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Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Animal Research at the NIH. Video Cassette of Television Programs on the Topic

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 1997-015

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. 81 Video Cassettes organized under various topics.

Dates: 1982-1993

Bernadine Healy Papers

Identifier: MS C 624

Bernadine Healy (1944-2011) was a cardiologist who served as the first female director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) between 1991 and 1993. In addition to her work at Johns Hopkins University and the Cleveland Clinic, she also served as CEO of the American Red Cross and President of the American Heart Association. She is well-known for her work helping to establish equality for women in health policy and research, notably establishing the Women's Health Initiative at NIH.

Dates: 1958-2010

Bess Furman (Armstrong) Papers - Project materials pertaining to a history of the U.S. Public Health Service

Identifier: MS C 202

Manuscript copy, and related materials, of Furman's history of the Public Health Service, 1798-1948, ending with the administration of Dr. Thomas Parran.

Dates: 1962-1969

Christian Anfinsen Papers

Identifier: MS C 496

Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr. (1916-1995), was an American biochemist who shared the 1972 Nobel Prize for work that helped explain the structure and composition of proteins in living cells. The collection consists primarily of materials related to Anfinsen's scientific career and is geared toward Anfinsen's research activities both inside and outside of the laboratory.

Dates: 1939-1999 (bulk 1964-1999)

Correspondence of Wyndham D. Miles

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 588

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Materials relating to Miles' history of the NIH. Includes correspondence between Dr. Miles and Harold J. Abrahams, and a 1988 draft obituary of Abrahams.

Dates: 1962-1988

DeWitt Stetten, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MS C 474

DeWitt Stetten, Jr., informally know as Hans, was a noted biochemist and Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health. The collection primarily documents Stetten's post-NIH activities between 1979 and 1990 when he acted as a consultant to the NIH, especially through his personal correspondence which makes up the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1936-1990

Donald S. Fredrickson Papers

Identifier: MS C 526
Abstract Donald Sharp Fredrickson (1924-2002) was an American physiologist and science administrator who made contributions to American medicine over the course of four decades, first as a laboratory scientist, then as a leader of several prominent medical research institutions. As director of the National Institutes of Health from 1976 to 1981, Fredrickson mediated between scientists and the federal government during contentious, far-ranging debates over the direction of medical research policy,...
Dates: 1910-2002 (bulk 1960-1999)

Edward Shorter "The Health Century" Interview Collection

Identifier: OH 136

The collection consists of interviews conducted by Edward Shorter in preparation for his book The Health Century (1987).

Dates: 1986-1987