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Interview with George Schwert, October 22, 1985

Part of University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with George Schwert, October 22, 1985
Creator:
George Schwert; interviewee. Richard C. Smoot; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1985
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Dr. George Schwert (Chairman of Biochemistry 1959-1974) discusses the events that led up to his appointment by Dr. Bill Willard as the Chairman of Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky. Other topics include the role of different presidents of the University of Kentucky, especially Otis Singletary, Jack Oswald and Frank Dickey. Also speaks about the early philosophy of the Medical Center and Medical School at the time of their creation. Dr. Schwert talks in some detail about the support given to the Medical Center and Medical School by Governors Chandler and Combs and the relative indifference by Governor Nunn.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
University of Kentucky. College of Medicine -- History, University of Kentucky. Medical Center -- History, Hospital buildings -- Design and construction, University of Kentucky -- Presidents, Schwert, George W. (George William), 1919- -- Interviews, Community Health Services -- Kentucky, Medicine -- Study and teaching (Continuing education) -- Social aspects, Social medicine, Rural health -- Kentucky, Medical Care, Cost of, Kentucky. General Assembly, Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991, Kentucky. Governor (1959-1963 : Combs), Dickey, Frank Graves, Oswald, John W. (John Wieland), 1917-1995, Willard, William R., 1908-
Type:
sound
Source:
University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7pzg6g296s/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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