durham County Health department for three years.

She returned to Duke in 1997 and served as the Duke Physician Assistant division chief from 1999 to 2012 and as program director from 2001 to 2003. In 2017, Strand de Oliveira stepped down as Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Community and Family Medicine and retired from Duke in order to accept a faculty position as a professor of physician associate studies at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Institute of Health Sciences Education.

Strand de Oliveira is the past president of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), North Carolina Medical Society Foundation (NCMSF), and the Texas Association of Physician Assistants (TAPA). She is an emerita member of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine; a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (DFAAPA); and a member of Pi Alpha, the national physician assistant honor society. In 2004, she became the first PA elected to the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation Board of Trustees and served a one-year term as secretary and treasurer. In 2005, Strand de Oliveira was recognized as the Outstanding PA of the Year by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Strand de Oliveira is married to Jasiel de Oliveira and has one son. She resides in Portugal where she is mostly retired, teaching very part-time, and is a published novelist in two languages, English and Portuguese.

Acquisition information:
Accession A2016.017 (gift by Justine Strand de Oliveira, April 2016), Accession A2020.013 (gift by Justine Strand de Oliveira, February 2020), Accession A2023.049 (gift by Justine Strand de Oliveira, September 2023), Accession A2023.059 (gift by Justine Strand de Oliveira, December 2023)
Processing information:

Processed by Kahlee Leingang under the supervision of Lucy Waldrop: June 2017; updated by Lucy Waldrop: May 2020, September 2023, December 2023

Arrangement:
Organized into the following series: Correspondence, 1973-2010; Clippings, 1981, 1988-2014; Physician Assistant Profession, 1986-2006; Professional Papers, 1979-2016; Digital Files, 2011, 2018-2020; Restricted, 1978, 1995, 2005
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Personal Name(s):
Strand de Oliveira, Justine, 1951-
Corporate Name(s):
Duke University. Medical Center
Duke University. School of Medicine
Topical Term(s):
Physician Assistants.

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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).

Contains materials restricted at the folder level, in accordance with Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). For further information consult with the Medical Center Archivist.

Box 1 must be screened for sensitive or confidential materials before being accessed. For further information consult with the Medical Center Archivist.

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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], Justine Strand de Oliveira Papers, Duke University Medical Center Archives.