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Collection Details


Collection Name: Health Sciences Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/health.html
Dates Spanned: 1962-1967
Description: A study of the United States Public Health Services (USPHS), its contribution to the formation and its contribution to the formation and growth of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Those interviewed include administrators and researchers within the NIH as well as heads of related government agencies and university professors in the bio-medical field. Such issues as the changing role of the federal government in relation to research and training in the health field, the transition from service to research within the USPHS, and the value of epidemiological fieldwork are discussed.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 25
Interviews: [45 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Health
ASP Subjects: Administrative agencies; Biology; Biomedical research; Medicine--Research; National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD; Oral history; Public health--United States; Public welfare; Science--Experiments; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000842