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Ralph Snyderman (Personal) Papers, 1899-2006

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Dr. Ralph Snyderman, MD, is Chancellor Emeritus of Duke University, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Duke Center for Research on Personalized Health Care. Contains the collected papers of Snyderman. Materials document Snyderman's professional appointments at both Duke University and Genentech, Inc., a biomedical technology firm in San Francisco, California. The papers consist of publications, manuscript materials, research materials, collected publications and citations, presentations and related correspondence, travel files, Genentech, Inc. research and administrative materials, subject files, business records from Snyderman's role as Duke's Chancellor for Health Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) committee and working group files, and papers from other committees and professional organizations of which Snyderman was a member. Major subjects in this collection include Snyderman's research in inflammation, immunology, and rheumatology; health care reform; medical administration and the role of the academic health center; and integrative and prospective medicine. Materials range in date from 1899 to 2006.

Ralph Snyderman (Chancellor) Records, 1899-2015

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Dr. Ralph Snyderman, MD, is Chancellor Emeritus of Duke University, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Duke Center for Research on Personalized Health Care. Contains administrative records created by Snyderman during his tenure as Chancellor for Health Affairs and President and CEO of Duke University Health System (1989-2004). Types of materials include minutes, agendas, reports, committee materials, chronological files, and videotapes. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke University Health System, School of Medicine, School of Nursing and administration. Materials date from 1899 to 2015.

Ralph Snyderman Oral History Interviews, 1990-2019

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Dr. Ralph Snyderman, MD, is Chancellor Emeritus of Duke University, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Duke Center for Research on Personalized Health Care. This collection contains 8 oral history interviews. The interviews conducted on December 14, 1990; March 23, 1993; April 22, 1994; and April 28, 1995 were done by Dr. James Gifford. The April 28, 1995 interview is included in the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. The interviews conducted on March 6, 2003; December 16, 2003; January 16, 2004; and February 23, 2004 were done by Walter E. Campbell for the book "Foundations for Excellence: 75 Years of Duke Medicine". The interview contacted on July 22, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr is part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interviews, Snyderman discusses his life leading up to the time he spent at the National Institutes of Health, his time at Genentech, accepting the chancellor position at Duke, Duke Medical Center's 75th anniversary, his tenure as chancellor, his background, and his memories of Sabiston.
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Interview, December 14, 1990

Interview, March 23, 1993

Interview, April 22, 1994

Ralph Snyderman (Chief) Papers, 1951-1990

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Dr. Ralph Snyderman, MD, is Chancellor Emeritus of Duke University, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Duke Center for Research on Personalized Health Care. Contains the professional papers Snyderman created during his tenure as chief of the Division of Rheumatic and Genetic Diseases (1976-1985) within the Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Also includes research and teaching materials. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, committee materials, meeting and conference records, speeches, photographs, clippings, brochures, pamphlets, grant materials, patent materials, and writings. Major correspondents include Joseph Greenfield, Barton Haynes, George Cianciolo, and Robert Lefkowitz. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke University Health System, School of Medicine, arthritis, and drug therapy for arthritis and inflammation. Materials date from 1951 to 1990.
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Peter K. Smith Oral History Interviews, 1994-1996

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Dr. Peter Kent Smith, MD, Chief of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, is a heart surgeon who specializes in coronary artery bypass, grafting, and valve replacement. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted on July 22, 1994 and January 3, 1996 by Dr. James Gifford. Both interviews are included in the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the July 22, 1994 interview Smith discusses his background in research and the operation of his laboratory. In the January 3, 1996 interview Smith discusses his career as a thoracic surgeon, and particularly his work as Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery.
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Jessie Parker Smith Oral History Interview, 2022

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Jessie Parker Smith, LPN, was a member of the first graduating classes of the Durham School of Practical Nursing during the late 1940s, as well as one of the cohorts of what is now known as the "Trailblazers", the first African American nurses hired by Duke. Smith remained a nurse at Duke for over 40 years. Initially a surgical nurse, she came to work with a variety of patients and specialties over her career. Tireless in her advocacy for the profession, Smith was an active member and Treasurer of the North Carolina Licensed Practical Nurses Association. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 13, 2022 by Patara Williams and transcribed by Josephine McRobbie. Smith's daughter, LaHoma Romocki, was also part of the conversation, and the interview was attended by Heather Lowe (Duke University) and Josephine McRobbie (audio engineer contractor). In the interview, Smith discusses the Duke and Durham hospital systems, the work and culture of Licensed Practical Nursing throughout Smith's career, and Smith's perspectives on patient care. The themes of this interview include nursing, racial integration in healthcare, and professional development.
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Interview, June 13, 2022

David Tillerson Smith Papers, 1920-1970

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Contains the professional papers of David Tillerson Smith (1898-1981), James B. Duke Professor of Microbiology and chair of the Department of Microbiology (1930-1958) and associate professor of Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine (1950-1966) at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence with individuals and organizations, research notes, clippings, article reprints, and manuscript materials. Major subjects include the Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Turdeau Sanatarium, the research and teaching of microbiology, tuberculosis, pellagra, mycology, and bacteriology. Materials range in date from 1920 to 1970.

Frank A. Sloan Papers, 1933-2017

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Contains the research materials of Frank A. Sloan, J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and professor of economics at Duke University. Types of materials include reprints, manuals, survey instruments, raw data, manuscript materials, notes, questionnaires, course materials, reports, court files, surveys, research, manuals, and computer disks. Major subjects include alcohol abuse, alcoholic intoxication, insurance liability, malpractice, Medicaid, long-term care, and retirement communities. Materials range in date from 1933 to 2017.

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

Carol O. Skipper Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1954

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Carol (Ogle) Skipper received her R.N. from Duke University School of Nursing in 1954. The collection contains a Santa Filomena lantern, a Duke University nursing honor society, and a nursing cape. Materials are from circa 1954.
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Items, circa 1954

William W. Shingleton Oral History Interview, 2004-2004

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Dr. William W. Shingleton (1917-2005) was a Professor of Surgery at Duke University and the founding Director of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on January 13, 2004 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Shingleton discusses his early career and the development of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. He also discusses cancer research, surgery, and patient care.
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Interview, January 13, 2004

Charles W. Shilling Papers, 1932-1994

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Charles W. Shilling (1901-1994), a physician, a leader in the field of undersea and hyperbaric medicine, research, education, and former Captain of the Medical Corps with the United States Navy. This collection contains correspondence, notes, photographs, a scrapbook, a transcript, speeches, awards, addresses, clippings, pamphlets, plaques, certificates, and a mug. Major subjects include the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, diving, hyperbaric oxygenation, United States Atomic Energy Commission, and U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Materials range in date from 1932 to 1994.

Mildred M. Sherwood Papers, 1931-1970

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Mildred M. Sherwood (1898-1966) was the pediatrics supervisor at Duke University Hospital and supervisor of nursing services at the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, which was engaged in a long-term study of the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Contains photographs, clippings, postcards, scrapbooks, correspondence, newsletters, notes, speeches, drafts, certificates, project records, pediatric journals, symposium materials, and travel itineraries related to the personal and professional life of Mildred M. Sherwood. Also included are studies, semi-annual reports, a news bulletin, a pictorial report, and a glossary of medical terms and expressions for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. Materials range in date from 1931 to 1970.
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Stuart M. Sessoms Records, 1952-1980

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Contains the working files of Stuart M. Sessoms (1921-1997), Director of Duke Hospital (1968-1976). Types of materials include memorandums, correspondence, legal cases, annual reports, minutes, grant applications, theses, brochures, draft legislation, diagrams, charts, forms, contracts, and a photograph. Major subjects include the Duke Hospital, Duke Hospital departments, clinics, business and finance, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sea Level Hospital, Lincoln Hospital, Highland Hospital, the VA Hospital, Methodist Church Hospital and Homes, Hillhaven Convalescent Center, and State agencies and boards. Materials range in date from 1952 to 1980.

Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Oral History Interviews, 2006-2007

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Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans (1920-2012) is a member of the Duke family and a female philanthropic leader in health care at Duke and in the Durham community. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted at different times. Interviews were conducted on July 27, 2006 and August 2, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In the 2006 interview, Semans discusses her experiences with health care at Duke and in Durham throughout her lifetime. In the 2007 interview, Semans discusses issues in women's health and women who were Duke physicians and who worked in health care in general.
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Interview, January 20, 2004

Hilliard Seigler Oral History Interviews, 1994, 2018

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Dr. Hilliard F. Seigler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and Professor Immunology at Duke University. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted at separate times. Interviews were conducted on July 18, 1994 by Dr. James Gifford and February 27, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr. In the 1994 interview, Seigler discusses the Melanoma immunology laboratory. In the 2018 interview, which is part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project, Seigler reflects on his time at Duke in the Department of Surgery.
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Hilliard Seigler Oral History Interviews, 1994, 2018 2 interviews (1 CD, 2 audiocassette tapes, 2 transcripts)

Will Camp Sealy Papers and Records, 1938-1986

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Contains the professional papers of Will Camp Sealy (1912-2001), chair of the Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Duke University Medical Center (1950-1984). Materials include correspondence, reports, reprints, minutes, grant materials, speeches, notes, travel records, and committee materials. Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine, arrhythmia, thoracic surgery, and cardiovascular surgical procedures. Materials date from 1938 to 1983.
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Will Camp Sealy Papers and Records, 1938-1986 34.5 Linear Feet (23 cartons)

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