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Reminiscences of Victor H. Haas : oral history, 1964.

Creator: Haas, Victor H., 1909-
Project: Health sciences project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 149 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Family, educational background; internship, Staten Island; encephalitis epidemiology work, St. Louis; early days of National Institute of Health; plague field study, West Coast, 1930s; Public Health Service-research vs. service emphasis debate; disease control work, Burma; World War II Public Health Service role in troop protection; malaria investigations, Memphis; from Office of Scientific Research and Development to research grants program, postwar reorganization of National Institute of Health, growth of categorical institutes; administration of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Institute; intramural-extramural research cooperation; trend towards institutional regional bases in research.


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