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Occupational and Environmental Safety Office, Administration Records, 1992-2002

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The Occupational and Environmental Safety Office at Duke University ensures that Duke's patient care, research, and teaching environments are in accord with all regulatory requirements, relevant community standards, and institutional resources.
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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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Robert G. Winfree Records, 1951-1996

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Contains records created by the office of Robert G. Winfree (1943-2011), an administrator of Duke University Medical Center. Winfree's work involved close contact with top-level medical center administrators, including Ralph Snyderman, William Anlyan, Bernard McGinty, and Jane Elchlepp. Records pertain to the administration of Duke University Medical Center divisions, especially regarding accreditation, investigative compliance, and building maintenance and expansion. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes, budgets, space allocation plans, and committee materials. Subjects include space allocation, clinics, accreditation, administration, management, compliance, site visits, public relations, expansion, Duke University Medical Center buildings, Sea Level Hospital, Duke Health Information Systems, the Medical Center Information System, and the personal life of Robert G. Winfree. Materials range in date from 1951 to 1994.

Walter Kempner Papers and Records, circa 1930-2016

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Contains professional records pertaining to Walter Kempner's (1903-1997) Rice Diet and related work for Duke University. Kempner began working at Duke's School of Medicine in the Department of Medicine in 1934 and was interested in the effect of diet on various diseases including hypertension and diabetes, which developed into the Rice Diet. The collection also contains business records from the Walter Kemper Foundation. Types of materials include medical records, newsletters, correspondence, clippings, budgets, logbooks, membership materials, and minutes. Major subjects include reducing diets, cell physiology, obesity, and Duke University Medical Center. Materials range in date from circa 1930 to 2016.
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Department of Community and Family Medicine Records, 1959-2021

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Contains the administrative records of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, formerly named the Department of Community and Family Medicine (1979-2019). Prior to 1979, the department was the Department of Community Health Science. This collection contains correspondence, reports, budgets, minutes, writings, planning materials, news releases, clippings, rosters, course and curriculum materials, residency and internship materials, evaluations, surveys, committee materials, field reports, award information, artwork, photographic materials, AV materials, and digital files. Photographs include Mead Johnson Award winners, 1981-1988; Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty and Residents, 1973-1993; Duke Family Medicine Program group photographs, 1983-1995; staff photographs (both identified and unidentified); staff parties and events; and Duke Endowment-King's Fund College, 1971-1981. Images also include departmental faculty members including E. Harvey Estes, Jr.; Samuel W. Warburton; and Kathryn M. Andolsek. Major topics include the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Division of Family Medicine, Student Health, the Regional Medical Program, the King's Fund, the Duke Endowment, Sea Level Hospital, the Andean Rural Health Project, the Fallout Preparedness Committee, and Medical Education for National Defense. Materials date from 1959 to 2021.
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Accession A2017.006, 1972-2010

Accession A2018.004, 1969-1999

Irving E. Alexander Papers, 1940-2006

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Irving E. Alexander (1922-2007) was a clinical psychologist and professor in Duke University's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience for 45 years. He served as department chair, taught and counseled undergraduates, trained clinicians, treated patients, served on Duke's Academic Council, was a consulting psychologist at the Durham VA Hospital and in the Halifax County (North Carolina.) school system, and was a consultant to programs for gifted children including the Presidential Scholars program. Types of materials include reading lists, notes, lectures, outlines, clippings, articles, slides, photographs, negatives, programs, correspondence, dream journals, agendas, schedules, membership lists, speeches, meeting minutes, and grant proposals. Materials range in date from 1940 to 2006.

Ross E. McKinney Jr. Records, 1950-2015

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Ross E. McKinney Jr, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Duke. He joined Duke faculty in 1985, and his area of research is pediatric HIV clinical research. While at Duke, McKinney has held the positions of director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vice Dean for Research for the Duke University School of Medicine, and Director of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine. Includes records pertaining to four areas in which McKinney worked: pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease, Vice Dean for Research, Director of the Trent Center, and the Conflict of Interest Committee. Materials date from 1950 to 2015.

Mark C. Rogers Papers, 1976-1996

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Mark C. Rogers was the Vice Chancellor of Health Systems for Duke University Medical Center and Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for Duke University Hospital from 1993 to 1996. At Duke, he was responsible for the administration of Duke Hospital, creating the Duke Health Network, and was involved in designing strategic partnerships with businesses, especially medical and pharmaceutical companies. This collection contains correspondence, subject files, financial records and payments, administrative papers, meeting minutes, and reports. Major subjects include organizations and boards of which Rogers was a member, the American Medical Centers Consortium, clinical chairmen, total quality management, the Duke Cancer Protocol Committee, Student Health, Sea Level Hospital, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and the Duke Executive Committee of the Medical Staff. Materials range in date from 1977 to 1996.
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Comprehensive Cancer Center Pharmaceutical Research Services Records, 1985-2004

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Pharmaceutical Research Services, part of Duke's Comprehensive Cancer Center, consists of an Investigational Chemotherapy Service and a Cancer Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory and provides a broad range of services to support the conduct of clinical hematology/oncology research. Types of materials include laboratory notebooks, data, correspondence, clinical trials materials, and research materials from both academic and clinical research. Materials were created by academic and clinical research staff members from the following departments: Department of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology. Materials range in date from 1985 to 2004.
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Division of Cardiology Records, 1952-2016

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Duke's Division of Cardiology, part of the Department of Medicine, is among one of the largest programs in the United States. Notable members of the division include Dr. Edward Orgain, Dr. Henry D. McIntosh, Dr. Andrew G. Wallace, and Dr. Joseph C. Greenfield. This collection contains subject files, newsletters, financial information, correspondence, meeting minutes, conference materials, agendas, study and research reports, writings, publications, programs, notes, presentations, personal accounts, proposals, questionnaires, interviews, lists, audiovisual materials, and photographic materials concerning the Division of Cardiology, particularly its departmental organizations, training fellows program, and the Duke Heart Center. Major subjects include the Duke Heart Center Board of Advisors, the Duke Cardiovascular Fellow's Society, the Duke University Cooperative Cardiovascular Society, and Dr. Joseph C. Greenfield's book on the history of the Cardiology Training Fellows program. Materials range in date from 1952 to 2016.
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Accession A2019.004, 2003-2010

Melvyn Lieberman Papers, 1965-1998

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Melvyn Lieberman (1938-1997) was a professor in the Departments of Physiology, Cell Biology, and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University Medical Center (DUMC). He also directed the Graduate Studies programs for the Department of Cell Biology and the Department of Physiology and served as a special assistant to the executive vice president at DUMC and the senior vice president research administrator at DUMC. Major subjects include the DUMC Summer Educational Enrichment Program, the Duke Scientific Research Initiative, the Duke University Affiliated Physicians program, the American Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the Levine Science Research Center. Contains educational materials, construction records, conference and committee materials, correspondence, reprints, meeting and workshop materials, research files, weekly and annual reports, articles and publications, financial records, and subject files for professional colleagues and participating institutions that contributed to Lieberman's medical research and educational career. Materials range in date from 1965 to 1998.
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Josiah C. Trent Papers, 1930-1961

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Contains professional papers of Josiah C. Trent (1914-1948), associate professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Duke. Materials include correspondence, patient files, and subject files pertaining to Dr. Trent's professional life. Most of the correspondence chronicles Trent's involvement with various professional organizations and his acquaintance with prominent figures in various fields: medical history--John Fulton, Henry Sigerist, and W. W. Francis; the history of Duke University--Wilburt C. Davison, Lenox D. Baker; the history of the development of library administration--Thomas Keys and Bertha Hallam. The bulk of the materials were removed from Trent's medical office upon his death and has relatively few items that pertain to his personal life. Items of a more personal nature are located with the James H. and Mary D. B. T. Semans Family Papers in Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. Materials date from 1930 to 1961.
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Alfred Blalock Papers, 1899-1985

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Alfred Blalock (1899-1964), surgeon-in-chief of the John Hopkins Hospital, professor, and director of the surgery department at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1941-1964), was one of two physicians who developed the "blue baby" operation and treatments for surgical shock. Collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, tributes, committee materials, biographical materials, and reprints. Major subjects include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, medical education, tetralogy of fallot surgery (blue baby syndrome), and surgery. Materials date from 1899 to 1985.

W. H. Briner Papers, 1954-1989

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Contains the professional papers of William H. Briner (1926-1999), professor of radiopharmacy and nuclear pharmacy at Duke University Medical School from 1970 to 1988. Types of materials include lectures, reprints, correspondence, 35mm slides, photographs, drafts, reports, speech transcripts, itineraries, handwritten notes, a CV, manuals, books, and newspaper clippings. Materials also include his research and lectures from the National Institutes of Health and correspondence and notes regarding specific projects while working at Duke, including his collaboration on the development of fluorine-18 with North Carolina State University, the construction of the Bell Building, and the creation of the first radiopharmacy lab. Materials date from 1954 to 1989. .

Duke Hospital Collection, 1934-2021

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The Duke Endowment, established by James Buchanan Duke in 1924, provided the funds to form Duke's School of Medicine and Duke Hospital. Since its inception in 1924, the hospital has greatly expanded and is ranked among the top hospitals in the United States. Types of materials include manuals, meeting minutes, handbooks, business ledgers, reports, a poster from Respiratory Care Services, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1934 to 2021
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Accession A2021.057, 2021

Business Ledgers, 1934-1958

Publications Collection, 1932-present

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Collection contains periodicals created for the Duke University Medical Center community. Major subjects include Duke Hospital, health care, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University School of Nursing, Duke Medical Alumni Association and student life. Materials range in date from 1932 to present.
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Accession A2023.030, 2017-2022

Accession A2023.051, 2023

Leslie Benjamin Hohman Papers, 1945-1970

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Leslie Benjamin Hohman (1891-1972) was a professor of psychiatry at the Duke University School of Medicine from 1946 until 1960, later serving as professor emeritus. He also held the position of director of the Child Guidance Clinic in Durham, North Carolina from 1946 to 1953; maintained time in private practice in psychiatry; and acted as consultant to the Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Administration, United States Army, and United States Navy. This collection contains personal and professional correspondence Hohman related to his time as a professor of psychiatry at Duke University. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, the Duke Department of Psychiatry, psychiatric practice, and people with disabilities. Materials range in date from 1945 to 1970.
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Joseph C. Greenfield Papers, 1940-2013

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Joseph C. Greenfield began his career at Duke in 1956, holding various positions at Duke University Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. His positions have included chief of Duke University Medical Center's Cardiology Division (1981-1989) and chairman of Duke University Medical Center's Department of Medicine (1983-1995). He became a James B. Duke Distinguished Professor in 1981. This collection contains correspondence, interviews, personal accounts, curriculum vitae, bibliographies, newsletters, mailing lists, mailing labels, manuscript pages, photographic materials, and publications written by or pertaining to Dr. Joseph C. Greenfield. Major subjects include the history of the Duke Division of Cardiology and the Chief Medical Residents for the Duke Department of Medicine. Materials range in date from 1940 to 2013.
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Accession A2019.005, 2008-2013

William Longley Papers, 1941-1987

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Contains the personal and professional papers of William Longley (1928-1988), professor of anatomy at Duke University School of Medicine. Types of materials include correspondence, photographic materials, reprints, writings, manuscripts, drafts, clippings, printed materials, research notebooks, and grant materials. Major subjects include crystallography, focusing on the tobacco mosaic virus and insect flight muscle. Materials date from 1941 to 1987.
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