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Interview with Byron Young, August 4, 1987

Part of University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Byron Young, August 4, 1987
Creator:
Byron Young; interviewee. Richard C. Smoot; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1987
Date digitized:
2012
Description:
Dr. Byron Young (Chief of Neurosurgery, Director of Kentucky Neuroscience and Orthopedics Institute, and Johnston-Wright Endowed Chair of Surgery), grew up in Somerset, Kentucky, attended Transylvania University, then enrolled in the second class of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. In this interview, Young discusses his first years at medical school and the prejudices concerning Kentuckians. He describes the surgery department and his decision to pursue neurosurgery. Young also discusses his time after his internship, including serving in the Army in Korea.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Young, A. Byron, 1939- -- Interviews, University of Kentucky. Medical Center -- History, University of Kentucky. College of Medicine -- History, Transylvania University, University of Kentucky. Dept. of Surgery, Vanderbilt University
Source:
University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt76125q8h3b/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.

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