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Promising Practices Records, 1999-2004, undated

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The Promising Practices Records contains the records of the Pastoral/Parish Nursing component. These materials range in date from 1999 to 2004. Subjects include administrative records, meeting minutes, correspondence with area churches and the original program handout. Materials are arranged alphabetically. The Parish Nursing component was under the Divinity School and School of Nursing with funding from the Duke Endowment. The Parish Nursing component was active from 1999 to 2004. It ended when the grant to fund it ended.

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Joseph B. Parker Papers, 1941-2006

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Dr. Joseph B. Parker Jr., served in the medical corps of the United States Navy Reserve for four years during World War II. He first came to Duke University medical school to complete his psychiatric education. He went on to serve as an instructor of neuropsychiatry at Duke University from 1948 to 1949 and worked part time in child community clinics in North Carolina. He went on to become an assistant professor and associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee from 1949 to 1953, where he was the director of the Child Guidance Clinic. Afterwards he served as Associate professor of psychiatry at Duke from 1953 to 1959 and developed a psychiatric service with training and research activities at the new V.A. Hospital. Dr. Parker left Duke in 1959 to serve as professor and chairman of the University of Kentucky's Department of Psychiatry. In 1970, Dr. Parker returned to Duke University Medical Center as a professor of psychiatry and remained in this position until his retirement and serving as professor emeritus.

Scott W. Cousins Records, 1974-2014

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Scott W. Cousins, M.D., a retina-trained ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of macular diseases, conducts research in both the clinical and laboratory setting at Duke. His research centers on various areas of dry and wet AMD and diabetic retinopathy. The bulk of this collection contains laboratory notebooks, research materials, and photographic materials. The materials in this collection date from 1974 to 2014.

Roger Denio Baker Papers, 1912-1993

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Contains the professional and personal papers of Roger Denio Baker (1902-1994), an original faculty member at the Duke University School of Medicine and professor of pathology. Types of materials include journals, diaries, day planners, manuscripts, drafts, reprints, correspondence, photographs, notes, bound volumes, lab notebooks, brochures, clippings, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, sketches, and programs pertaining to Baker's education, teaching, and research. Materials date from 1912 to 1993.

Marcia Herman-Giddens Papers, 1978-2007

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Marcia Herman-Giddens was a practicing pediatrician and professor in the Department of Pediatrics for the Duke University Medical Center, as well as a medical consultant for state and private child abuse cases. This collection is comprised of medical writings, manuscripts, statistics, publications, presentation transcripts and PowerPoints, abstracts, advertisements, manuals, legal records, and team and committee reports. Major subjects include Herman-Giddens' medical research and her work with Duke University Medical Center's Child Protection Team. Materials range in date from 1978 to 2007.
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Duke Hospital Auxiliary Records, 1934-1996

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Contains the records of the Duke Hospital Auxiliary, a public relations and fundraising volunteer program at Duke Hospitals. The Auxiliary formed in 1933 as the Duke Hospital Women's Auxiliary and ran until 1947. In 1950, the Auxiliary program was reestablished as the Duke Hospital Auxiliary. Types of materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, financial materials, reports, clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, logs, and photographs. Major subjects include Duke University Hospital Auxiliary and volunteer workers in hospitals. Materials range in date from 1934 to 1996.

Helen Kaiser Papers, 1903-2005

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Helen Kaiser (1900-1988), was a professor and the first Director of Physical Therapy at Duke. She was also an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), serving as President of APTA from 1938 to 1940 and member of the Board of Directors from 1926 to 1930 and 1940 to 1946. This collection contains professional writings produced and collected by Kaiser over the course of her career and course materials compiled during Kaiser's time as a Professor of Physical Therapy at Duke. Other materials include correspondence, booklets, pamphlets, articles, committee and meeting minutes, reports, course descriptions and evaluations, floorplans, blueprints, grant files, photographic materials, and a scrapbook pertaining to Kaiser's time as the Director of Physical Therapy at Duke, as well as her personal life. Materials range in date from 1903 to 2005, with the bulk of the material dating from 1912 to 1988.

Agnes June Deans Robbins Collection, 1946-1949

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Collection contains nursing unifrom materials and photographs pertaining to student life at Duke University School of Nursing.
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Agnes June Deans Robbins Collection, 1946-1949

D. Bernard Amos Papers, 1955-1991

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Dennis Bernard Amos (1923-2003) was professor of immunology and experimental surgery at Duke University from 1962 to 1992. This collection contains photographs, writings, an address, an autobiographical sketch, lab notebooks and patient logs for skin graft work. Materials relating to skin graft research are restricted. Major subjects include the Department of Immunology and Duke University Medical Center. Materials range in date from 1955 to 1991.

William McNeal Nicholson Papers, 1949-1974

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Contains the professional papers of William McNeal Nicholson (1905-1974), former professor, assistant dean of continuing medical education, and chief of the metabolism clinic at Duke University Hospital. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, publications, committee materials, and a manual. Major topics include Duke University hospitals and medical education. Major correspondents include Wilburt C. Davision. Materials range in date from 1949 to 1974.

Duke Cancer Institute Records, 1943-2011

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The Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center became one of the nation's first cancer centers in December 1971 after the passage of the National Cancer Act. In 1973, the Duke Cancer Center was designated a cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, reprinted articles, grant materials, photographs, brochures, meeting agendas, photographic contact sheets, and videotapes. Major themes include the External Scientific Review Committee, the Cancer Center Advisory Committee, Cancer Center support grants and core grants, Oncology Recreation Therapy, the Take-A-Seat Gala and Auction, and the Duke Center for Living. Materials range in date from 1943 to 2011.
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Annual Meeting Publications, 2006-2008

North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program Records, 1973-1990

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The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program began in 1972 to establish statewide community training for health professionals and to reverse a trend toward shortages and uneven distribution of primary care physicians in the state's rural areas. Contains correspondence, reports, minutes, transcripts, newspaper articles, budgets, informational directories, and directories pertaining to the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program and the Duke-Fayetteville Area Education Center (now the Southern Region). Major correspondents include Ewald W. Busse, William G. Anlyan, and Thomas E. Frothingham. Materials range in date from 1973 to 1990.

Frank Libman Engel Papers, 1934-1990

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Frank Libman Engel (1913-1963), chair of the Division of Endocrinology at Duke University School of Medicine from 1960 to 1963. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, grant materials, articles, photographs, reports, lectures, notes, yearbooks, and clippings. Materials range in date from 1934 to 1990.
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Bruce W. Dixon Papers, 1906-2013

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Contains the personal papers of Bruce Wayne Dixon (1939-2013), former Duke Internal Medicine chief resident, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine professor, head of the Allegheny County Health Department, and community health expert. Types of materials include photographs, memorials and tributes, articles, a silver bowl awarded to Dixon at Duke for teaching excellence, and other types of materials documenting his career in medicine. Materials date from 1906 to 2013.
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Bruce W. Dixon Papers, 1906-2013 1.25 Linear Feet (1 half box, 1 flat box, 1 card box)

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Aksel, Sezer, 2007

Albert Heyman Oral History Interview, 1985-1985

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Albert Heman (1916-2012) was a Professor of Neurology and Chief of the Division of Neurology at Duke University Medical Center (1964 to 1969). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on December 18, 1985 by Dr. James Gifford. In the interview Heyman discusses his research of Alzheimer's disease, beginning in the late-1970s, and the subsequent development of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University Medical Center. He also discusses his collaboration with Lisa Gwyther and Allen Roses. Other people mentioned in the interview include Eugene Stead, Larry Thompson, Carl Eisdorfer, Seymour Crofferman, Charles Nemeroff, Harvey Cohen, and Donald Schmechel.
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Albert Heyman Oral History Interview, 1985-1985 1 interview (2 audio cassette tapes, 1 transcript)

Interview, December 18, 1985

Alejandro Barbagelata Oral History Interview, 2007-2007

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Dr. Alejandro Barbagelata is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Duke University and a member of the Duke University Cooperative Cardiovascular Society (DUCCS) Board of Directors. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on March 26, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. Barbagelata discusses the Duke Cardiovascular Databank and subsequent variations at Favaloro Clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Alejandro Barbagelata Oral History Interview, 2007-2007 1 interview (2 CDs, 1 transcript)

Interview, March 26, 2007

Framed Items Collection, 1955-1995

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Contains photographs and portraits of Duke University Medical Center staff and administrators. Also included are plaques and architectural drawings of buildings on Duke's campus. Materials range in date from 1955 to 1995.
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Alfred Gras Oral History Interview, September 23, 2005

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Alfred Gras (1920-2007) was a graduate of Duke University Medical School in 1944. He went into internal medical practice in Newark and Nutley, New Jersey; and Vermont. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on September 23, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. Gras discusses his medical education and his experience of being the first student at Duke to receive penicillin.
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Alfred Gras Oral History Interview, September 23, 2005 1 interview (2 cassette tapes, 1 transcript)

Interview, September 23, 2005