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Kathleen Clem Oral History Interview, June 27, 2007

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Dr. Kathleen Clem was the first chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine within Duke University's Department of Surgery. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 27, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Clem discusses women's issues in the medical field, including her own experiences as a female leader in Duke University Medical Center's Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Surgery.
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William Henry Muller Oral History Interview, June 28, 2005

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William Henry Muller, Jr., attended Duke University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins University and was the head of the Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia from 1954 to 1976. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 28, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Muller discusses his background, education, medical career, and his recollections about student life during his time as a medical student at Duke.
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Interview, June 28, 2005

Gale Anne McCarty Oral History Interview, June 29, 2007

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Dr. Gale McCarty is the president of Rheum. Ed Consulting and an alumna of the Duke University School of Medicine.
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Rebecca Clayton Oral History Interview, March 15, 2007

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Rebecca Clayton worked as Dr. Grace Kerby's secretary in Duke University's Department of Medicine from the 1960s until Kerby's retirement. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on March 15, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Clayton discusses beginning work as the secretary for Kerby, in 1960; being pregnant and delivering her first child; there being no maternity leave policy; her care for Kerby after Kerby's retirement; Kerby's attention to detail; Kerby's very private nature; other elements of Kerby's character; Kerby's dedication to her work; Kerby's work on house staff schedules and Clayton's assistance to Kerby in this work; Kerby's assistance to then-Department of Medicine chair, Dr. Eugene Stead; Bess Cebe, Stead's assistant; Clayton's close relationship with Kerby; the interactions of secretaries in the department; Kerby's materials that Clayton has; Kerby upon retirement; Clayton's workload under Kerby; equipment Clayton used at the time; the proportion of work dedicated to house staff schedules; Kerby's privacy about her own schedule; and Clayton's previous work.
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Frederick Bernheim and Molly Bernheim Oral History Interview, March 7, 1984

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Frederick Bernheim and Mary ("Molly") Bernheim were original faculty members at Duke University School of Medicine.
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Wilhelm Delano Meriwether Oral History Interview, March 7, 2008

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Wilhelm Delano Meriwether was the first African-American to graduate from the Duke University School of Medicine.
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Norman M. Rich Oral History Interview, May 21, 2019

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Retired U.S. Army Colonel, Dr. Norman M. Rich, MD, a vascular surgeon, refined vascular surgical techniques as a young surgeon in Vietnam. His expertise and techniques saved many soldiers from limb amputation or death, which led him to be known as the surgeon who heralded a new age in vascular injury management, with particular focus on venous reconstruction. After Vietnam, Rich went on to a long academic career in the field of vascular surgery. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 21, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Rich discusses his early life in a copper mining town in Arizona; early interest in the repair of blood vessels; education; decision to become a surgeon; military service as a surgeon in Vietnam and later running the vascular service at Walter Reed and running the vascular fellowship program; Rich and Sabiston's friendship and warm working relationship; Rich's career in medicine after retiring from active duty; attending conferences, domestic and international, with Sabiston; and Rich's commitment to teamwork.
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Interview, May 19, 2019

Carl E. Ravin Oral History Interview, May 20, 2019

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Dr. Carl E. Ravin, MD (1942- ) is a Duke Professor of Radiology and former Chair of the Department of Radiology (1985-2008). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 20, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Ravin briefly discusses his early life, education, military service during the Vietnam War, and his early career as a chest radiologist; memories of Dr. David Sabiston including the time Sabiston would not greet him because he was not wearing a white coat, as well as how Sabiston negotiated behind the scenes and controlled the environment by setting an example of how he thought the environment should operate; becoming chair of the department of surgery and changes he made; writing a chapter on imaging for Sabiston's surgery textbook; how Sabiston created an atmosphere at Duke with a superb quality of care from top rate doctors that also heavily focused on academics; Sabiston's commitment to the institution of Duke; and Ravin's relationship with Sabiston after his retirement.
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Interview, May 20, 2019

Hilda P. Willett Oral History Interview, May 21, 2007

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Hilda P. Willett (1923-2013) was the first female in Duke's Department of Microbiology (now the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) and the first person to receive a PhD from that department, later becoming a full professor. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 21, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Willett discusses her memories of being a female in Duke's Department of Microbiology.
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Fred A. Crawford Oral History Interview, May 22, 2019

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Dr. Fred A. Crawford, MD, attended Duke University for undergraduate and Duke University School of Medicine for medical school. Crawford's residency at Duke was interrupted by the Vietnam War, where he served in the United States Army as a surgeon. Afterwards, he returned to Duke and completed his residency. Crawford served as Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Mississippi (1976-1979) and Professor and Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina (1979-2009). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 22, 2019 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview Crawford discusses his early life and education, his experience at Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine, working for Dr. Will C. Sealy, memories of Dr. David and Agnes Sabiston, his residency, leaving his residency at Duke to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War, and his career after Duke at the University of Mississippi and the Medical University of South Carolina as a thoracic surgeon.
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Interview, May 22, 2019

Joanne A. P. Wilson Oral History Interview, May 24, 2007

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Joanne A. P. Wilson was the second African-American woman to graduate from Duke University School of Medicine. She later became a full professor in Duke's Department of Medicine. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 24, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Wilson discusses her experiences as a woman within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke and establishing the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of South Alabama.
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Philip H. Pearce Oral History Interview, May 25, 2007

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Dr. Philip H. Pearce was a partner in the Durham Women's Clinic from 1967 to 2004.
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Nannerl O. Keohane Oral History Interview, May 26, 2004

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Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview with Nannerl O. Keohane, professor of political science and president of Duke University from 1993 to 2004.
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Interview, May 26, 2004

Doris Howell Oral History Interview, November 12, 2007

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Dr. Doris Howell is a former member of Duke's Department of Pediatrics and the first woman to receive the Distinguished Duke Medical Alumni Award. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on November 12, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Howell discusses her experiences as a female pediatrician at Duke, in San Diego, and in Pennsylvania.
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Charles Peete Oral History Interview, November 2, 2004

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Charles Peete was a physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University.
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Herbert A. Saltzman Oral History Interview, November 28, 2005

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Herbert A. Saltzman was a director of the F.G. Hall Lab for Environmental Research at Duke, now part of the Duke Center For Hyperbaric Medicine And Environmental Physiology.
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Interview, November 28, 2005

Frances K. Widmann Oral History Interview, November 28, 2007

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Frances K. Widmann (1935-2013) was a former director of the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital blood bank and faculty member in Duke's Department of Pathology. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on November 28, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Widmann discusses her experiences as a woman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University Medical Center, and the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital.
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J. Michael Slaughter Oral History Interview, November 6, 2019

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J. Michael Slaughter attended Duke University for undergraduate, graduating circa 1975. After graduation, he worked in Dr. Dani Bolognesi's laboratory, overseeing surgical admissions and assignment of the operating rooms for about 3 years, and as the business manager for the Department of Surgery for 20 years under Dr. David Sabiston. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on November 6, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview Slaughter discusses his early life and education; memories of Dr. David and Agnes Sabiston; and working as the business manager for Duke Department of Surgery and all the duties that came along with that job, including managing payroll and planning all departmental social functions.
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Interview, November 6, 2019

Joseph O. Moore Oral History Interviews, November 6 and 11, 2020

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Dr. Joseph Odell Moore, MD, an oncologist, has worked within the Duke University Medical Center system for 45 years, first as an internal medicine fellow and finally as Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine. As a specialist in hematologic malignancies, he focuses on the understanding and treatment of cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. His many achievements include advancing clinical research on myeloid leukemias and serving as a founding board member of the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted on November 6 and 9 2020 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interviews, Moore discusses the advent of the specialization of hematologic oncology, Moore's early experiences that inspired his interest in medicine as a career, changes in Duke's facilities and programs over his tenure, and developments in cancer treatment. The themes of these interviews include medical training, the history of Duke Medical Center, and hematologic oncology.
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Joseph O. Moore Oral History Interviews, November 6 and 11, 2020 1 interview (1 transcript) and 1.62 GB

Jane S. Richardson Oral History Interview, November 9, 2007

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Jane S. Richardson (1941- ) is a James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry. She is known for her work with protein structures. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on November 9, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Richardson discusses her work with her husband in the Department of Chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Department of Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Center, including her work with protein structures and her ribbon drawings.
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