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Stacey R. McCorison Oral History Interview, 2021

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Stacey R. McCorison, Associate Dean for Medical Education Administration at the Duke University School of Medicine, managed a $43M Medical Education budget for 11 departments, was committed to creating a "seamless" experience for students, allowing them to focus on their educational goals. As Associate Dean, she liaised to the Vice Dean of Education, lead tuition and fees for medical and masters-level programs, oversaw HR operations (a staff of 80), managed space and events for 3 buildings, and supervised a diverse set of operations including Medical Education Information Technology and Anatomical Gifts. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 12, 2021 by Josephine McRobbie. In the interview, McCorison discusses her early life in the Northeast, experiences with higher education, positions held within Duke University and the Duke University School of Medicine, contributions to the planning for the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education, as well as the her reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on medical education. The themes of this interview include educational access and choice, medical education, financial aid, and student support services.
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Interview, October 12, 2021

Tracy K. Gosselin Oral History Interview, 2021

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Dr. Tracy K. Gosselin, PhD, MSN, joined Duke University Hospital in 1993 as a Staff Nurse for Inpatient Oncology. A Massachusetts native and graduate of Northeastern University's College of Nursing's five year co-operative education program, she developed an interest in oncology nursing while in nursing school, which included an assignment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she became close to patients undergoing treatment. When she left Duke, in 2021, for a leadership position at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she was the Chief Nursing & Patient Care Services Officer at Duke University Hospital; a wide-ranging job encompassing nursing practice, education, standards, and accreditation, as well as the implementation of patient care practices. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 13, 2021 by Josephine McRobbie. In the interview, Gosselin discusses her early interest in nursing and later oncology nursing, her career trajectory into leadership roles, and her thoughts on workplace culture and nursing as a profession. The themes of this interview include nursing education, patient care, and the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on healthcare.
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Interview, October 13, 2021

Helen M. Mikul Oral History Interview, 2022

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Helen M. Mikul, CNM, worked as a midwife for the Duke Midwifery Service from 2003 to 2008. She credits this job as a critical step towards her current role as lead provider at the Siler City Community Health Center, which she calls the job she was "meant to do". As a midwife with Duke Midwifery Service, Mikul provided midwifery care to patients, worked in labor and delivery triage, attended births in Duke's labor and delivery unit, participated as a facilitator for the Centering Pregnancy prenatal care groups at Lincoln Community Health Center, and provided training and support to Duke students, residents, and fellows. Throughout her career, she has been particularly passionate about providing family planning and contraceptive care to clients. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 17, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund. In the interview, Mikul discusses her role as a midwife with Duke Midwifery Service, her dedication to working with Spanish-speaking clients, and the uniqueness of midwifery as a healthcare profession. The themes of this interview include medical training, midwifery, and family planning.
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Interview, October 17, 2022

Elizabeth Bullitt Oral History Interview, October 18, 2005

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Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt was the first woman to graduate from the surgical residency at Duke University. She later served as the first female neurosurgeon on staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was vice chair and acting chair of the department. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 18, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Bullitt discusses her experiences as a female physician in the field of neurosurgery; the Department of Surgery and Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; women in medicine; and women physicians.
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Interview, October 18, 2005

Kim Q. Dau Oral History Interview, 2022

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Kim Quang Dau, RN, MS, CNM, is a Clinical Professor of Midwifery in the School of Nursing at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), a Certified Nurse-Midwife at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, the Director of UCSF's Nurse-Midwifery/WHNP Program, and a co-lead for UCSF's Midwifery Mentoring and Belonging Program. From 2007 to 2010, Dau was a Staff Midwife with Duke Midwifery Service, and the Coordinator for the Centering Pregnancy program facilitated in collaboration with Durham County Department of Public Health in locations including Lincoln Community Health Center and El Centro Hispano. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 19, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund. In the interview, Dau discusses her path to midwifery, patient-centered care in a community setting, and the experience of change in healthcare systems. The themes of this interview include midwifery, community healthcare, and medical training.
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Interview, October, 19 2022

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Interview, October 21, 2003

Elizabeth R. DeLong Oral History Interview, 2010-2010

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Dr. Elizabeth DeLong was a professor in the Division of Biometry and Medical Informatics for the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke, a biostatistician in the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the chair of the Duke Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 21, 2010 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, DeLong speaks about similarities and differences between working at a clinical research organization (Quintiles) and an academic research organization (Duke Medical Center); some collaborative projects between the Department of Biostatistics and other Duke departments; the importance of biostatistics to medical practice and medical research; the extent to which people in an academic institution are aware of the importance of statistics in their own work; the importance of having training in doing statistical work; master's versus PhD statisticians; the Duke Clinical Research Institute's emphasis on collaboration between medical investigators and statisticians; working with partners to make sure they set up their studies correctly; outcomes research versus clinical trials; equipoise; the importance of equipoise; personalized medicine; the accuracy of predictions in personalized medicine; bioinformatics; the importance of the department being accepted by other outside departments and groups; growth of the department; being a female in the sciences; her own background; mentors; Dean Nancy Andrews; whether she brings something different to the table as a female department chair; and the future of the department.
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Interview, October 21, 2010

Mary E. Klotman Oral History Interview, 2010-2010

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Mary E. Klotman, MD, is professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. She also served as assistant professor of medicine at Duke before moving to the National Institutes of Health, where she was a member of the Public Health Service and trained and worked in the Laboratory of Tumor Cell Biology. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 21, 2010 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Klotman discusses her time as an undergraduate and medical student at Duke, her career path to becoming a physician-scientist, and her chairmanship of the Department of Medicine.
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Interview, October 21, 2010

John Robinette Oral History Interview, October 22, 2019

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John Robinette, a Duke University Hospital administrator, was recruited to Duke University by then Chancellor, Dr. William Anlyan, to become his administrative assistant after meeting him at an Association of American Medical Colleges meeting. This was the start of Robinette's long career at Duke that saw him move in the role of a hospital administrator for Duke University Hospital. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 22, 2019 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Robinette discusses his education; career at Duke, starting as an administrative assistant for Dr. William Anlyan and eventually moving into the role of a hospital administrator; his role in building the new Duke Hospital; the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC); working with Sabiston in the role of an administrator; and personal memories of Sabiston.
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Interview, October 22, 2019

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Interview, October 26, 2009

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Interview, October 28, 2009

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Interview, October 28, 2009

John A. Bartlett Oral History Interviews, 2009-2020

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Dr. John Alexander Bartlett, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Global Health and Nursing at Duke University Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre. He is the Co-Director of the Duke University Center for AIDS Research, a Senior Fellow within the Duke University Health Inequalities Program, and co-chairs the Duke University Africa Initiative. Bartlett's research focuses on the treatment and complications of HIV infection, and has been the recipient of numerous US National Institutes of Health research grants. This collection contains 3 oral history interviews: 1 interview on October 29, 2009 and 2 interviews on July 24, 2020. The October 29, 2009 interview was conducted by Tullia Rushton and Diana Xie, as part of the Writing Class 20 Interview. In this interview, Bartlett discusses his decision to pursue medicine, his views on the ethics and frustrations of the field, and his work with HIV/AIDS. The July 24, 2020 interviews were conducted by Joseph O'Connell, as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interviews, Bartlett discusses his work with patients with HIV/AIDS at Duke, his efforts in creating and sustaining international partnerships in HIV/AIDS research and treatment, and his thoughts on a social justice ethos in healthcare.
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Interview, October 29, 2009

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Interview, October 30, 2009

Paul R. Newman Oral History Interview, 2019

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Paul R. Newman is the Senior Vice President of the Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC), PLLC, and Executive Director of the Duke Patient Revenue Management Organization. Newman began work at the PDC in September 1994, and he was named Executive Director of the Patient Revenue Management Organization in March 2001. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 30, 2019 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Newman discusses his education; how he became interested in the Hospital Administration program at Duke; experiences working at the PDC, including the merger of the surgical and medical PDC; the details of his role as a hospital administrator; the creation of the Duke University Health System; and his memories of working with Sabiston.
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Interview, October 30, 2019

Melvin Berlin Oral History Interview, October 31, 2003

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Melvin Berlin was the first medical team physician for the Duke athletic program.
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Interview, October 31, 2003

Mary Ann Fuchs Oral History Interview, 2022

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Dr. Mary Ann Fuchs, DNP, RN, stepped down as Vice President of Patient Care and System Chief Nurse Executive for Duke University Health System, and the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs for Duke University School of Nursing in 2022. During her 2 decades as a chief nursing leader for the Duke University Health System, Fuchs maintained and expanded Duke's reputation as a site for excellence in clinical care, patient experience, education, and research. Notably, she led successful efforts to achieve magnet designation for the health system from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Among her many contributions to the field, she acts as Region 3 Director for the American Organization of Nurse Executives Board of Directors and serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association. Fuchs was made a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2011. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 31, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie. In the interview, Fuchs discusses her background and education; research and care at Duke Hospital; career paths for nurses, healthcare mentors, and colleagues; and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The themes of this interview include nursing, nursing education, and healthcare leadership.
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Interview, October 31, 2022

Jean Spaulding Oral History Interview, October 3, 2006

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Jean Spaulding, MD (1947- ) is the first African-American female to graduate from the Duke University School of Medicine, a member of the Duke University Health System Board of Directors, and a member of the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 3, 2006 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Spaulding discusses her experiences as a woman and an African-American in Duke University's Department of Psychiatry and the Durham community, as well as her administrative roles in the Duke University Health System.
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Interview, October 3, 2006

Jack Hughes Oral History Interview, October 3-4, 2019

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Dr. Jack Hughes, MD, served the Durham, North Carolina community in private urological practice from 1950 until his retirement in 1988. His work bridged his specialty in urological surgery with an interest in the medical science of stone disease. His clinical practice, research, and service to medical societies often involved collaborating with colleagues in academic medicine, especially at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 3 and 4, 2019 by Joseph O'Connell. The October 3 and 4, 2019 interview with Hughes moves more or less chronologically through Hughes' upbringing and education, his military service during World War II, his residency and training in Minnesota, and his experiences at the intersection of academic and private practice medical communities in Durham, North Carolina.
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Interview, October 3-4, 2019

Howard C. Filston Oral History Interview, 2019

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Dr. Howard C. Filston, MD, Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Surgery at University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville, received his medical training from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He worked at Duke as a Professor and founding Chief of Pediatric Surgery from 1976 to 1990. He left Duke in 1990 to join the faculty at University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville, where he was Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Chief of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Trauma, and Vice Chair/Education Coordinator in the Department of Surgery until his retirement in 2000. This collection contains 1 oral history conducted on October 5, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the Interview Filston discusses his early life; education; his decision to become a doctor; the field of pediatric surgery; working with his mentor, Dr. Robert (Bob) Izant; his fellowship with Dr. C. Everett Koop and helping establish the first surgical neonatal intensive care unit in the country; being recruited by Sabiston to come to Duke to as the first trained pediatric surgeon in an academic center in North Carolina; supportive coworkers at Duke; working with Dr. Samuel Katz; being involved in resident education at Duke; and how Sabiston ran the Department of Surgery and the culture of the department.
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Interview, October 5, 2019