Interview, February 24, 2020

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Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery.
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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Harvey J. Cohen on February 24, 2020 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.
Duration: 00:29:50
During the interview, Cohen discusses his educational background and how he became a doctor, his career in medicine, his residency at Duke in the Department of Medicine, his transition onto the faculty at Duke, his time as the Chair of the Department of Medicine, how he became involved in the field of geriatrics, his work in the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, his memories of Sabiston both as a resident and as a Duke Faculty member, Sabiston's support of the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, and the Department of Surgery's involvement in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. Digital files include transcript (.DOCX), interview (.MP3), and consent form (.PDF).

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