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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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Irwin Fridovich Oral History Interview, October 10, 2007

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Dr. Irwin Fridovich is emeritus James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry.
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Thomas M. Bashore Oral History Interviews, October 12 and 16, 2020

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Dr. Thomas M. Bashore, MD, a cardiologist, has been on faculty at the Duke University Medical Center since 1985. He's an expert in the treatment of complex cardiovascular conditions, and was instrumental to establishing programs in valvular heart disease and adult congenital heart disease at Duke. His additional achievements include earning repeat awards for his role as a teacher of cardiology fellows. He holds positions as a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and the Senior Vice Chief in the Division of Cardiology. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted on October 12 and 16, 2020 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interviews, Bashore discusses his interest in visuals and history related to medicine, his pedagogical approach, and his thoughts on program leadership and restructuring.
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Interviews, October 12 and 16, 2020

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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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

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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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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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

George W. Newton Oral History Interview, October 9, 2008

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George W. Newton was the former head of Duke's surgical instrument shop.
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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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