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Reminiscences of Joseph Stuart Murtaugh : oral history, 1963.

Creator: Murtaugh, Joseph Stuart, 1912-1973.
Project: Health sciences project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 53 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Physician, organization executive.

Scope and Contents

Operation research, Public Health Service Division of Hopitals: development of clinical determinations, effects of Public Health Act of 1944, research development programs, granting mechanisms, basic vs, categorical emphasis; cancer research and program as Public Health Service prototype; concern for preservation of scientific freedom; problems, considerations of public support of scientific community; pros and cons of project support system; power and importance of original public health mission.


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