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Reminiscences of John Roderick Heller, Jr. : oral history, 1963.

Creator: Heller, John R. 1905-
Project: Health sciences project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 58 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Venereal disease research in the South, clinical investigations; value of Cooperative Clinical Group; wartime emergency health sanitation activity; Chief of Venereal Disease Division 1943-48: establishment of rapid treatment centers; Director of National Cancer Institute 1948-60: intramural research programs, increasing complexity of extramural grant review; Public Health Service role in establishing state sanitation standards; development, value of Clinical Center; Congressional support for National Institutes of Health growth.


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