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Reminiscences of William T. Shepard : oral history, 1963.

Creator: Shepard, William T., 1895-
Project: Health sciences project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 53 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Physician, public health offices.

Scope and Contents

Tuberculosis work in Mid-West; City Health Officer, Berkeley; early days of Public Health Service; development of public health research and administration from 1920s; accreditation of public health schools; growth of preventive medicine; importance of continuing education for doctors; health advisory councils; establishment of primate research centers; effects of Fountain Committee on National Institutes of Health research.


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